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Five Stars: Miami 114, 76ers 96

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Who were the standouts last night? If you were watching, you'd probably think that it was probably all Miami. Using the gamescore metric available at, we can rank the top five performers of the game.

Mitchell Leff

First Star

Chris Bosh - 25.9

For the second time in as many games, Bosh earned the first star. He started out hot and didn't slow down, scoring a game-high 30 points on nine-of-17 shooting, including two-of-five from outside. He also sunk 10-of-11 free throws, grabbed a team-best eight rebounds (three offensive), made four assists and two steals, and turned the ball over three times with two personal fouls. He finished with a plus-10 rating in a team-high 33 minutes on the court.

Second Star

Tony Wroten - 19.7

Wroten was the best player on the 76ers, leading his team with 33 minutes on the floor, 21 points (on six-of-11 shooting) and with 10 assists. He also hit one-of-four three-pointers, eight-of-11 free throws, grabbed three rebounds and one steal, blocked one shot, turned the ball over four times, made one personal foul, and finished the game at minus-11

Third Star

Mario Chalmers - 18.1

Chalmers was huge for the Heat off the bench, playing for 25 minutes and scoring 20 points on six-of-nine shooting. He drained both of his deep shots and six of his 10 free throw attempts, posted a game-best plus-18 rating, collected two rebounds, four assists, and four steals. He had zero turnovers and one personal foul. His performance was in stark contrast to the season opener, when he was nearly a non-factor.

Fourth Star

Luol Deng - 14.1

Deng played 29 minutes for the Heat, scoring 15 points on seven-of-11 shooting. He missed his only foul shot, and drained one-of-three from beyond the arc. He had two rebounds on each end of the floor, with two assists and two steals with one turnover and a plus-4 rating.

Fifth Star

Brandon Davies - 13.8

Davies sunk his first seven shots off the bench for the 76ers, playing just under 24 minutes in total. He ended with a seven-for-nine shooting performance, and made one of his two three pointers. He made three-of-four foul shots, and had three rebounds, three steals, three turnovers, and three personal fouls.

The Rest

Shawne Williams - 13.1

Norris Cole - 11.4

Malcolm Thomas - 8.7

Henry Sims - 7.2

Hollis Thompson - 7.0

Shabazz Napier - 6.8

KJ McDaniels - 6.2

Alexey Shved - 6.1

James Ennis - 5.0

Chris Johnson - 2.6

Luc Mbah a Moute - 2.4

Dwyane Wade - 2.1

Justin Hamilton - 1.7

Nerlens Noel - 1.5

JaKarr Sampson - 1.0

Josh McRoberts - -1.4

Andre Dawkins - -1.4