Combine grit and determination, then you have a fierce competitor who happens to be a natural leader both on the court and in the game of life.
NBA's Rising Star
An American professional basketball player on a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA & the Memphis Hustle of the NBA G League.
The Konchar Files
John's Player Profile
Height: 6′ 5″
Position: Shooting Guard
Hometown: Chicago, IL
West Chicago High School | West Chicago, Illinois // 2014
- During his junior season, Konchar averaged 19.7 points, 8.8 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2 steals, leading his team in most statistical categories.
- During his senior year, he scored 45 points, 15 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals in an 89-82 victory over St. Charles North High School.
- He is currently the school’s all-time leading scorer.
Purdue Fort Wayne (formerly IPFW) | Fort Wayne, IN // 2018
- Konchar put on 43 pounds of muscle his first year in college, and he fell in love with the weight room. His commitment and dedication helped him level up his game in a big way.
- Purdue Men’s Basketball Coach John Coffman says one of his favorite memories is finding Konchar in the weight room at 8 a.m., just hours after returning from an all-night bus trip home from an away game. “That’s when I knew he was gonna be unique,” Coffman said.
- In 2016, Konchar scored the winning free-throw in a historic upset of No. 3 Indiana.
Greatest playing attributes: Efficiency, Intuition, Work Ethic
Hobbies: Playing Video Games, Photography
Watch John’s awesome journey to the league
#46 Guard | 2019-20
PPG: 3.4 // APG: 1.4 // SPG: 0.5
#46 Guard | 2019-20
PTS: 12.2 // REB: 8.5 // AST: 4.4
Purdue Fort Wayne
#55 Guard | 2018-19
PTS: 19.5 // AST: 4.2 // REB: 8.6
#55 Guard | 2015-18
PTS: 14.2 // AST: 3.8 // REB: 8.7
Community High School D94
#5 Guard | 2010-14
PTS: 28 // AST: 5 // REB: 14
College Career Stats
Position: Shooting Guard | Shoots: Right-handed | Height: 6’5” | Weight: 210lbs | Team: Memphis Grizzles Birthday: March 22, 1996 | Hometown: West Chicago, IL | College: Purdue Fort Wayne
Word of the day
jit· ty | 'ji-tē
Where hustle meets humble, both on the basketball court and in the game of life. Where grit and raw talent collide.
The act of continually elevating one’s style of play. Perfecting the art of always being in the right place at the right time.
Nickname for NBA rising star John Konchar.