5 of the best NBA player performances from November 16

These five NBA players stepped up big time on the hardwood on Friday night!

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The NBA featured some powerful performances on Friday (Nov. 16) including two impressive double-doubles. There was also Jimmy Butler's home debut for Philly, as well as wins by teams trying to get back to the .500 level. Here are five of the best performances from the NBA schedule Friday.

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Anthony Davis - New Orleans Pelicans

Davis continues to make his first half of the season case for NBA MVP. Last night it was a monstrous performance of just 43 points, 17 rebounds, and five assists in a home win over New York. As the big man continues to play big, the NBA MVP seems to be within his sights.

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Kyrie Irving - Boston Celtics

What a game, and what a performance by Kyrie! This game featured two of the Eastern Conference top contenders doing battle into overtime. Kyrie ended up with 43 points and 11 assists, making for two 43-point double-doubles on the night. Even better, Kyrie's Celtics picked up the statement win on their home court.

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