Top 5 NBA player performances for winning teams on January 18

Brooklyn's D'Angelo Russell put up 40 points in a win on Friday (Jan. 18). [Image via NBA/YouTube screencap]
Brooklyn's D'Angelo Russell put up 40 points in a win on Friday (Jan. 18). [Image via NBA/YouTube screencap]

These five NBA players helped with winning performances for games on Friday, January 18.

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1

D'Angelo Russell - Brooklyn Nets

Russell brought his A-game on Friday night. The former No. 2 draft pick scored a game-high 40 points to go with seven assists and two rebounds. That helped the Nets top the Magic on the road, 117-115.

2

Kyrie Irving - Boston Celtics

Irving had a strong performance in Boston on Friday in a 122-116 win over the Grizzlies. He tallied 38 points, dished out 11 assists, and grabbed seven rebounds in his team's victory.

3

Blake Griffin - Detroit Pistons

Griffin was just an assist shy of a triple-double on Friday night. He finished the game with 32 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists in the latest victory.

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