Miami Heat seal win over Utah Jazz despite LeBron injury

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Miami Heat star LeBron James scored 30 points for his side against the Utah Jazz - despite rolling his ankle during Monday night's clash.

James, who also claimed nine assists, was in outstanding form along with his Heat teammate Dwyane Wade.

Wade ended the match with 27 points which ensured the Miami Heat beat the Utah Jazz 117-94.

The Miami Heat's win over the Utah Jazz was their 18th of the season and stretched their streak to two games unbeaten.

James looked in incredible pain in the third quarter when he turned his ankle and list his iconic headband, however he came back on to help his side claim the win.

Heat forward James - speaking after ESPN - said after the match, held at the American Airlines Arena:

"I'm excited I could go back out there, make some plays and finish the game off.

"But I know in the morning, when I wake up, it's going to be pretty sore."

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra will be hoping he has a fully fit James raring to go on Wednesday night, when the Heat host the Indiana Pacers.

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