Top 5 NBA player performances for winning teams on December 23

Stephen Curry scored the game-winning layup for the Warriors on Sunday (Dec. 23). [Image via NBA/YouTube screencap]
Stephen Curry scored the game-winning layup for the Warriors on Sunday (Dec. 23). [Image via NBA/YouTube screencap]

These five basketball stars helped their teams achieve victories on Sunday.

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There were a number of games on the NBA slate for Sunday, December 23. Several teams including the Warriors, Trail Blazers, Timberwolves, and Kings gave their fans some Christmas cheer. Here are the five standout players from Sunday's action.

1

Stephen Curry - Golden State Warriors

Curry's teammate Kevin Durant achieved a near triple-double in this one, but Curry led all players with 42 points including six three-pointers. His biggest shot was a layup with under a second remaining to give his team the close win!

2

Damian Lillard - Portland Trail Blazers

The Trail Blazers needed an extra session to knock off rookie Luka Doncic and the visiting Mavs. However, Lillard came to play as he scored 33 points and dished out seven assists in the Blazers' win!

3

Andrew Wiggins - Minnesota Timberwolves

In Oklahoma City, Andrew Wiggins scored 30 points on 11-for-20 shooting. He also grabbed six rebounds and gave out five assists to his teammates as the Timberwolves defeated the Thunder 114-112!

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