Top 5 NBA player performances for February 8

Lauri Markkanen's double-double helped the Bulls grab a win at Brooklyn. [Image via NBA/YouTube]
Lauri Markkanen's double-double helped the Bulls grab a win at Brooklyn. [Image via NBA/YouTube]

These basketball stars helped lead their teams to victories in Friday night's NBA games.

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Friday night's NBA action included the debut of Tobias Harris for the Philadelphia Sixers as they looked impressive with their starting five. In addition, the Pistons, Bulls, Warriors, and Bucks were amongst winning teams. Here's a look at five players who came up big in the victories.

1

Lauri Markkanen - Chicago Bulls

The Bulls were down 76-61 at halftime but thanks to Markkanen's performance they fought back. Markannen finished the game with 31 points, 18 rebounds, and two blocks. New teammate Otto Porter Jr. added 18 in the 125-106 win at Brooklyn.

2

Andre Drummond - Detroit Pistons

Another double-double beast on Friday night was Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons. He recorded 29 points and 20 rebounds in a commanding performance in the pain. Detroit took the game 120-103 over the New York Knicks.

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