Top 5 NBA player performances for January 24

Stephen Curry helped lead the way for a Warriors' win in Washington, DC. - [ESPN / YouTube screencap]
Stephen Curry helped lead the way for a Warriors' win in Washington, DC. - [ESPN / YouTube screencap]

These five players stepped it up with their performances on Thursday night.

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There were just four games on Thursday night in the NBA, but there were still some impressive numbers. Winning teams included the Portland Trail Blazers, Warriors, Thunder, and Timberwolves. Below are five players who stepped it up for their teams.

1

Stephen Curry - Golden State Warriors

On the heels of being selected for another All-Star appearance, Chef Curry cooked up a nice performance on Thursday. Curry poured in 38 points to go with four rebounds and three assists in a win over the Wizards.

2

Russell Westbrook - Oklahoma City Thunder

Westbrook picked up yet another triple-double for the OKC Thunder, this time in a 122-116 win over the Pelicans. Russ tallied 23 points, 17 rebounds, and 16 assists in the victory.

3

Karl-Anthony Towns - Minnesota Timberwolves

Towns scored a mighty 27 points and had 12 rebounds as his Timberwolves topped the Lakers 120-105. Towns also had the NBA's top play of the night, as seen below.

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