Top 5 NBA player performances for December 21 games

Kawhi Leonard put up 37 in a Raptors win on Friday night. [Image via ESPN/YouTube Screencap]
Kawhi Leonard put up 37 in a Raptors win on Friday night. [Image via ESPN/YouTube Screencap]

These five NBA stars helped lead their teams to victories on Friday night.

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With 10 games on the hoops slate, a number of players and teams got to work. Among those picking up wins were the Lakers, Kings, Raptors, Bucks, and Bulls. Here are five players who stood out in the wins.

1

Kawhi Leonard - Toronto Raptors

Leonard matched a career-high on Friday with 37 points. The Raptors star also had six rebounds, an assist, and a steal in the 126-110 win over the Cavs.

2

LeBron James - Los Angeles Lakers

The Lakers are rolling at their home court with six straight wins. Friday's came at the expense of the New Orleans Pelicans as LeBron James recorded a triple-double. The NBA superstar had 22 points, 14 assists, and 12 rebounds in the victory.

3

Lauri Markannen - Chicago Bulls

The Bulls and their fans are happy to have Markannen back in the lineup as he's a difference maker. On Friday night, the big man had one nasty dunk as part of his 32 points, six rebounds, and three assists in the Bulls' victory.

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