Top 5 NBA player performances for winning teams on December 31

James Harden achieved another 40-point triple-double on Monday (Dec. 31). [Image via ESPN/YouTube screencap]
James Harden achieved another 40-point triple-double on Monday (Dec. 31). [Image via ESPN/YouTube screencap]

These five players stepped it up for their teams on the last day of 2018.

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As the year came to a close, a number of games were on the NBA schedule for the 2018 season. Here are the five stars from the recent games in the NBA on December 31.

1

James Harden - Houston Rockets

Harden has now put himself in sole possession of an NBA record with eight straight games consisting of at least 35 points and five assists. Monday night's performance was a triple-double of 43 points 10 rebounds and 13 assists in a win!

2

Russell Westbrook - Oklahoma City Thunder

If it isn't PG13 leading the way for OKC, it's Mr. Westbrook doing his thing. For the New Year's Eve edition, Westbrook had a triple-double consisting of 32 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists.

3

Stephen Curry - Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are still the team to beat in the league and that's thanks to their All-Star performers. On Monday night it was Steph with 34 points. Curry also cooked up nine rebounds and four assists in the win over Phoenix.

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