Best of the Night in the NBA: James Harden, Scottie Barnes and more

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Stephen Curry’s game-winning buzzer-beater highlighted Friday night’s action in the NBA.

Here are our picks for the MVP of the Night, the International Player of the Night, the Rookie of the Night, the Breakout of the Night, as well as the player who struggled the most in the Rough Night category.

MVP of the Night

James Harden: 37 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists, 1 block, 13-24 FG

RUNNER UPS

Jusuf Nurkic: 29 points, 17 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal, 1 block, 9-16 FG
Ja Morant: 38 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals, 15-26 FG
Joel Embiid: 40 points, 13 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 block, 15-25 FG
Nikola Jokic: 26 points, 11 rebounds, 12 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 11-16 FG
Fred VanVleet: 21 points, 1 rebound, 12 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks, 6-17 FG

International Player of the Night 🇧🇦

Jusuf Nurkic: 29 points, 17 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal, 1 block, 9-16 FG

RUNNER UPS

🇨🇲 Joel Embiid: 40 points, 13 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 block, 15-25 FG
🇷🇸 Nikola Jokic: 26 points, 11 rebounds, 12 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 11-16 FG
🇫🇷 Rudy Gobert: 24 points, 14 rebounds, 1 assist, 4 blocks, 8-11 FG
🇬🇷 Giannis Antetokounmpo: 30 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal, 2 blocks, 11-23 FG
🇭🇷 Bojan Bogdanovic: 23 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 7-15 FG

Rookie of the Night

Scottie Barnes: 27 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 12-19 FG

RUNNER UPS

Cade Cunningham: 25 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, 3 blocks, 11-23 FG
Ziaire Williams: 17 points, 5 rebounds, 0 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 6-8 FG
Josh Giddey: 21 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 10-17 FG
Jalen Suggs: 22 points, 4 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks, 6-16 FG
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: 12 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 5-8 FG

Breakout of the Night

Ziaire Williams: 17 points, 5 rebounds, 0 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 6-8 FG

RUNNER UPS

Kevin Huerter: 21 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 8-13 FG
Fred VanVleet: 21 points, 1 rebound, 12 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks, 6-17 FG
Anfernee Simons: 21 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 8-17 FG
De’Anthony Melton: 21 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 6-13 FG
Cade Cunningham: 25 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, 3 blocks, 11-23 FG

Rough Night

Coby White: 7 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 turnover, 3-15 FG, 0-9 3FG

RUNNER UPS

Terance Mann: 2 points, 6 rebounds, 0 assists, 1 turnover, 0-5 FG
Kelly Olynyk: 4 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 1-6 FG
Jimmy Butler: 13 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals, 5-14 FG
Pat Connaughton: 2 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 0-5 FG
Facundo Campazzo: 0 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 0-3 FG

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