5 NBA player performances for winning teams on December 7

These five players brought their best for games on Friday, December 7.

1

Jimmy Butler - Philadelphia 76ers

Butler has clearly made the 76ers into one of the top contenders in the East this season. Friday night's numbers included 38 points and six assists in Philadelphia's win over the Detroit Pistons.

2

DeMar DeRozan - San Antonio Spurs

The Lakers took out the Spurs several days ago thanks to LeBron James. On Friday night, the teams played in San Antonio where DeRozan scored 36 points, dished out nine assists, and grabbed eight rebounds to help his team get the W.

3

De'Aaron Fox - Sacramento Kings

The Kings continue to hover above .500 and have early season playoff aspirations. Friday's win over Phoenix was thanks in part to Fox who put up 30 points, dished out 12 assists, and also had three steals for the night.

4

De'Angelo Russell - Brooklyn Nets

After that close loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder this past week, D'Angelo Russell helped his team edge the Raptors in overtime. Russell finished with 29 points and five assists in the one-point win over the East's top team.

5

Bam Adebayo - Miami Heat

Adebayo has been a stat line filler and last night's performance was no exception. Miami's big man scored a career-high with 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. He also gave out two assists, blocked a shot, and stole the ball to complete the stat line.

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