Mario Chalmers Can ‘Hold His Head High’ Following Trade from Miami Heat

November 10th, 2015 by Zach Buckley Leave a reply »

MIAMI—Mario Chalmers' exit from the Miami Heat felt nearly as long as his seven-plus-year tenure with the team, but both came to a close on Tuesday.

Miami sent Chalmers and second-year swingman James Ennis to the Memphis Grizzlies for veteran point guard Beno Udrih and sophomore forward Jarnell Stokes.

Chalmers took to social media to express his gratitude for the time he spent with the Heat organization.

Here is the full text of that post:

It has been a tremendous honor and privilege to be a part of the Miami Heat championship family for more than 7 seasons. It is with great sadness and excitement that I end one amazing chapter on my NBA career to graciously begin another with the Memphis Grizzlies. Sending thanks to Micky Arison, Pat Riley, Coach Erik Spoelstra, my teammates and the Miami Heat fans, some of the best in the world! I look forward to starting a new chapter with the Memphis Grizzlies.

Miami billed it as a business decision, which it is. The deal opened minutes for young guards Tyler Johnson and Josh Richardson, plus added a pair of potential contributors, but ...

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