NBA Rumor: Will ‘Miami Heat’ Trade Back Mario Chalmers?
The “Miami Heat” might trade back their star player Mario Chalmers before the January deadline. The management is waiting to see the performance of their young brigade. It is speculated that the management will still consider him back in the team. Read on to find out more about the scoop.
Mario Chalmers has been associated with “Miami Heat” since 2008. During season 2012-13 Chalmers scored the highest points of his career against the “Sacramento Kings” and scored season high points in the consecutive next season.
Chalmers has been playing regular season since 2011 but was put in the back up line after the team acquired Goran Dragic from “Phoenix Suns” during the last season trade.
According to Latin Post, Goran Dragic has been offered a whopping $85 million five-year deal with “Miami Heat.” It is speculated that he will be playing at point guard from this season onwards keeping Chalmers at the backup position.
According to “Miami Heat” management Josh Richardson and Tyler Johnson will be in charge of Mario Chalmers during training camp. If at all, the young brigade is ready to step in big role, the team will possibly trade back Chalmers. Both Johnson and Richardson are likely to get few minutes behind Dragic and Chalmers in the game.
Chalmers still have one year left in his contract with “Miami Heat” and is expected to earn around $4.3 million during next season. The team management is not willing to let him go just like that with nothing next season.
Another player with the ending contract next year is Chris Andersen, the experienced forward player of the team.
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