By using the GameScore metric,we can measure each of the NBA players who appeared in action last night. With three games on the slate, a total of 69 players were in action.

Five stars

James Harden (Houston Rockets, GameScore 28.1)

Harden led his Rockets to a Game Three win over the Stephen Curry-less Golden State Warriors, 97-96. Most expected the Warriors to charge through the first two rounds in eight games, butHarden had something to add to the story. He led the NBA with 35 points, scored on 11 of 26 shooting in a league-high 43:46whichincludes his game-winner with just 2.7 seconds remaining.

He made 4 of 11 from outside and 9 of 11 from the foul line, adding nine assists, eight boards, and two steals to his plus-5 rating.

Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder, GameScore 24.2)

Westbrook steeredhis Thunder to a 131-102 blowout victory over the Dallas Mavericks with 26 points and a league-high 15 assists. He made 9 of 16 shots from the field and two-of-three from deep, also sinking six of his nine foul shot attempts. In 34:19, he put up an NBA-high plus-29 rating, pitching in with two steals and a blocked shot.

Enes Kanter (Oklahoma City Thunder, GameScore 23.2)

Kanter is hardly a household name, but he earned his way onto the list with a very efficient six-of-seven night from the floor.

In just 21:34, he had the NBA's third highest GameScore, also making his only three-point shot attempt, 8 of 10 from the stripe, and collecting eight rebounds. Kanter also pitched in with a steal, a block, an assist, and a plus-17 rating. It's no wonder that the team who scored the most points in the NBA (30 more than the next highest scoring winner) would place three of the top five players in this article.

Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder, GameScore 20.8)

Durant lit up the scoreboard for a game-high 34 points, on an 11 of 25 show from the field. He made 3 of 9 from over the rainbow and 9 of 11 from the line in 37:03. Westbrook's backcourt partner-in-crime also had seven boards, three assists, and a steal with his plus-13 rating.

Paul George (Indiana Pacers, GameScore 18.9)

George rounds out despite his team coming up 16-points short of the Toronto Raptors, 101-85. He scored a game-high 25 points on 6 of 19 shooting, making just one of eight from long distance. He did sink all 12 of his foul shots and added 10 boards, six helpers, a steal, and a blocked shot in 41:55 on the floor for the Pacers.

Tomorrow night, there's three more games on the NBA slate starting at 7PM, as the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Detroit Pistons, the Atlanta Hawks visit the Boston Celtics, and the Memphis Grizzlies host the San Antonio Spurs.

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