Top 5 NBA player performances for Christmas Day games

The Rockets' James Harden was among the star players to emerge on Christmas Day. - [ESPN / YouTube screencap]
The Rockets' James Harden was among the star players to emerge on Christmas Day. - [ESPN / YouTube screencap]

These five players brought their best stuff on Christmas Day in the NBA.

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On December 25, the NBA presented a group of five Christmas Day matchups for fans to enjoy. Among the winning teams were the Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics, and Los Angeles Lakers. Below is a look at five stars who stepped it up to help their teams get victories.

1

James Harden - Houston Rockets

Houston was rocking, as James Harden scored 41 points in a Rockets' win. He also had seven assists and six rebounds in the victory.

2

Kyrie Irving - Boston Celtics

Christmas Day brought a present for NBA fans in the form of an overtime game between the Sixers and Celtics, in Boston. All-Star guard Kyrie Irving scored 40 points to go with 10 rebounds and helped the Celtics grab the victory.

3

Giannis Antetokounmpo - Milwaukee Bucks

The Greek Freak also had his Christmas Day fun. Giannis scored 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the Bucks' win at MSG.

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