Top 5 player NBA performances for winning teams in March 3 games

James Harden went off for 42 points in a Rockets' win over the Celtics on Sunday (Mar. 3). [Image via NBA/YouTube screenshot]
James Harden went off for 42 points in a Rockets' win over the Celtics on Sunday (Mar. 3). [Image via NBA/YouTube screenshot]

These five NBA stars stepped up their game on Sunday to help their teams win.

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1

James Harden - Houston Rockets

It's become a regular occurrence for "The Beard" to be the top player on pretty much any night the Rockets play. That was the case with Sunday afternoon's game in Boston as Harden scored 42 points, grabbed seven rebounds, dished out four assists, and had two steals in a 115-104 win.

2

Jusuf Nurkic - Portland Trail Blazers

It was a first half battle between the Hornets' Jeremy Lamb and Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic. In the end, Nurkic finished with a double-double of 26 points and 15 rebounds as well as the 118-108 victory.

3

Alex Len - Atlanta Hawks

The latest meeting between the Hawks and Bulls in Chicago didn't go to four overtimes. However, the Hawks got revenge for losing in that previous contest. Alex Len led Atlanta with his performance of 28 points, nine rebounds, two assists, and two blocks.

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