Mario Chalmers will not play for Heat tonight
Mario Chalmers said he will not play tonight.
Hot Hot Hoops "The Miami Heat announced today that the long-awaited HEAT Name Collection will finally be unveiled. These newly designed jerseys replace the player's last name with their nickname. The Heat will wear them for the January 10 road game against the Brooklyn Nets and at the AmericanAirlines Arena..." January 07
Pro Basketball Talk "When Mario Chalmers wasn’t throwing passes behind his head to LeBron James for ridiculous dunks, he was throwing his weight into DeMarcus Cousins late in Miami’s loss to Sacramento on Friday. Chalmers picked up a flagrant for body checking Cousins, who went flying to the floor with under a..." December 28
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "There no longer is any wiggle room. Or shoving room. Or bumping room. And, assuredly, no "unnecessary contact" room. With Friday night's costly flagrant foul against Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers now has five points in the NBA's..." December 28
Chalmers expected to play
Mario Chalmers (hip) will not play tonight
Heat listing Mario Chalmers (groin) as a game-time decision tonight vs. Suns. He missed victory in Charlotte due to suspension.
Charlotte Observer "Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers has been suspended for Saturday's game against the Charlotte Bobcats after throwing a forearm at Dirk Nowitzki at Friday's game versus the Dallas Mavericks. The NBA announced the one-game suspension on Saturday. " November 16
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers said before Saturday's game against the Boston Celtics at AmericanAirlines Arena that he plans to appeal the $15,000 fine levied by the NBA for his blow to the neck of Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin. The league Friday fined Chalmers and assessed..." November 10
Pro Basketball Talk "In the third quarter of the Heat’s win over the Clippers Thursday, Blake Griffin was setting a pick for Chris Paul and Mario Chalmers decided to fight through it — with his forearm up, catching Blake Griffin in the neck. Friday the league announced a $15,000 fine for Chalmers for the play." November 09
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The wager started with Ray Allen. Still that wasn't enough for Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers. He needed higher stakes so he also included LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. The bet: lose 10 pounds in a week. No problem for Chalmers who completed the task with ease to answer the challenge of..." October 10
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami Heat President Pat Riley made the priority clear Wednesday during his post-championship state-of-the-team media session at AmericanAirlines Arena. "We don't like to change," he said at the same podium where his players and coach spoke the previous two days about their goal of defending..." June 27
Hoops Rumors "The Heat will exercise their option to bring back Mario Chalmers for the 2013/14 season, team president Pat Riley confirmed today to reporters, including Chris Tomasson of FOX Sports Florida. Once the club formally picks up the option, Chalmers will be in line for a guaranteed $4MM salary in the..." June 26
Mario Chalmers' left shoulder was bandaged last night. Said it is still causing problems. Daily treatment expected remainder of the series.
Chalmers said he thought the blow to his shoulder he took from David West was somewhat questionable, left it at that.
Erik Spoelstra on Mario Chalmers, "He's ready to go."
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "This is the new Mario Chalmers. Forget everything you've heard about him the past three years. The guy who was ultra-confident despite playing alongside three future Hall of Famers. The guy who felt he was every bit worthy of being on the All-Star ballot a few seasons ago. The guy who last..." May 02
Spoelstra listing Chalmers, Wade, LeBron, Allen as out, but says there is a chance Chalmers might play.
Ray Allen (ankle), Mario Chalmers (ankle), LeBron James (hamstring) and Dwyane Wade (ankle) will all miss tonight's game
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat for the second straight game will play without three starters. Coach Erik Spoelstra said after the morning shootaround that LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers will not play Tuesday against the New York Knicks because of injuries. None of the injuries appear serious,..." April 02
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers OUT tonight for Heat.
Palm Beach Post "Danny Ainge’s comments about LeBron James got the most attention this week, especially when Pat Riley responded in a rather direct, pointed and X-rated way. But there were other comments — from another Heat rival — that were noticed and discussed by several Heat players. In an interview with..." April 01
USA Today "Miami's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers aren't playing vs. the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. Immediately, speculation was rampant that Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was retaliating for the game in November when Spurs coach Gregg Popovich sent Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili..." March 31
Miami Herald "Heat guard Mario Chalmers saved his best game of the season for the biggest stage. Chalmers had 20 points Tuesday in the Heat's 103-97 victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Heat's streaky point guard was 8 of 14 from the field and 4 of 8 from three-point range. He also had three..." December 26
Miami Herald "The Miami Heat have enjoyed an unusually long stretch at home capped by an unconventional win in over the Minnesota Timberwolves before heading to Dallas for just their second road contest in the last 12 games. "[Going on the road] is going to be the time where we can look to really hone in on..." December 20
Miami Herald "Even cocksure Mario Chalmers sometimes needs words of encouragement, it seems. After yet another subpar game Wednesday, Chalmers received a call from his former college coach, Kansas' Bill Self. "Always good to hear from Coach Self," Chalmers wrote on Twitter. "The one person who always has..." December 14
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The word mostly associated with Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers is "confidence." The Heat are now focusing Chalmers on another word that starts with the same letter: consistency. After a strong start, Chalmers hit a lull during the second portion of the team's six-game road trip. He has shot..." November 24
Pro Basketball Talk "I am not the person who really should judge this, but I have to ask the question: Is Mario Chalmers the sexiest man in Alaska? People Magazine thinks so. The publication does an annual "sexiest man alive" edition, one that somehow bloggers seem rarely to be a part of. Strange. Anyway, this..." November 14
Hot Hot Hoops "Mario Chalmers is the starting point guard of the NBA Champion Miami Heat. But it's much more complex than that. After wrapping up an interview with HEATV China during the 2012 Heat Media Day event held the day before training camp started, Dwyane Wade was given a fortune cookie. "When angry..." October 16
Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, pretty much all the Heat players are not shy about yelling at Chalmers. He's no rookie anymore — he has a ring and he's hit big shots for the Heat — but he makes the little mistakes that infuriate veterans, and they let him have it. All the time. On media day,..." October 04
Boston Herald "When the Miami Heat added LeBron James and Chris Bosh in the summer of 2010 to form a star-studded trio with Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers sought advice from a surprising, but perfectly logical source: Rajon Rondo. If anyone could relate to the challenges Chalmers would face as the point guard on..." June 06
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Mario Chalmers had just completed yet another strong performance this postseason. As he was about to hop on the cart that taxis players from the locker room to interview podium following Wednesday's victory, he couldn't help but crack a joke to the driver. "You need to put some spinners..." June 01
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Mario Chalmers hears the talk. Some of it first-hand. Some of it brought to him by intermediaries. He is aware ABC's Jeff Van Gundy called him "the key to the series" for the Heat in these Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics. "I agree," Chalmers said Sunday..." May 28
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Mike Bibby in Game 1 of this series was a Mike Bibby very familiar to Heat fans: 0 for 4 from the field, 0 for 3 on 3-pointers. Then something remarkable happened: Bibby hit a shot in Game 2, a 3-pointer. And two more in Game 3, a pair of 3-pointers. And two more in Game 4, again,..." May 09
Miami Herald "Watch enough Heat games and one would think Mario Chalmers is the reason for LeBron James' quickly receding hairline. A night on the court doesn't go by that James isn't barking at Chalmers for one perceived mistake or another. Thursday night at Madison Square Garden was no different. Chalmers..." May 05
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Q: I hope they don't give Mario Chalmers a drug test. Who is this guy? Where has he been all year? -- Chet. A: He is a guy who is playing to his strengths, mainly converting timely shots, keeping mistakes down, and understanding most of his work comes off the ball. Even Thursday, while filling..." May 04
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Heat guard Mario Chalmers had a career year from the 3-point line during the regular season. He shot a personal-best 38 percent from the arc while making 101 3-pointers, the most since his rookie year in 2008-09. With that said, Chalmers is proving he's more than just a 3-point specialist...." April 30
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The last time Kansas University was in the NCAA championship game, Mario Chalmers hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that sent the Jayhawks into overtime and eventually to victory over Derrick Rose and Memphis in 2008. So, yes, that was a glow Chalmers carried into (but not out of) the Miami Heat..." April 02
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The talk started the week before the All-Star break, when Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy said the Heat's Mario Chalmers had positioned himself among the upper half of the league's starting point guards. Then came Jeremy Lin's appearance at AmericanAirlines Arena with the Knicks and the..." March 01
Miami Herald "Mario Chalmers doesn't want you to believe in him. He doesn't want your support. Some people thrive off of positive reinforcement. You know these people. You might be one of them. It's a natural human condition. Chalmers is the opposite of that. Your doubts fuel his soul. Chalmers'..." February 25
Miami Herald "Heat point guard Mario Chalmers is enjoying the best season of his career as a three-point shooter, but he likely will be ignored by the NBA for the three-point contest. Chalmers led the Heat with 54 three-pointers entering Monday's game against the Bucks and was shooting 46 percent from behind..." February 14
Miami Herald "Watch LeBron James long enough and you begin to understand all the intricacies of his nonverbal communications. One of his most animated facial expressions during games is the "Mario Chalmers face." Similar to James' "Joel Anthony face," the reaction James makes when Chalmers commits an error..." February 12
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat learned life without Mario Chalmers can at times be difficult. It was evident when Chalmers sat out with a sprained left wrist Wednesday against the Orlando Magic. The Heat refuse to blame Chalmers' absence on the 102-89 loss, but his presence was missed. Chalmers not only..." February 11
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Q: With Mario Chalmers out, it means Dwyane Wade and LeBron James together less than usual. That might not be a bad thing with the overlap in their games. -- Marty, Plantation. A: What it really shows is that it would be wise for Pat Riley to add another point guard, with Norris Cole the only..." February 09
Miami Herald "The flair for the dramatic was always there. Fearlessness under pressure was always one of his defining characteristics. It's not like Mario Chalmers on Thursday night all of sudden grew into a great "finisher," that colloquial modifier NBA types use to qualify players whose job it is to win..." January 07
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The descriptions for what Mario Chalmers accomplished Thursday night against the Atlanta Hawks were essentially in 3-D: Dominant. Determined. Dogged. And yet, through it all, through the 29 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and take-charge play in each of the three overtimes in the Miami..." January 07
Miami Herald "The blending of skill sets by Norris Cole and Mario Chalmers has created an offensive surge from the point guard position the Heat has not enjoyed in years. Chalmers and Cole combined for 32 points and 14 assists Sunday in the Heat's 39-point victory against Charlotte. On Monday, the duo..." January 03
Miami Herald "The arrival of rookie Norris Cole this season seems to be bringing out the best in Mario Chalmers.Chalmers had 16 points on Sunday in the Heat's 129-90 victory against the Bobcats. Expected to be the team's defensive-oriented half of its point-guard tandem, Chalmers was 4 of 4 from three-point..." January 02
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The prelude to the Miami Heat's 24th season is as hectic as the 66-game, lockout-compacted schedule that is about to follow. Thursday, that had highly regarded swingman Shane Battier announcing via Twitter that he will line up this season as the latest complementary piece alongside LeBron..." December 09