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Five Stars: Miami 101, Indiana 93, OT

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For the second time in two home games against the Pacers, the Heat required extra time to earn the win.

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First Star

Paul George (IND) 24.8

George, a six-year veteran out of California State University, played a game-high 42 minutes, and threw down a game-high 31 points on 11-of-24 shooting, including four-of-seven from outside. He made five-of-seven foul shots and earned a minus-6 rating, earning Indiana's only double-double with 11 rebounds. He also had four assists and three steals.

It's the same story every time we're here. We control the game for so long and then it's always late in the game where it gets away from us. It's always been the story and really our history here. - George

Second Star

Justise Winslow (MIA) 20.9

Winslow, Miami's 19-year-old rookie, came off the bench and played his way into the Five Stars for just the third time this season. He played 39:44 with an incredible plus-29 rating, scoring 15 points with seven rebounds, four assists and four steals. He shot five-of-10 from the field, missing his only three-pointer but making five-of-six foul shots.

What's going to break us? That's the character of this team. We're tough. - Dwyane Wade, on missing his first 10 shots and letting Indiana break out to a 16-2 lead

Third Star

Hassan Whiteside (MIA) 20.4

Whiteside makes his 27th Five Star Appearance, with one of Miami's two double-double's on the night. In a team-leading 41:09 off the bench, he earned a plus-17 rating, sinking eight-of-17 from the field and three-of-four from the foul stripe. Whiteside also had 18 rebounds (six offensive), with an assist to go with his 19 points on the night. He passed PJ Brown into seventh place all-time on Miami's all-time leaderboard with six blocked shots, bringing his 95 game total to 306.

It was rough at the beginning, but our guys just stayed the course. - Heat coach Erik Spoelstra

Fourth Star

Goran Dragic (MIA) 19.2

Dragic led Miami with 24 points in 40:48, earning a plus-20 rating which was 12 better than any other starter from either team. He shot 10-for-17 overall, making one-of-two three-pointers and three-of-six from the free throw line, with eight rebounds and five helpers to his credit.

Fifth Star

Myles Turner (IND) 12.1

Turner, the second of two 19-year-olds in the Five Stars on this night, started at small forward for the Pacers and scored 16 points with five rebounds, two blocked shots and an assist before fouling out in 30:32. He shot eight-for-13 on the night, not attempting any foul shots or three-pointers, then finishing up with a minus-2 rating, the second best mark on Indiana.

Gutsy effort, we just fell short. - Pacers coach Frank Vogel

The Rest

Ian Mahinmi (IND) 10.5

Josh McRoberts (MIA) 9.3

Joe Young (IND) 7.4

Lavoy Allen (IND) 7.4

Luol Deng (MIA) 6.1

Chase Budinger (IND) 2.7

Dwyane Wade (MIA) 1.9

Amar'e Stoudemire (MIA) 1.9

Josh Richardson (MIA) 1.3

Monta Ellis (IND) 0.8

Solomon Hill (IND) 0.5

Beno Udrih (MIA) -0.4

Jordan Hill (IND) -0.9

Gerald Green (MIA) -2.1

George Hill (IND) -2.3

Five Stars Standings




Chris Bosh



Dwyane Wade



Hassan Whiteside



Goran Dragic



Luol Deng



Gerald Green



Tyler Johnson



Justise Winslow



Josh McRoberts



Amar’e Stoudemire



Beno Udrih






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In Miami's next matchup, they'll face the NBA's best, the defending champion Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night. Go to Golden State Of Mind for more on them.