Top 5 NBA player performances for February 9 games

Paul George and James Harden each scored 40-plus points in a Saturday night showdown. [Image via NBA/YouTube]
Paul George and James Harden each scored 40-plus points in a Saturday night showdown. [Image via NBA/YouTube]

Saturday's NBA games included some great star performances for winning teams.

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1

Paul George - Oklahoma City Thunder

PG13 has certainly been amongst the NBA MVP candidates through the season's halfway point. On Saturday, he helped the Thunder defeat the Rockets with 45 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists. OKC took the battle by a final of 117-112 despite another 40-plus points from James Harden.

2

Kemba Walker - Charlotte Hornets

Walker will be one of the home crowd favorites at next weekend's All-Star Game in Charlotte. On Saturday, he gave the road fans in Atlanta a show with nine three-point shots. He'd finish with 37 points, seven assists, and a rebound in the Hornets 129-120 win over the Hawks.

3

Rudy Gobert - Utah Jazz

Gobert's recent All-Star snub will serve as fuel for his fire through the rest of the season. Saturday night's performance featured Gobert with 21 points and 13 rebounds. He also had four assists and two blocks in his team's win over the Spurs.

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