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Mario Chalmers, Shabazz Napier step up production for ailing Heat

MIAMI -- Injuries are an unfortunate circumstance in any sport, and with the NBA season in full swing, several teams have been hampered with injuries to key players. The Miami Heat are no exception, but with starting guards Dwyane Wade and Norris Cole both out, a door has been opened for more opportunities for Mario Chalmers and rookie Shabazz Napier. Both players bring something...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

L.A. Clippers at Miami Heat game preview

It's been a difficult few months for Mario Chalmers, who was criticized for his poor play in the NBA Finals, then lost his starting job at the beginning of the season. He's now giving the Miami Heat a boost with some of the best basketball of his career in Dwyane Wade's absence. Miami could use another strong performance from Chalmers with Wade unlikely to play Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Second unit NBA players who should be starting

(Source: Getty Images) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Mario Chalmers- PG- Heat – Mario Chalmers has started for 2 title winning teams, but he is playing off the bench for the Heat (he starts when Dwyane Wade isn’t playing). He is actually one of the best sixth men in the NBA this season, but he is so much better than Norris Cole and should be starting...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat notes: Chalmers pleasing Spoelstra with ability to sacrifice, adjust

MIAMI -- Heading into training camp, Mario Chalmers had re-signed with the Miami Heat and was eager to prove his performance in the 2014 NBA Finals wasn't indicative of the kind of player he is. It must have been a long offseason for him after seeing his averages drop to 4.4 points and 2.8 assists in that series. He wasn't scoring or getting his teammates involved and was ineffective...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Mario Chalmers steps up to help Miami end skid

On the road for a second night of a back-to-back with three important players missing, the Miami Heat pushed through a slow first half to defeat the Brooklyn Nets 95-83 on Monday night. With Dwyane Wade sitting for a third straight game to rest his sore hamstring, Luol Deng (sore wrist) and Josh McRoberts (blister) were also ruled out. Choosing to not alter his second unit, coach...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers Remains Poised Despite Bench Role

Mario Chalmers is used to being a starter. From the time he was drafted by the Miami Heat in 2008 until 2013, there was only one season (2010) where ‘Rio did not begin the season as the starting point guard for the Heat. That is all about the change. When the Heat begin the regular season versus the Washington Wizards at American Airlines Arena on Wednesday night, it will be Norris...
Via Heat Nation
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers Refers To LeBron As ‘That Guy’

Mario Chalmers could’ve worded this better.  At the Miami Heat’s media day, Mario Chalmers called LeBron “that guy.” And so it begins. Chalmers refers to LeBron as "that guy" at Heat media day. Photographer said Chalmers appeared "regretful" about comment. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) September 26, 2014 Even Eric Spoelstra tried to avoid using his...
Via Geeks and Cleats
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Barbosa could be the ideal player

With nearly two months to go before the kickoff of the NBA regular season, Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra and president Pat Riley remain hard at work, finalizing the roster and acquiring quality veteran free agents to put the team in a good position to compete going into next season. Among his list of quality players includes free agent LeAndro Barbosa. Although he is 31 years...
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Nation Media: Mario Chalmers Speaks out about LeBron

Many people in the sports world are clamoring over the decision of LeBron James and how the move from Miami to Cleveland was the right choice to make, in the end. Many people, except Mario Chalmers. Chalmers and LeBron have had a history of mouthing off at each other both on and off the court and it seems like the verbal feuding between the two has not come to an end, even with LeBron...
Via Heat Nation
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers' child support raised to $10K for having butler

I still can’t get over Mario Chalmers and his baby mama naming their daughter Queen Elizabeth, it is creative, but that is a conversation for another day. Chalmers was paying $2600 a month to Brittany Burrough, but after the judge saw what Chalmers was spending his money on, he decided to increase the payment. has the details. The judge in Chalmers’ child support case...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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