Updated: December 22, 2012, 10:14 PM ET
LeBron James 11-20 FG | 7-10 FT | 9 REB | 7 AST | 30 PTS | +14

LeBron goes streaking once again. After declaring that he could win the scoring title if he wanted to, LeBron certainly got his opportunity to showcase his scoring chops with Chris Bosh out with the flu and the reigning MVP extended his 20-plus scoring streak to 24 games by the end of the third quarter. No fouls either for the sixth straight game. He's solid.

Dwyane Wade 8-14 FG | 5-6 FT | 7 REB | 7 AST | 21 PTS | +15

Wade's redemption tour continues. Wade came into the game shooting a scorching 63 percent over his past six games and he pounded the paint yet again in this one. Though he's not putting up gaudy scoring numbers, he's being smart about his touches and not forcing shots. Not easy to do when the doubters were in full force.

Udonis Haslem 3-6 FG | 0-0FT | 9 REB | 2 AST | 6 PTS | +19

Rather than starting Joel Anthony at the 5 in place of Bosh, Erik Spoelstra gave Haslem the start against the Jazz's front line. He has become far more confident offensively the past couple weeks and it's no coincidence that he's playing next to LeBron and Wade more. His jump shot appears to be merely cracked, not broken these days.

Shane Battier 4-8 FG | 3-3 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 15 PTS | +28

One of his best 3-and-D performances to date in a Heat uniform. In his return to the starting lineup, Battier came up big on defense, even pinning -- yes, pinning -- Paul Millsap's dunk attempt in the second quarter. The league's leading corner 3 shooter took his shots early and often in both halves, capitalizing on great feeds from his 'mates.

Utah Jazz

Who knew Mo Williams meant that much? The Jazz were a hot mess after their starting point guard sat out the second half with a thumb injury. Rather than going big with a Millsap-Favors-Jefferson front line, the Jazz stayed conventional and it hurt. The Heat didn't run a track meet, but Al Jefferson and Millsap were still largely invisible in this one.

Grades by Tom Haberstroh


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