Mario Chalmers left practice early today due to an illness.
Heat undone by late 14-0 Warriors run, lose 114-97. Bosh 26, Deng 16, Chalmers 14. Curry 40 for Golden State.
Chalmers is 0 for 8 from field since 1st quarter.
Napier now w/ 4 turnovers, Chalmers is 4-for-15, and Curry (35 points) is putting this game on ice.
Spoelstra was playing Napier-Cole-Chalmers together, until Cole took that 27-footer with 8 left on shot clock. Then summoned Deng.
Warriors lead the Heat 91-86 entering the final quarter. Curry has 30 points to lead all scorers. Bosh has 21 points, Deng 15, Chalmers 14.
Heat lead 62-61 at half. Bosh w/ 17, Chalmers w/ 14. Curry had 18, and looks like he's just getting started.
Heat, up 16 at one point, go into halftime up 62-61 on Warriors. Bosh with 17, Chalmers 14 and Deng 12. Curry with 18 for Warriors.
10. An argument can be made that Mario Chalmers forever changed the NBA landscape. Had he played much better in June, and Miami won...
Especially with Wade out, Chalmers has become the Heat's most vocal player, the one telling everyone else where they should be.
Warriors on an 8-0 run. Heat lead 54-44, 4:58 left in Q2. Chalmers leads with 14 pts, followed by Bosh (13) and Deng (10).
Chalmers has outscored the Warriors Curry/Thompson backcourt.
Heat 40, Warriors 34, 8:43 left in Q2. Chalmers, Bosh & Deng combined: 28p on 10/16.
Shaun Livingston will devour Chalmers in the post. This is the problem with being so small.
No shortage of points from either team in the first quarter. Heat up 36-30 vs Warriors. Chalmers leads team with 13 points, Deng 8, Bosh 7.
Mario Chalmers, coming off best week of his career, scores 13 in 1st Q, Heat lead Warriors, 36-30. Curry w/ 8.
So even with Wade sidelined, Heat go for 36 in first quarter, lead Warriors 36-30. Chalmers with 13 points.
Mario Chalmers must have collected a star before this game.
Chalmers with 3 of side inbounds. Already with 13 points.
Not reviewing Chalmers' three. It stands.
Chalmers with the three at the 24-second buzzer, possibly to be reviewed.
Warriors switched everything on their first possession, leaving Bogut defending Chalmers.
GSW at MIA: GSW -- Curry, Thompson, Barnes, Green, Bogut; MIA -- Cole, Chalmers, Deng, Williams, Bosh. Out: Lee; Wade/Andersen.
So: Cole, Chalmers, Williams, Deng and Bosh.
Lou Williams (East) & DeMarcus Cousins (West) named NBA Players of Week. Bosh & Chalmers among East nominees, A. Davis, M. Gasol in West.
Heat's Chris Bosh and Mario Chalmers nominated, but Toronto's Lou Williams named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week.
Also nominated NBA Players of Week: Ty Lawson,Chris Paul,Chris Bosh,Mario Chalmers,Marc Gasol,Anthony Davis,Nikola Vucevic,Markieff Morris
Probably the best statistical week of Mario Chalmers' career. Averaged 19.7 points, 6.5 assists, 3.2 rebounds and 1.7 steals.
Mario Chalmers on his candidacy for East Player of the Week: "I need one."
Heat beats Charlotte 94-93 behind 26 from Deng, 20 from Bosh and Chalmers. Al Jefferson misses tip in, in closing seconds.
Crazy ending in Miami. Walker can't get clean look against Napier. Tip missed at buzzer. Heat win, 94-93. Deng w/ 26. Chalmers/Bosh 20 & 10.
Hornets looked like they were waiting too long to foul, then Walker looked like he fouled. Chalmers loses it. 13.9 left, Charlotte ball.
How did the refs miss Chalmers getting fouled?
Great penetration by Mario Chalmers draws Kemba Walker's foul.
Key stat on Chalmers this season: a career-high 36 percent of his shots are coming within 3 feet. He's more of an attack player now.