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Miami has four of top five stars in their sixth win in eight games, as Heat down Suns by 16.

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First Star

Dwyane Wade (MIA) 22.4

Wade surpasses Chris Bosh in the Five Stars Standings with his 12th First Star of the season (and 34th overall appearance). Miami's starting shooting guard led the Heat with 27 points and lead all players with seven assists, shooting nine-for-17 from the floor and nine-for-10 from the line. He added four rebounds in exactly 33 minutes, ending his night at plus-19.

What I liked about tonight is we came out early and took care of business. - Wade

Second Star

Devin Booker (PHO) 21.8

Booker, a rookie shooting guard out of the University of Kentucky, scored a game-high 34 points, hitting 11-of-21 overall, three-of-seven from outside, and all nine of his free throws in 39:23. He had four assists, three rebounds, and a minus-8 rating, along with four fouls and four turnovers.

They kept on playing and then Booker got on a roll. ... He's a good young player. But we were able to respond there and get some stops. - Heat coach Erik Spoelstra

Third Star

Goran Dragic (MIA) 18.0

This is Dragic's 21st time in the Five Stars, and he leads the team with 11 Third Stars, although he has not earned the top spot at any point this season. In a team-leading 34:20, Miami's starting point guard scored 25 points with seven rebounds, four assists, and a steal, shooting 10-for-18 overall, three-of-six from over the rainbow, and two-of-four from the foul stripe. He had a game-high plus-19 rating, committed four fouls and turned the ball over three times.

Fourth Star (tie)

Luol Deng (MIA) (11.1)

Deng earns his 17th star of the year despite scoring only a dozen points on just four-of-10 shooting. He made two-of-four each from the foul line and from three-point distance in 28:30. Starting at small forward, his plus-6 rating was the lowest mark of all Heat starters, although he added four rebounds and four assists to his line score.

Fourth Star (tie)

Justise Winslow (MIA) 11.1

Winslow came off the bench at forward for 29:01, hitting three-of-five shots for nine points. He made his only three-pointer and both of his foul shots, with seven rebounds, two assists, a steal and a plus-8 rating.

The Rest

Hassan Whiteside (MIA) 10.4

PJ Tucker (PHO) 10.2

Amar'e Stoudemire (MIA) 9.1

Mirza Teletovic (PHO) 8.6

Archie Goodwin (PHO) 6.8

Joe Johnson (MIA) 5.4

Alex Len (PHO) 4.9

Tyson Chandler (PHO) 4.1

Josh Richardson (MIA) 3.3

Ronnie Price (PHO) 2.7

Phil Pressey (PHO) 1.7

Sonny Weems (PHO) 1.0

John Jenkins (PHO) 0.4

Jon Leuer (PHO) 0.1

Gerald Green (MIA) -0.1

Josh McRoberts (MIA) -0.4

Five Stars Standings

Player

TP

COUNT

Dwyane Wade

224

34

Chris Bosh

213

33

Hassan Whiteside

187

31

Goran Dragic

104

21

Luol Deng

83

17

Gerald Green

35

9

Tyler Johnson

32

7

Justise Winslow

19

4

Josh McRoberts

12

2

Amar’e Stoudemire

10

1

Beno Udrih

10

3

Joe Johnson

8

1

GOAT

2

1

The Heat get right back at it tonight with a 7PM showtime against the Philadelphia 76ersLiberty Ballers has more on them. Check out Bright Side Of The Sun for a Phoenix point of view.