Top 5 NBA Highlights: James Harden drops Jamal Murray, more plays from January 7

Houston's James Harden was able to shake his man for a nice score in January 7 game against Denver. - [NBA / YouTube screencap]
Houston's James Harden was able to shake his man for a nice score in January 7 game against Denver. - [NBA / YouTube screencap]

Here's a look at the five players that came out as the best of the bunch from Monday night's games.

NBA

It was another busy night in the NBA, full of star performances. Among the players stepping it up were the Rockets' James Harden, New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, and Los Angeles Lakers' Brandon Ingram. The night also included some dazzling dishes, devastating dunks, and stellar defensive plays. Below are the five plays ranked best of the best from Monday's (January 7) games.

1

Harden shakes off Murray

Eluding defenders is one of the reigning NBA MVP's specialities. In this highlight, Harden showcases that ability with Denver's Jamal Murray right on him. It's no surprise that this is the top play of the day!

2

JaVale-vator going up

The Lakers finally grabbed a much-needed win without LeBron on Monday. It included this absolutely great play involving a tip, a Lonzo pass, and JaVale McGee as the recipient for a nasty dunk.

Don't miss our page on Facebook!
Click to read more