Chalmers Talks Struggles Against Spurs

It was no question that Mario Chalmers struggled mightily in the 2014 NBA Finals. For the first time since the San Antonio Spurs manhandled the Heat, Chalmers admits the problem within himself, but pointed some blame to the rest of his team, too. “You know, for the first time in my career, I felt like […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers: Heat took a ‘back seat’ in NBA Finals

The Miami Heat were unable to win a third consecutive NBA championship this past summer because they ran into a much better team. The San Antonio Spurs simply had better coaching and were more complete. And the way Mario Chalmers played certainly didn’t help Miami. Chalmers knows that. He also feels that the Heat didn’t […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Players Won’t Take Backseat Now That LeBron Is Gone

Mario Chalmers is making headlines in mid-September. With the Miami Heat a little under two weeks away from beginning training camp and the regular season still a month-and-a-half from commencing, one can’t blame the media for making Chalmers’ recent remarks a big deal. In a recent interview with Bleacher Report’s Ethan Skolnick, the veteran point guard stated that everybody...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers Didn't Expect Heat To Re-Sign Him

After having a poor performance in the NBA Finals, Mario Chalmers did not expect to return to the Miami Heat as a free agent. "I didn't think I'd be back," Chalmers said. "I didn't think that at all. I didn't even think the Heat would want me back, to be honest. That's how I felt like my playoff performance was, that they didn't want me back...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers, After Tough Playoffs, Promises a Major Comeback for Heat

It had been nearly a month since his downward spiral had finally stopped, only because the NBA season had cruelly ended. Even after enduring enough recrimination and ridicule to last any athlete a dozen lifetimes, Mario Chalmers still couldn't stop blaming himself. "I just needed to be by myself," Chalmers told Bleacher Report last week, following a morning workout...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chalmers: We All Took To Much Of A Back-Seat To LeBron In Finals

Mario Chalmers is back with the Miami Heat, and determined to redeem himself after disappearing during the NBA Finals. Chalmers had a terrible series and LeBron James ended up shouldering the bulk of the load.  In the end that load caused LeBron to return to Cleveland with a new loaded roster.  Chalmers told Ethan Skolnick of Bleacher Report that the Heat relied to heavily upon...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chalmers: We All Took To Much Of A Back-Seat To LeBron In Finals

Mario Chalmers is back with the Miami Heat, and determined to redeem himself after disappearing during the NBA Finals. Chalmers had a terrible series and LeBron James ended up shouldering the bulk of the load.  In the end that load caused LeBron to return to Cleveland with a new loaded roster.  Chalmers told Ethan Skolnick of Bleacher Report that the Heat relied to heavily upon...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Players Need to Step Up For the Heat?

With the permanent (don’t count on a return) absence of LeBron James, the Miami Heat’s overall dynamic changes dramatically. When your team’s best passer and scorer goes elsewhere, output has to come from somewhere, but that’s always easier said than done. Whether it’s lifelong talent or recent signees, several Heat players in particular need to step it up if Miami still...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Nation Feature: Miami Heat Full Offseason Workout Gallery

Your Miami Heat have been putting in extra hard work this off-season to get ready for the 2014-2015 NBA season. Here is a glimpse of what’s been happening behind the scenes. Members of the Heat working on their shooting form: Shannon Brown putting in work: Josh McRoberts hitting the practice facility: James Ennis getting his offseason conditioning in: Reggie Williams working...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade marries Gabrielle Union

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union were married Saturday in front of an intimate crowd of family and friends. According to People, John Legend performed at the ceremony, and the bride wore a Dennis Basso gown and requested that guests wear formal white. US Weekly reports that Miami Heat player Chris Bosh and his wife Adrienne, filmmaker Will Packer,...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers lists his 2-story high-rise condo he bought from Drake

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip Celebrities seem to move out of a swanky place only to be scooped up by another celebrity or professional athlete... Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers lists his 2-story high-rise condo he bought from Drake
19 days ago  |  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...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

For Mario Chalmers, Confidence is Key

Confidence. We hear about it all the time in sports. It’s tossed around like an overused cliché. Some players posses the intangible characteristic – or so we believe – to make special things happen at crucial moments in a game. This “it” factor has created some of sports’ biggest and most memorable highlights, firmly imprinted into the minds of fans like indelible ink...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Oden arrested for punching ex-girlfriend

Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on misdemeanor battery charges after he  allegedly punched is ex-girlfriend in the face. From the Indy Star: The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. in the 7200 block of Maple Bluff Place, according to a Lawrence Police Department report. Officers arrived at the home to find the victim crying and lying across...
Via Sports-Glory
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh: LeBron’s departure has ‘revitalized my attitude towards basketball’

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh told a Miami radio station that he has been “revitalized” with the departure of LeBron James. “I think we have a very good team,” Bosh told The Ticket, via “Looking at the guys we’re bringing in, we have a chance to be very good. I know we don’t have the best player in the world; that’s an obvious thing. But teamwise, if we...
Via Sports-Glory
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Miami Heat: What Should Be Their Starting Five? Nekias Duncan, Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… This will be a bit of a transition year for the Miami Heat, who still plan to compete in the wide-open East after the departure of the NBA’s best player, LeBron James. Luckily, GM and “Heat-lifer” Pat Riley has done a very solid job of retooling the roster, giving the Heat a very fair...
Via HoopStuff
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Was the Re-signing of Mario Chalmers the Right Move?

In the aftermath of LeBron James leaving the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Pat Riley has brought back the majority of last season’s nucleus. The Heat have re-signed franchise players Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, while retaining key cogs such as Chris Andersen, Udonis Haslem and Mario Chalmers. While Heat fans celebrated the re-signings of four of those aforementioned players...
Via Heat Nation
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers On LeBron James Departure: Never Thought Anybody Would Leave A Place Like Miami For Cleveland

Photo Credit: mchalmers15/Facebook It seems some of the players in the Miami Heat are still bothered by LeBron James leaving. This NBA offseason… James, the current best basketball player on the planet, decided to opt out of his Heat contract to return home to Cleveland. Miami point guard Mario Chalmers, who had re-signed with the Heat to a two-year contract, still can’t believe...
Via Blog Surface
July 20, 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

Heat's Mario Chalmers ready for fresh start

No one was harder on himself throughout last postseason than Mario Chalmers. Every interview, he talked about how he was disappointed in his play. His shooting. His defense. He was down on his entire game. A month later, Chalmers is back to his confident self. He has lots of reason to smile, mostly because the Heat re-signed him after many felt he was no longer wanted. So how...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chalmers surprised LeBron chose Cleveland over Miami

There were many people shocked by the news that LeBron James would leave the Miami Heat to go back to Cleveland and you can count former teammate Mario Chalmers as one of them. Recently, Chalmers spoke about his thoughts about LeBron leaving the Heat for the Cavaliers and Shandel Richardson of the South-Florida Sun-Sentinel noted that Chalmers didn’t think LeBron would leave: Chalmers...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chalmers on LeBron: Didn’t Think Anyone Would Leave Miami for Cleveland

Mario Chalmers forgets that LeBron James is from the Cleveland area, so it wasn’t a big transition.  Chalmers is from Canada. Does that mean that he would be crazy for leaving the Heat to sign with the Raptors.  Chalmers says he was shocked James up and left the Heat to return to Ohio. Chalmers on LeBron: "I never thought anybody would want to leave Miami for Cleveland but...
Via Thacover2
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Mario Chalmers Signing Grade

Miami Heat: Mario Chalmers Signing Grade Nekias Duncan, Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… Terms: 2 seasons, $8.3M A lot of fellow Heat fans have negative responses to the news of Chalmers’ deal to return to the Heat. Their frustration was understandable; Chalmers was fresh off of an abysmal postseason performance, averaging 6.4 ppg on 42.3% shooting from the field, along with only 3.6...
Via HoopStuff
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Nation 2014-2015 Roster Breakdown

With a flurry of signings, the Miami Heat has all but constructed the team it will field for the 2014-2015 seasons. What will the rotation look like? POINT GUARD Mario Chalmers – It remains difficult to gauge Chalmers based on last season’s performance. On one hand, he averaged a career high in assists per 36 minutes, set a career high in FG% (45.4%), and remained an above average...
Via Heat Nation
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra on LeBron's departure: Heat have no regrets

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says he was surprised by LeBron James decision to leave Miami but knows nothing lasts forever. “He seemed at peace with the decision,” Spoelstra said according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. “We don’t have any regrets. He shouldn’t have any regrets. It was a historic four-year run.” Spoelstra and James won two NBA titles together during...
Via Sports-Glory
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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