NBA highlights, results: Top 5 player performances on January 5

Stephen Curry led the Warriors to victory over Sacramento on Saturday (Jan. 5). [Image via NBA/YouTube screencap]
Stephen Curry led the Warriors to victory over Sacramento on Saturday (Jan. 5). [Image via NBA/YouTube screencap]

These NBA players stepped up their efforts and helped lead their teams to victory on Saturday.

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1

Stephen Curry - Golden State Warriors

Golden State picked up a close road win 127-123 on Saturday thanks to Curry. The former two-time MVP dropped 42 on the Kings in Sacramento while also getting five rebounds and two assists. That game also included an NBA single-game record for three-pointers which Steph was part of.

2

Nikola Jokic - Denver Nuggets

Denver was able to swat away the Hornets in a 123-110 road victory to improve to 26-11 for the season. Jokic had a big double-double with 39 points and 12 rebounds. He also tallied six assists, three steals, and a block in the win.

3

Jusuf Nurkic - Portland Trail Blazers

James Harden couldn't will the Rockets to a road win at Portland with his 38 points. Instead, Jusuf Nurkic recorded 25 points and 15 rebounds as the Blazers won 110-101 at home.

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