Top 5 NBA player performances for Saturday, November 3

These five players put it all out on the hardwood to help their teams win games.

1

Joel Embiid - Philadelphia 76ers

Saturday's NBA slate featured the Sixers hosting the impressive Detroit Pistons in Philadelphia. Thanks to a nice double-double of 39 points and 17 rebounds from Joel Embiid, the Sixers took the game 109-99.

2

Trae Young - Atlanta Hawks

While Embiid is in contention for the NBA MVP Award, Trae Young is easily a top contender for NBA Rookie of the Year. On Saturday night, Young scored 24 points, dished out 15 assists, and grabbed six boards in a 123-118 win over Chicago.

3

LaMarcus Aldridge - San Antonio Spurs

While some fans and analysts may have been writing off San Antonio after Kawhi Leonard left, they've quietly gone 6-2. That's thanks to stars DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge. On Saturday, Aldridge grabbed 12 rebounds to go with his 22-points effort in a 109-95 win over New Orleans.

4

LeBron James - Los Angeles Lakers

With a 114-110 win in Portland on Saturday, the Lakers are just one game below the .500 level. LeBron James is clearly the driving force and biggest factor for the team's success. On Saturday night fans saw James record 28 points, seven assists, and five boards.

5

Victor Oladipo - Indiana Pacers

Playing the role of hero for the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night was All-Star Victor Oladipo. He not only scored 24 points and 12 rebounds but his three-point shot with 3.4 seconds to go helped the Pacers top Boston 102-101. By the way, he did all that while battling bronchitis.

Click to read more and watch the video
or