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Three of the top Five Stars belonged to Miami in the of back-to-back games.

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First Star

Chris Bosh (MIA) 21.1

Bosh led the Heat with 22 points in 34:40 altogether, shooting seven-for-10 from the field and making two-for-three from outside. He made all six of his foul shots, finishing with a game-high plus-18 rating. He added four rebounds, an assist and a steal to Miami's winning effort.

Second Star

Matt Barnes (MEM) 15.7

Barnes played 36:40 and earned the only double-double of the game with 13 points and 13 rebounds on the night. He shot five-for-nine and made three-of-seven from deep, with four assists, two steals and a block, finishing the night with a minus-10 rating.

We had all kinds of open shots but we didn't make them. We needed to make one shot in the final two and a half minutes. We didn't. They needed to score in about six straight possessions, and they did. - Grizz coach Dave Joerger

Third Star

Luol Deng (MIA) 14.5

Deng led the Heat with 35:56 and shot six-of-10 from the field. He made one-of-three from deep and both of his foul shots, with seven boards, an assist, a steal and a minus-1 rating with his 15 points.

Fourth Star

Jeff Green (MEM) 14.2

Green, one of three in last night's contest, scored a game-high 26 points on 10-of-20 shooting and made all four of his foul shots. He also sunk two-of-six from beyond the three-point stripe, registering a minus-3 rating with three assists, two rebounds, and a blocked shot.

Fifth Star

Gerald Green (MIA) 13.3

Green scored 16 points in 33:16 for the Heat, and didn't really do much else that would show in the box score. He put up a plus-12 rating with a five-for-nine night from the field, including two-for-five from outside and four-of-five from the charity stripe. The only other thing he did was register one steal and collect one defensive rebound.

The Rest

*Hassan Whiteside (MIA) 12.4

Whiteside fell just short of a double-double (also falling just short of the Five Stars) with nine points and 11 rebounds, including four on the offensive boards. He had a game-worst minus-18 rating and two steals. Most surprisingly, he played the entire game wtihout registering a single block, the first time that has happened this season and the first overall time it has happened since April 2nd of last season, in a 26-point loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Courtney Lee (MEM) 11.9

*Zach Randolph (MEM) 11.9

The 34-year-old big man shot six-of-nine with six rebounds and four helpers in 26 minutes off the bench in a losing effort.

Justise Winslow (MIA) 10.0

Mike Conley (MEM) 9.9

Marc Gasol (MEM) 9.5

Goran Dragic (MIA) 7.8

Mario Chalmers (MEM) 6.1

Dwyane Wade (MIA) 5.4

*Beno Udrih (MIA) 5.1

Udrih had his best game so far with Miami, scoring six points with three rebounds, an assist and a steal in 10 minutes.

*JaMychal Green (MEM) 4.0

The third "Green" in the game did pretty good in his nine minutes of game-time, scoring four points with three rebounds.

Udonis Haslem (MIA) 1.6

Five Stars Standings

Player

TP

Bosh

101

Wade

82

Whiteside

69

Dragic

30

Johnson

29

Deng

17

Green

13

Winslow

5

McRoberts

4

Chalmers

2

Check back later tonight as the Heat visit the Atlanta Hawks at 8PM. Grizzly Bear Blues has information on Memphis, Peachtree Hoops is your source for the Hawks.