Miami Heat veteran combo guard Mario Chalmers knows it won’t be easy to win championships in the post-LeBron James era. By Gary Bedore
Mario Chalmers was still awake at 5 a.m. Wednesday. He stayed up all night watching tape of his play in the last two NBA Finals, looking for answers. The Miami Heat hope their point guard found them.
A slimmer, trimmer version of Mario Chalmers ran the show for the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat on Friday night in Sprint Center. By Gary Bedore
First-year Kansas University assistant basketball coach Jerrance Howard enjoyed representing his new school during the just-completed July recruiting period. By Gary Bedore
In the past, Mario Chalmers has either hit the ceremonial tee shot — or asked his dad, Ronnie, to do the honors — at the National Championship Golf Classic, which today marks its fifth anniversary at Alvamar. By Gary Bedore
Mario Chalmers, who held a four-day youth camp and all-star basketball game Monday through Thursday in Olathe, now moves to Lawrence for a set of events supporting his Mario V. Chalmers Foundation. By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas University basketball players Jeff Graves, Jeff Hawkins, Brady Morningstar, Russell Robinson and Conner Teahan are scheduled to play in Mario Chalmers’ celebrity all-star game at 7 p.m., Thursday, at Olathe East High School. Admission is $20. Notes by Gary Bedore
The Miami Heat have decided to exercise their team option to keep starting point guard Mario Chalmers for the 2013-14 season.
LeBron James and the Miami Heat remain atop the NBA, and not even a proud push from the San Antonio Spurs could knock them down. James led the Heat to their second straight title, scoring 37 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in a 95-88 victory Thursday night in a tense Game 7 that was tight until Miami pulled away in the final minute.
Former Lawrence High basketball player Brad Frederick, an assistant coach the past 14 years at Vanderbilt and the son of a former KU athletic director, will be joining Roy Williams’ North Carolina staff, the website Inside Carolina reported Thursday night. Notes by Gary Bedore
Former Kansas University basketball combo guard Mario Chalmers had his jersey number 15 hung in the Allen Fieldhouse rafters in an emotional ceremony at halftime of Saturday’s KU-Texas game. By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas University guard Mario Chalmers of the Miami Heat, who will have his jersey retired during halftime of the KU-Texas game on Saturday, says he'll never forget his time in Lawrence. By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas guard Mario Chalmers will have his No. 15 jersey retired at halftime of the ESPN College Gameday Texas at Kansas men’s basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 16, KU announced Thursday. By Gary Bedore
Former Kansas Jayhawk Mario Chalmers put on a shooting display to remember in Sacramento on Saturday night, making 10 3-pointers — the most in the NBA this season and good enough to tie a 20-year-old Miami Heat franchise record.
Miami coach Erik Spoelstra grinned widely, pausing a second before talking about point guard Mario Chalmers’ progression during his four seasons with the Heat.