Miami has won 10 out of their last 11 games, allowing them to re-gain their status as one of the league's most elite clubs after dropping a few winnable games earlier in the season.
Nevertheless, this wasn't an easy game for the Heat, no game ever is.
The Suns without Eric Bledsoe, made up for his absence by frequently attacking the key and finding their three point rhythm on the wings. Phoenix was able to keep up their attack for nearly three quarters until Miami pulled away in the latter half of the third.
The Heat were lead by Dwyane Wade who dished out a season high 12 assists, as well as 21 points. Wade looked amazing, his court vision impeccable, his scoring ability un-contended, and his defence impenetrable against some of the league's youngest and most athletic. It's evident that however Miami is handling his minutes and rest this season, is working extremely well.
Nevertheless Wade's spectacular play does not take away from LeBron's in this contest. James had a game-high 35 points on a highly efficient (11-14) shooting night, to go with five rebounds and four assists. He was also perfect from the free throw line, going 11 for 11. At this point LeBron can practically score at will utilizing his post fadeaway.
Chris Bosh wasn't able to find his rhythm in this one frequently missing from mid-range. Ray Allen was very athletic at times being mistaken for Wade, he had an impressive block in the fourth quarter.
It's also worth noting Miami's rotation changes, with Chalmers absent from the contest with a hurt hip-flexor. Roger Mason Jr. saw more time as well as former Sun Michael Beasley.
Miami's team chemistry is unbelievable, while this may be caused by their communication of the hardwood (LeBron invited the whole team to his home for Thanksgiving) it's obvious that they can be effective utilizing any line-up. If Wade can keep up this all-star level of play for the rest of the year, Miami will be virtually unstoppable.