Top 5 player performances from NBA games on February 23

Zach LaVine gave the Bulls a career-high 42 points in a win on Saturday (Feb. 22). [Image via NBA/YouTube]
Zach LaVine gave the Bulls a career-high 42 points in a win on Saturday (Feb. 22). [Image via NBA/YouTube]

These five players stepped up their game to help their teams win on Saturday.

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1

Zach LaVine - Chicago Bulls

The Bulls are cooking lately thanks to Lauri Markkanen and Zach LaVine. On Saturday, they fueled a 126-116 home victory over the visiting Celtics. LaVine had a career-high 42 points in the win in addition to six rebounds and four assists.

2

D'Angelo Russell - Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets appear to be playoff bound so far and that's thanks in large part to All-Star D'Angelo Russell. Saturday night's performance included 40 points as he helped the team defeat the Hornets, 117-115.

3

Giannis Antetokounmpo - Milwaukee Bucks

When there's a Bucks' win, there's usually a strong performance from Greek Freak. That was the case on Saturday as Giannis had 27 points, 10 rebounds, and seven assists in a big 140-128 win over Minnesota.

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