After dropping 39 points in Miami against the Dallas Mavericks on November 15th, James decided to take it up another notch.
In a 117-106 win against the Mavericks, James put up a season high 42 points on 16-23 shooting. He also added 9 rebounds, 6 assists, and 2 steals on the night.
Down 95-92, James hit back to back 3′s to give the Heat the lead for good.
This is the highest scoring total James has had in a regular season game since April 3rd. He had 41 points against the Philadelphia 76ers in a 99-93 win.
The Heat are now 38-14 on the season.
The Mavericks MVP Dirk Nowitzki also had a great all around game.
Nowitzki finished with 22 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 assists in the losing effort.
The Heat are now 6-0 against the Mavericks since losing in the 2011 finals.