Top 5 NBA player performances for November 12

These five basketball stars gave impressive performances on Monday night.

1

Joel Embiid - Philadelphia 76ers

When it comes to NBA MVP contenders early on, Embiid is clearly right at or near the top. On Monday night, the big man had 35 points and 18 rebounds in a 124-114 Sixers' win over Miami.

2

Karl-Anthony Towns - Minnesota Timberwolves

Now that the drama seems to be over in Minnesota, the team they have is back to work. Towns put in some major work on Monday, as he collected 21 rebounds to go with his 25 points in a 120-113 win over Brooklyn.

3

Anthony Davis - New Orleans Pelicans

How often do NBA fans see two players achieve 20-plus rebounds and 20-plus points on the same night? It happened on Monday and Davis was one of them, with Embiid. The Pelicans' big man had 25 points and 20 rebounds in an impressive 126-110 road win at Toronto.

4

Jrue Holiday - New Orleans Pelicans

Another player with a double-double, as there were three of them in the Pelicans' big upset win. Holiday dished out 14 assists to go with his 29 points in the victory.

5

Paul George - Oklahoma City Thunder

OKC fans are happy that PG13 stuck around for this team. He had a season-high tying 32 points on Monday in a 118-101 win over Phoenix. George hit 6-of-10 three-pointers and also had eight rebounds along with six assists.

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