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Five Stars: HEAT 100, Jazz 95

A bounce back after a tough loss. The Utah Jazz were the perfect salve for Miami's uncontrolled bleeding. The Heat place three in the top five.

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We use www.basketball-reference and their GameScore advanced metric to rank last nights heroes and zeroes.

First Star

Dwyane Wade (MIA) 24.3

Wade achieved the seventh highest GameScore in the NBA last night, by scoring a season high 29 points, along with seven assists and three rebounds. In 34:35, he went 10-of-16 from the field and eight-of-12 from the free throw line. He made his only three pointer, adding a steal, a block, a turnover, three fouls, and finishing with a plus-11 rating.

You don't ever want to be sick at all, but I do know when you have an injury or if you're sick, it makes you focus a bit better - Wade, who almost didn't play

Second Star

Rudy Gobert (UTA) 19.4

Big-man Gobert was fifth on the Jazz in game time, playing 25:38 in relief of the front court, mostly for Derrick Favors. He made both of his field goal attempts, drained five-of-six from the line, and ranked first on the team with a plus-10 rating, 11 rebounds, five blocked shots, and four assists. He also pitched in with a steal to go along with his nine points and two personal fouls.

Third Star (tie)

Enes Kanter (UTA) 17.2

Kanter led the Jazz with 36:44 on the floor. The center made 10-of-17 shots, one-of-three from outside, and all four of his foul shot attempts. His 25 points were tops on the Jazz, and he also pulled down eight rebounds, finished with a minus-14 rating, and was whistled twice with one turnover on the night.

We are getting a slow start and playing catch up. We have enough talent to beat every team in every quarter. But it's tough. - Kanter

Third Star (tie)

Chris Bosh (MIA) 17.2

Bosh scored 22 points making eight-of-11 shots from inside but only one-of-five from deep. He made three of four from the line, collected nine rebounds, an assist, two blocks, a steal, four fouls and a turnover. He was the only Heat starter to finish with a negative rating, closing out the night at minus-1.

We felt like we could salvage the road trip with a solid win tonight but we knew it wasn't going to be easy. Defensively, we answered the bell - Bosh

Fifth Star

Luol Deng (UTA) 13.3

Deng closes out the five stars for last night's contest with 14 points and six rebounds in 33:49. He shot five-of-seven, making one-of-two from outside and three-of-four foul shots. He earned a plus-7 rating, dished out two assists, and made one steal. He also turned the ball over twice and was whistled for one foul.

I knew they were trying to go to Hayward at the top of the key. I just wanted to be on top of him and change his route so he'd be in the 2 area, instead of the 3. As soon I saw them line up, we knew the play and put ourselves in position to stop it - Deng

The Rest

Alec Burks (UTA) 12.9
Gordon Hayward (UTA) 11.0
Norris Cole (MIA) 9.0
Danny Granger (MIA) 5.4
Dante Exum (UTA) 4.4
Udonis Haslem (MIA) 4.1
Justin Hamilton (MIA) 3.5
Derrick Favors (UTA) 3.0
Shawne Williams (MIA) 2.5
Joe Ingles (UTA) 2.4
Trevor Booker (UTA) 1.9
Jeremy Evans (UTA) 1.6
Shabazz Napier (MIA) 0.3
Trey Burke (UTA) 0.2
Steve Novak (UTA) -0.7
Rodney Hood (UTA) -1.1

Dog of the Night

Mario Chalmers (MIA) -0.3

Chalmers played 23:50, just under a full half and scored only four points. His only made field goal was a three pointer, on four attempts. He also missed three two-point shots, and one-of-two free throws. He had a team worst minus-3 rating and also contributed three assists and three boards, along with  two turnovers and one steal.