Last night many players had huge games leading their teams to victory. Below we have highlighted the best performances of the night.
James Harden - He led the Rockets with 36 points and 6 assists. They ended up winning 91-86 and Harden willed them to victory late with multiple clutch shots.
LaMarcus Aldridge - He had 33 points and 11 rebounds in a close game against the Sixers. Yes the Sixers. Aldridge scored 15 of his 33 in the third quarter allowing Portland to pull away. Portland ended up winning 114-104.
LeBron James - The Cavs were led by his 29 points and 11 assists. James also shot 9-11 from the free throw line. Cleveland stopped their 4 game losing skid with a 106-74 win over the Orlando Magic. The Cavs are hoping they have found something new and that it will lead to more wins like last nights.
Jonas Valanciunas - The Raptors big scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in their big win over Phoenix. Toronto had a big third quarter and held on late to win another game. The Raptors are now 12-2, tied with Memphis for the best record in the NBA.
Blake Griffin - His 22 points, 16 rebounds, and 9 assists helped lead the Clippers to a big win over the Hornets. Griffin delivered the complete package last night and played up to his ability. The Clippers have struggled early in the season, but they have turned it around. With their 113-92 victory, they improved to 8-5. But on the other hand, the Hornets are in trouble as they are now 4-11. They need to make changes an quick.
Donald Sloan - The Pacers guard led his team to a huge win over the Dallas Mavericks. He scored 29 points and dished out 5 assists. Indiana improved to 6-8 with their victory, and the Mavericks are now 10-5. Indiana ended up winning 111-100.
Pau Gasol - An all around game by the Bulls big led to a road win over the Jazz. Gasol had 23 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals. Gordon Hayward missed a shot at the buzzer which gave Chicago a 97-95 victory. The Bulls are now 1-2 on their road trip and their next game is against Denver tonight.