NBA results, highlights: Top 5 player performances for winning teams on January 19

James Harden's 48 points on Saturday helped Houston defeat the Lakers in overtime. [Image via Bleacher Report/YouTube screencap]
James Harden's 48 points on Saturday helped Houston defeat the Lakers in overtime. [Image via Bleacher Report/YouTube screencap]

These five NBA players gave standout performances to help their teams win on Saturday.

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1

James Harden - Houston Rockets

It's no surprise to see Harden topping the list again, as he's continuing to put up amazing performances. His team was down as much as 21 to the Lakers on Saturday but came back to win, thanks to Harden. The reigning MVP finished with 48 points, 8 rebounds, and six assists in a 138-134 overtime win.

2

Buddy Hield - Sacramento Kings

Several players had the game-winning buckets as part of their performances on Saturday. That included Buddy Hield whose jumper helped Sacramento edge the Pistons 103-101 in Detroit. Hield tallied 35 points, nine rebounds, and three assists.

3

Kyrie Irving - Boston Celtics

The Celtics were also able to win their game on the road thanks to Kyrie Irving. He scored 32 points including two on a play where he lost his footing, regained composure, and still got the one-handed shot in. Irving also had five assists and three rebounds in a 113-105 win.

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