Trail Blazers vs. Heat final score: Big 3 go off as Miami wins, 117-104

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The stars were out in Miami, led by the NBA's best player in elite form.

The big three put together a strong fourth-quarter performance as the Miami Heat prevailed over the Portland Trail Blazers, 117-104, on Tuesday night at American Airlines Arena.

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Chris Bosh led the way for the Heat (35-14), scoring 32 points on an efficient 13 of 16 from the field and 11 rebounds. LeBron James continued to showcase his MVP form with 30 points, six rebounds, nine assists and two blocks. Dwyane Wade finished with 24 points.

The Trail Blazers (25-27) struggled in the fourth and couldn't keep up with Miami's offensive barrage. The Heat outscored the visitors, who had won their last four games in Miami leading up to Tuesday, by a margin of 31-22 in the final quarter.

Damian Lillard had a phenomenal performance in what continues to be a stellar rookie campaign, with 33 points on 10-of-18 shooting, including 3-of-8 from the three-point line. The tightly contested game featured six ties and lead changes.

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