Top 5 NBA player performances for November 5

These five basketball stars put their skills on display in recent wins for their teams.

The NBA season is in full swing with some teams showing their dominance and others trying to gain respectability. On Monday, November 5, five players stood out for their teams, helping them get wins. Here's a look at which stars put in the best performances last night.

1

Jamal Murray - Denver Nuggets

The Nuggets have surged to an early 9-1 record this season. Behind their early excellence is a number of players, including Jamal Murray. He scorched the Celtics for 48 points on Monday on 19-of-30 shooting, including five three-pointers made. Murray also grabbed five boards and had four assists.

2

Zach Lavine - Chicago Bulls

LaVine was only outdone by Murray on Monday night. It was a career-high night, as the Bulls star keeps on scoring in bunches. In his latest outing against the Knicks, LaVine had 41 points on 13-of-25 shooting. He completely filled up the stat line, with four rebounds, four assists, three steals, and two blocks. The Bulls won, 116-115 in NYC.

3

Tobias Harris - Los Angeles Clippers

On Monday, the Clippers improved to 6-4 overall and 4-1 home, after a 120-109 win against the Clippers. Tobias Harris led the way for Los Angeles with a double-double of 22 points and 10 rebounds. He's currently leading the team in scoring with 21.3 a game.

4

James Harden - Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets haven't really had the takeoff they wanted to start this new NBA season. However, they got a bit closer to the .500 level after a 98-94 win over Indiana. Reigning NBA MVP James Harden finished with 28 points, four rebounds, and six assists in the latest win.

5

Josh Richardson - Miami Heat

Josh Richardson also helped his team get nearer to the .500 point on Monday. The Miami Heat star shot 11-of-21 including a 3-of-5 three-point rate for 27 points. Richardson also had eight rebounds, dished out four assists, and blocked a couple shots in Miami's 120-115 win at Detroit.

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