HoopsHype Mario Chalmers rumors

June 11, 2014 Updates

After a personal chef was shot dead at the South Beach club Mansion, the crowd scattered, jammed exits, and ran out onto Washington Avenue and into nearby clubs where patrons blended in with the dancing masses. The chaos and cleanup that followed left the crime scene poisoned. In the aftermath of Tuesday’s shooting and the fight that preceded it inside the club’s VIP section, tables were knocked around, couch pillows were tossed about, and glasses, bottles and napkins with potential fingerprints went airborne. Miami Herald

“The crime scene was contaminated,” said Miami Beach police spokesman Bobby Hernandez. “A crime scene tells a story.” Item contamination “takes away from the narrative.” Adding to the difficulty of the police investigation: the death of Antaun Teasley, 42, a celebrated chef who cooked for professional athletes that include Miami Heat point guards Norris Cole and Mario Chalmers. Teasley was found with a bullet in his upper torso by the club’s promoter, a personal friend, near an exit at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave. He was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where he died. “It’s like taking pieces of the puzzle away. It could be anything from a club bottle with glass that contains prints, to blood spats,” Hernandez said. “What has really set us back, too, is that the victim passed away.” Miami Herald

Teasley's death was announced hours before Cole and the Miami Heat would play Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs in Miami Tuesday night. On Twitter, Heat guard Mario Chalmers called the news "crazy." Chalmers also used to employ Teasley several years ago and he worked for some Miami Dolphins players. Miko Grimes, wife of cornerback Brent Grimes, said in a tweet that Teasley was going to cook for her birthday party next week. Former Dolphin Bryant McKinnie also posted a picture with Teasley on Instagram calling his death "disturbing." NBC Miami

June 10, 2014 Updates

Mario Chalmers: Man crazy news. R.I.P young sheezy. A great person to b around. Never in a bad mood always smiling and kickin it. Prayers for ur family and ur kids. U gonna b missed homie HoopsHype

June 9, 2014 Updates

Mario Chalmers (who has struggled these Finals) was driving the lane when he elbowed Tony Parker in the gut. After the game LeBron James and other Heat players tried to say that the elbow was inadvertent, it certainly didn’t look like that to me. That was intentional and deserved a flagrant. Tony Parker went to the line and missed both. “(Pain from the blow) definitely affected me but I’m a little frustrated, should have made them,” Parker said after the game. NBCSports.com

After being called for a flagrant foul for an elbow to the Spurs' Tony Parker in Game 2, Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers said after the game he didn't "remember throwing an elbow." CBSSports.com

Late in Game 2, which the San Antonio Spurs lost 98-96 to tie the series 1-1, Spurs point guard Tony Parker caught this elbow on a flagrant foul committed by Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers. Parker stayed down for quite awhile. Shortly thereafter, the internet took advantage of the situation like the internet is wont to do. And thus, #Parkering was born. #Parkering is even simpler than #LeBroning. You don’t even need two friends to carry you– you need only clutch your stomach and ball up in the fetal position on a flat surface: For The Win

June 8, 2014 Updates

Chalmers says there's a reason for his sub-standard play, but it doesn't seem like enough to explain the sharp drop-off from a player who commonly boosts Miami. "I'm just dealing with different things, trying to fight through it as much as I can," Chalmers said. "Nothing injury-wise, nothing personal, just trying to figure out where I fit in. "I don't think I'm handling as much as I was in previous playoffs. But it's something coach made an adjustment to. I've just got to figure out a way to be effective." ESPN.com

April 23, 2014 Updates

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