NBA's Top 5 player performances from games on Mar. 23

Karl-Anthony Towns came up with a huge double-double in his team's win on Saturday (Mar. 23). [Minnesota Timberwolves/YouTube]
Karl-Anthony Towns came up with a huge double-double in his team's win on Saturday (Mar. 23). [Minnesota Timberwolves/YouTube]

These five basketball stars put in noteworthy numbers to lead their teams to victory.

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1

Karl-Anthony Towns - Minnesota Timberwolves

All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns is proving his value as the top player on Minnesota. He put up 33 points on Saturday but also collected a team-high 23 rebounds. That helped his team defeat the Grizzlies, 112-99.

2

Kemba Walker - Charlotte Hornets

It's March Madness for the NCAA and that may have brought something out in former UCONN star Kemba Walker. On Saturday, he had a near triple-double as he led a Hornets' comeback win over Boston. Kemba finished with 36 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists in the win.

3

Trae Young - Atlanta Hawks

Saturday's performances included the two frontrunners for NBA Rookie of the Year. Each of them put in a top-notch performance to take down an NBA contender team. In Atlanta, it was rookie Trae Young with 32 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists. Young also hit the game-winner against the Sixers to cap it off.

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