DALLAS -

What a way to pick up after the All-Star break.

LeBron James scored 42 points to lead the Heat to a 117-106 win over Dallas.

LeBron's scoring output was his first 40-point effort of the season and his highest scoring total of the season.

Chris Andersen, sporting a shorter haircut without a mohawk, had a season-high 18 points off the bench.

Chris Bosh added 22 points in 33 minutes.

Miami has won 3 straight.

The Heat wrap up their 6-game road trip on Thursday.

Miami faces Oklahoma City in what will be one of the most hyped games of the regular season.

The Thunder beat the Heat in Miami on Jan. 29.