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Mario Chalmers

31-Year-Old       Memphis Grizzlies

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

7.5

REB

2.8

AST

3.0

STL

1.3

BLK

0.2

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

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HT: 6' 1"   WT: 190 lbs   DOB: 5/19/1986  College: Kansas   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #34 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Mario Chalmers Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, partially guaranteed contract with the Grizzlies in July of 2017.

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Chalmers accounted for 13 points (4-9 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 4-4 FT), four rebounds and three assists across 28 minutes in Friday's 102-100 loss to the Wizards.

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Mario Chalmers NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 22 82 32.0 10.0 2.8 4.9 2.0 0.1 1.4 42.0 76.7 2.0 0.5 2.3 3.8 36.7 3.4 8.1 1.8 2.4
2009-10 23 73 24.8 7.1 1.8 3.4 1.2 0.2 1.0 40.1 74.5 1.7 0.3 1.5 3.2 31.8 2.5 6.2 1.1 1.5
2010-11 24 MIA 70 22.6 6.4 2.1 2.5 1.1 0.1 1.2 39.9 87.1 1.3 0.2 1.9 3.3 35.9 2.2 5.5 0.8 0.9
2011-12 25 MIA 64 28.5 9.8 2.7 3.5 1.5 0.2 1.6 44.8 79.2 2.2 0.3 2.4 4.1 38.8 3.5 7.8 1.3 1.6
2012-13 26 MIA 77 26.9 8.6 2.2 3.5 1.5 0.2 1.6 42.9 79.5 1.5 0.2 2.0 3.9 40.9 2.9 6.9 1.2 1.5
2013-14 27 MIA 73 29.8 9.8 2.9 4.9 1.6 0.2 1.2 45.4 74.2 2.2 0.6 2.4 3.1 38.5 3.5 7.7 1.7 2.2
2014-15 28 MIA 80 29.6 10.2 2.6 3.8 1.5 0.1 0.9 40.3 77.4 2.2 0.3 2.3 3.1 29.4 3.3 8.3 2.6 3.3
2015-16 29 MEM 55 22.8 10.8 2.6 3.8 1.5 0.2 0.8 41.7 82.7 1.8 0.4 2.2 2.5 32.6 3.1 7.5 3.7 4.5
2015-16 29 MIA 6 20.0 5.5 2.3 3.2 1.3 0.2 0.2 31.3 92.3 1.5 0.2 2.2 1.8 9.1 1.7 5.3 2.0 2.2
2015-16 29 MEM/MIA 61 22.5 10.3 2.6 3.8 1.4 0.2 0.8 41.0 83.2 1.8 0.4 2.2 2.4 30.9 3.0 7.3 3.6 4.3
2017-18 31 MEM 40 22.5 7.5 2.8 3.0 1.3 0.2 0.8 35.5 82.6 1.6 0.2 2.6 3.0 27.1 2.5 6.9 1.8 2.2
Rest Of Season Projections 31 MEM 37 8.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Mario Chalmers

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Mario Chalmers NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 3 20.7 5.7 3.0 2.0 2.0 0.3 0.7 15.4 91.7 0.7 0.0 3.0 1.7 40.0 0.7 4.3 3.7 4.0
Last 14 Days 5 23.0 7.8 3.2 2.2 1.2 0.2 0.8 29.4 93.8 1.0 0.0 3.2 2.6 30.8 2.0 6.8 3.0 3.2
Last 30 Days 11 20.5 7.5 2.6 2.0 1.1 0.3 1.0 35.3 92.0 1.1 0.4 2.3 2.7 36.7 2.2 6.2 2.1 2.3
Last 5 Games 5 23.0 7.8 3.2 2.2 1.2 0.2 0.8 29.4 93.8 1.0 0.0 3.2 2.6 30.8 2.0 6.8 3.0 3.2
Last 10 Games 10 19.8 7.6 2.3 1.9 0.9 0.2 0.9 37.3 92.0 1.0 0.1 2.2 2.5 36.0 2.2 5.9 2.3 2.5
Last 20 Games 20 20.7 6.8 2.5 2.0 1.2 0.3 0.9 35.5 87.9 1.4 0.3 2.2 2.9 31.6 2.2 6.2 1.5 1.7

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Mario Chalmers
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Jan 17 NYK 105-99 22 4 3 3 3 0 1 0 3 4 4 0 1 0 3 1
Jan 15 LAL 123-114 20 7 4 1 2 0 1 1 8 4 4 1 3 0 4 2
Jan 12 @DEN 87-78 20 6 2 2 1 1 0 1 2 3 4 1 1 0 2 2
Jan 10 NOP 105-102 25 9 3 2 0 0 3 4 12 0 0 1 4 0 3 4
Jan 5 WAS 100-102 28 13 4 3 0 0 0 4 9 4 4 1 4 0 4 3
Jan 2 @LAC 113-105 25 15 3 0 1 0 2 5 9 4 5 1 4 0 3 5
Dec 31 @SAC 96-114 13 8 2 3 0 0 3 2 4 2 2 2 4 0 2 3
Dec 30 @GSW 141-128 15 4 1 4 0 0 0 1 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 3
Dec 27 @LAL 99-109 22 5 1 1 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 1 3 0 1 2
Dec 26 @PHO 99-97 Did Not Play
Dec 23 LAC 115-112 Did Not Play
Dec 21 @PHO 97-95 8 5 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Dec 20 @GSW 97-84 27 6 6 3 3 1 2 2 9 0 0 2 5 3 3 2
Dec 16 BOS 93-102 26 3 2 3 1 0 3 1 8 0 0 1 6 0 2 3
Dec 15 ATL 96-94 32 16 3 1 4 0 2 6 10 1 2 3 4 0 3 2
Dec 13 @WAS 93-87 22 5 3 3 1 0 3 2 7 0 0 1 5 0 3 2
Dec 11 MIA 82-107 11 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Dec 9 OKC 101-102 13 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
Dec 8 TOR 107-116 26 7 5 3 2 0 3 2 4 2 2 1 3 1 4 4
Dec 6 @NYK 99-88 23 14 1 2 2 0 1 5 9 3 4 1 2 0 1 3
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Dec 4 MIN 95-92 20 2 2 3 0 1 2 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 1
Dec 2 @CLE 116-111 16 4 2 2 0 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 2 3
Dec 1 SAS 79-95 18 4 2 3 0 0 1 1 5 2 2 0 2 0 2 2
Nov 29 @SAS 104-95 Did Not Play
Nov 26 BKN 88-98 19 3 1 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Nov 24 @DEN 104-92 30 12 3 3 2 0 4 4 11 2 2 2 5 0 3 4
Nov 22 DAL 94-95 34 6 7 8 2 0 4 2 11 2 2 0 5 0 7 2
Nov 20 POR 92-100 33 21 6 6 1 0 0 7 12 6 7 1 3 0 6 5
Nov 18 HOU 83-105 29 6 4 8 4 0 3 1 7 3 3 1 4 0 4 3
Nov 15 IND 113-116 30 8 4 6 0 0 1 4 9 0 0 0 4 1 3 2
Nov 13 @MIL 110-103 25 14 5 6 1 0 5 3 4 7 8 1 2 0 5 6
Nov 11 @HOU 111-96 19 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
Nov 7 @POR 97-98 17 7 3 2 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 3 2
Nov 5 @LAL 107-102 24 9 5 4 1 0 2 4 10 1 2 0 4 0 5 4
Nov 4 @LAC 104-113 27 12 4 4 2 0 1 5 9 2 4 0 2 0 4 2
Nov 1 ORL 99-101 26 7 3 5 4 1 2 3 12 0 0 1 4 0 3 3
Oct 30 CHA 99-104 16 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 7 2 2 0 2 0 1 5
Oct 28 HOU 103-89 25 15 2 4 2 0 1 6 10 1 1 2 4 0 2 2
Oct 26 DAL 96-91 20 0 2 6 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 3 1 1 5
Oct 25 @DAL 103-94 25 8 4 0 0 0 6 2 9 2 3 2 5 0 4 3
Oct 23 @HOU 90-98 26 11 1 4 2 0 1 3 7 4 4 1 2 0 1 3
Oct 21 GSW 111-101 22 10 1 3 1 1 1 2 4 5 8 1 2 0 1 5
Oct 18 NOP 103-91 26 5 2 4 0 0 0 1 9 3 5 0 4 0 2 3
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Mario Chalmers – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#4 Point Guard

XMike Conley

1.  Tyreke Evans

2.  Andrew Harrison

3.  Mario Chalmers

4.  Wayne Selden

5.  Kobi Simmons

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True Shooting Percentage

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True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Mario Chalmers has a true shooting percentage of 47.6%.

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Mario Chalmers NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 22 82 36.0 11.2 3.1 5.5 2.2 0.1 1.6 42.0 76.7 2.3 0.5 2.6 4.3 36.7 3.8 9.1 2.0 2.6
2009-10 23 73 36.0 10.4 2.7 4.9 1.8 0.2 1.5 40.1 74.5 2.4 0.5 2.2 4.7 31.8 3.6 9.0 1.6 2.2
2010-11 24 MIA 70 36.0 10.2 3.3 4.0 1.7 0.2 1.9 39.9 87.1 2.1 0.3 3.1 5.3 35.9 3.5 8.8 1.2 1.4
2011-12 25 MIA 64 36.0 12.4 3.4 4.4 1.9 0.2 2.0 44.8 79.2 2.8 0.3 3.1 5.1 38.8 4.4 9.8 1.6 2.0
2012-13 26 MIA 77 36.0 11.6 3.0 4.8 2.1 0.2 2.1 42.9 79.5 2.1 0.3 2.6 5.2 40.9 4.0 9.2 1.5 1.9
2013-14 27 MIA 73 36.0 11.8 3.5 5.9 2.0 0.3 1.4 45.4 74.2 2.7 0.7 2.9 3.7 38.5 4.2 9.3 2.0 2.7
2014-15 28 MIA 80 36.0 12.4 3.1 4.7 1.9 0.2 1.1 40.3 77.4 2.6 0.4 2.8 3.8 29.4 4.1 10.1 3.1 4.0
2015-16 29 MEM 55 36.0 17.1 4.1 6.1 2.3 0.3 1.3 41.7 82.7 2.9 0.7 3.4 4.0 32.6 4.9 11.8 5.9 7.2
2015-16 29 MIA 6 36.0 9.9 4.2 5.7 2.4 0.3 0.3 31.3 92.3 2.7 0.3 3.9 3.3 9.1 3.0 9.6 3.6 3.9
2015-16 29 MEM/MIA 61 36.0 16.5 4.1 6.0 2.3 0.3 1.2 41.0 83.2 2.9 0.6 3.5 3.9 30.9 4.8 11.6 5.7 6.9
2017-18 31 MEM 40 36.0 11.9 4.4 4.8 2.0 0.3 1.3 35.5 82.6 2.5 0.3 4.1 4.7 27.1 3.9 11.0 2.8 3.4
Rest Of Season Projections 31 MEM 37 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Mario Chalmers

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Mario Chalmers NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 22 82 2626 818 228 403 160 8 114 42.0 76.7 165 37 191 311 36.7 278 662 148 193
2009-10 23 73 1808 521 135 246 91 12 75 40.1 74.5 123 25 110 236 31.8 182 454 82 110
2010-11 24 MIA 70 1579 447 146 177 76 7 83 39.9 87.1 91 12 134 231 35.9 155 388 54 62
2011-12 25 MIA 64 1825 627 171 222 97 11 101 44.8 79.2 142 16 155 260 38.8 223 498 80 101
2012-13 26 MIA 77 2068 666 171 273 118 12 123 42.9 79.5 119 19 152 301 40.9 227 529 89 112
2013-14 27 MIA 73 2178 716 214 357 119 16 87 45.4 74.2 162 41 173 226 38.5 254 560 121 163
2014-15 28 MIA 80 2368 813 206 307 122 10 73 40.3 77.4 173 24 182 248 29.4 267 663 206 266
2015-16 29 MEM 55 1253 595 143 211 80 12 45 41.7 82.7 101 23 120 138 32.6 172 412 206 249
2015-16 29 MIA 6 120 33 14 19 8 1 1 31.3 92.3 9 1 13 11 9.1 10 32 12 13
2015-16 29 MEM/MIA 61 1373 628 157 230 88 13 46 41.0 83.2 110 24 133 149 30.9 182 444 218 262
2017-18 31 MEM 40 901 299 110 119 50 7 32 35.5 82.6 63 8 102 118 27.1 98 276 71 86
Rest Of Season Projections 31 MEM 37 295 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Mario Chalmers

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Mario Chalmers NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2008-09 22 82 32.0 54.8 50.6 30.6 12.5 2.4 12.5
2009-10 23 73 24.8 51.9 48.3 28.2 14.1 2.0 8.0
2010-11 24 MIA 70 22.6 53.8 50.6 25.9 13.3 1.9 7.4
2011-12 25 MIA 64 28.5 57.8 54.9 24.5 15.7 1.6 10.8
2012-13 26 MIA 77 26.9 57.6 54.5 28.1 12.3 2.3 10.3
2013-14 27 MIA 73 29.8 56.7 53.1 31.0 14.1 2.2 12.5
2014-15 28 MIA 80 29.6 52.1 45.8 24.4 13.7 1.8 10.4
2015-16 29 MEM 55 22.8 57.0 47.2 25.3 12.1 2.1 11.9
2015-16 29 MIA 6 20.0 43.7 32.8 28.9 13.7 2.1 7.2
2015-16 29 MEM/MIA 61 22.5 56.1 46.2 25.6 12.2 2.1 11.5
2017-18 31 MEM 40 22.5 47.6 41.3 24.0 12.7 1.9 8.2
Rest Of Season Projections 31 MEM 37 8.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Mario Chalmers

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Mario Chalmers: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Chalmers scored 16 points (6-10 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT) while adding four steals, three rebounds and an assist in 32 minutes off the bench during Friday's 96-94 win over the Hawks.

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Chalmers (knee) will play in Friday's game against the Spurs, Ronald Tillery of The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.

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Chalmers (ankle) is officially listed as questionable for Friday's game against the Spurs.

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Chalmers (ankle) will be sidelined for Wednesday's matchup against the Spurs but will play during Friday's tilt against the Spurs, Kevin Lipe of the Memphis Flyer reports.

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Chalmers (ankle) will be a game-time call for Wednesday's matchup with the Spurs, Michael Wallace of Grizzlies.com reports.

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Chalmers is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Spurs with a right ankle injury.

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Chalmers will start Saturday's game against the Rockets and is expected to hold onto the role while Mike Conley recovers from a sore Achilles, Mike Wallace of Grind City Media reports.

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Chalmers tallied eight points (4-9 FG, 0-4 3Pt), six assists and four rebounds across 30 minutes during Wednesday's game against the Pacers.

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Chalmers will start at point guard for Wednesday's matchup with the Pacers, Ronald Tillery of the Memphis Commercial Appeal reports.

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Chalmers (knee) will be available for Tuesday's game against the Trail Blazers.

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Chalmers is dealing with a left knee injury, but is considered probable for Tuesday's game against the Trail Blazers.

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Chalmers will start at point guard for Wednesday's matchup with the Magic.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

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2015-16

Chalmers' time as the starting point guard in Miami came to an end once the team traded for Goran Dragic at the February trade deadline. Chalmers still managed to record season averages of 10.2 points, 2.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists, and 1.5 steals in 30 minutes over 80 games for the Heat, but now that Dragic has been signed to a five-year extension, Chalmers is destined for a backup role in his final season under contract with the team. This likely means a minutes reduction for Chalmers, as he will only be a starter should Dragic be battling injuries. Nevertheless, Chalmers will still be able to serve as a solid floor leader and capable three-point shooter off the bench this season, where he has shot over 36 percent from for his career. The good news for the former Kansas Jayhawk is that he no longer has both Norris Cole and Shabazz Napier breathing down his neck for minutes at the point guard position, so while young guard Tyler Johnson could see some time in that spot on the floor, Chalmers is essentially locked into the role of being Dragic's immediate backup.

2014-15

Chalmers is entering his sixth season in the NBA after completing a two-year deal in the offseason to remain in Miami. In 29 minutes per game last season, he averaged 9.8 points, 2.9 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 1.6 steals, 0.2 blocks, and 1.2 three-pointers. The former Kansas Jayhawk is now a veteran and will have to take ownership of the Lebron James-sized hole left in the Heat's rotation. While he won't be solely responsible for the task of trying to replace James, the 28-year-old Chalmers may see more opportunities on the offensive side of the ball this season. He's spent the majority of his career yielding to the Big 3 in Miami and could now take on more of a role distributing the leather. With the oft-injured Dwyane Wade slowing down, this may become even more true for Chalmers needing to take on some the burden of the Heat's backcourt duties in 2014-15. He seems like the obvious starting point guard at this point, but if the team struggles, Chalmers might be looking over his shoulder at Norris Cole and Shabazz Napier, who may be able to offer head coach Erik Spoelstra more offensive firepower than Chalmers. However, the incumbent starting point guard has claimed his worth on the defensive side of the basketball, where he's finished in the top 20 of steals per game for the past three seasons.

2013-14

Chalmers mainly serves as a complement to the Big 3 in Miami, but he still can be a capable, though inconsistent, scorer. He is locked in as the starter at point guard and shares time mainly with Norris Cole at the position. Chalmers shot 41 percent from three last season but did take a slight step back in only averaging 8.6 points per game. He is relatively far off the starting radar for fantasy purposes, but he can have occasional big games and is a threat on three-pointers.

2012-13

Chalmers understandably gets overlooked playing alongside the troika of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh, but he continues to remain a safe bet to get extended minutes because of the teamís limited depth at point guard. Chalmers logged over 35 minutes a game during the postseason, with his best moment coming in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, when he scored 25 points on a blistering 9-for-15 from the field to help lead the Heat to a 104-98 win over the Thunder. Chalmers may be a point guard in name only, but still managed to be a steady contributor when James and Wade werenít handling the rock. He averaged 9.8 points and 3.5 assists per game, but he was perhaps most useful defensively, recording 1.5 steals per game. Chalmers further bolstered his value by knocking down 1.6 three-pointers per game, most often after being setup for a spot-up look from James or Wade. The injury-prone Wade has missed 15 or more games in four of his nine NBA seasons, and will be returning from a knee injury this season. If Wade is forced out of action for extended time again, Chalmers could be primed to assume a larger role in the Heat offense. The one thing that could threaten his playing time this season is how often the team opts to run a lineup that features Ray Allen off the ball with Wade or James serving as the point guard.

2011-12

The Heat look forward to having Chalmers back this season after re-signing him to a 2-year deal. Chalmers, a fourth-year point guard and former Kansas Jayhawk, averaged 6.4 PPG, 2.5 assists and grabbed 1.1 steals for the Heat last season. He will likely take on the starting point guard role and will hopefully be a better compliment to the Big Three this year around.

2010-11

With Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh on the floor, there won't be much for Miami's point guard to doÖ hang out by the three-point line, can the occasional wide-open jumper, harass opposing ball-handlers on defense. Chalmers is well-suited to the role. On defense he has quick hands (1.2 steals in just 24.8 minutes per game last season), and on offense he's a respectable three-point shooter whose percentage should only improve with Wade and LBJ drawing defensive attention and setting up open looks. He'll have to hold off veteran Carlos Arroyo to win the job, but should have the inside track.

2009-10

Chalmers arrived in the NBA with a reputation for exceptionally quick hands on defense, and he didnít disappoint, posting an average of 2.0 steals per game as a rookie. Like Mo Williams in Cleveland, Chalmers is listed as a point guard when starting lineups are announced, but he doesnít really play a traditional point guardís role because so much of Miamiís offense runs through Dwyane Wade. On the offensive end, Chalmersí role is as an outlet who can spot up and drain the three. He hit from downtown at a .367 clip last season, making 114 shots from long distance on the season. Heading into year two, Chalmersí role as Miamiís starting point guard is secure. He should improve across the board with a yearís worth of NBA experience on his resume, and will likely appear near the top of the NBA leaderboard in steals.

2008-09

A second round draft pick out of Kansas, Chalmers brings an up-tempo style of play to the Heat. Chalmers shoots very well from the perimeter, plays excellent defense, and racks up steals and assists -- his defensive ability is what will get him minutes initially. Look for Chalmers' role so increase as the season progresses.

2007-08

A second round draft pick out of Kansas, Chalmers brings an up-tempo style of play to the Heat. Chalmers shoots very well from the perimeter, plays excellent defense, and racks up steals and assists -- his defensive ability is what will get him minutes initially. Look for Chalmers' role so increase as the season progresses.