Mario Chalmers: ‘I Never Thought Anyone Would Want to Leave Miami for Cleveland’

July 19th, 2014 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

While former Miami Heat teammates Mike Miller and James Jones have followed LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers, there's one member of the four-time defending Eastern Conference champions who's pleased to be returning to South Beach. 

At least as far as geography is concerned. 

According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel's Shandel Richardson, point guard Mario Chalmers was a little surprised James chose to depart Miami for Cleveland: 

However, just because Chalmers found James' decision a bit puzzling doesn't mean the two don't still share a great rapport. 

Per Richardson:

Chalmers added the following when speaking to reporters at his Boys and Girls Club basketball camp in Miami, according to's Alexandra Fruin: "You gotta do what's best for your family. I'm not mad at him at all. You gotta do what's right for them and what you feel is right in your heart."

And as James noted in his first-person announcement (as told to Sports Illustrated's Lee Jenkins), he cherished the prosperous time spent with Chalmers, ...

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