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Five Stars: Heat 106, Cavaliers 92

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The Heat set down the Cavs by 14 points last night, placing five players in the top seven GameScore's.

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First Star

Dwyane Wade (MIA) 27.0

Wade put up his second highest GameScore of the season, and his 15th above 20.0 (generally considered an excellent game). He didn't attempt a shot from outside, which perhaps contributed to his stellar 72.2% shooting success rate. He made 13-of-18 from the field and six-of-eight from the stripe, also stripping the opposition five times in 30:59. His 32 points mark the fourth time this season that he's scored at least 30. Check here for highlights.

Second Star

Goran Dragic (MIA) 21.1

The two things the Heat were lacking through LeBron's run were a consistent big man and a top shelf point guard. Isn't it a little ironic that his second return to the AAA would see his performance eclipsed by Dragic and approached by Whiteside? Dragic scored 20 points on seven-of-13 shooting, missing both of his three-pointers but making all six of his foul shots, along with nine assists, five rebounds and two steals in a game-high 39:45.

Third Star

Kyrie Irving (CLE) 14.4

Irving scored 21 points despite hitting just five-of-15 shots from the floor and two-of-seven from outside the arc. He drained nine-of-11 from the foul stripe, along with six helpers in a losing effort.

Fourth Star

LeBron James (CLE) 14.1

James' 26 points led the Cavs, but it wasn't nearly enough to challenge the reigning Eastern Conference Champions. He made half of his eight three-point shot attempts, but only four-of-11 from inside the rainbow. He also made six-of-eight from the line, with four assists in 35:16.

Fifth Star

Mario Chalmers (MIA) 13.9

Chalmers went six-of-10 from the field and two-of-five from deep, making both of his foul shots and adding five rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block in 28:44 off the bench in relief of both Dragic and Wade.

The Rest

Hassan Whiteside (MIA) 13.2

Luol Deng (MIA) 9.5

Iman Shumpert (CLE) 8.6

Timofey Mozgov (CLE) 6.4

Tristan Thompson (CLE) 4.6

JR Smith (CLE) 4.1

Shawn Marion (CLE) 3.7

Chris Andersen (MIA) 2.6

Matthew Delladova (CLE) 2.4

Michael Beasley (MIA) 0.8

Udonis Haslem (MIA) 0.6

Mike Miller (CLE) 0.0

Kendrick Perkins (CLE) -0.9

James Jones (CLE) -1.6

Dog of the Night

Henry Walker (MIA) -2.0

Walker would have had a better game if he had just stayed on the bench. In just under a full half of play, he scored three points with seven rebounds, three turnovers and six personal fouls.

Head over to Fear The Sword for a Cleveland take on events.