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Chalmers to take on ‘Linsanity’ (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers is enjoying a breakout year, but his greatest test of the season might come Thursday night. ‘Linsanity’ comes to South Beach. Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks visit the Miami Heat in a highly anticipated matchup on the eve of the All-Star Game. Chalmers, of Bartlett High fame, isn’t playing in… Read more »

Chalmers still clutch in KU uniform (Basketball)

It was déjà vu all over again. Three years after Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers helped the University of Kansas win the NCAA title with an overtime-forcing 3-pointer, he was at it again during the ‘Legends of the Phog’ exhibition game involving past players. The alumni game ended in a tie, and fittingly Chalmers made a big… Read more »

Chalmers gives cancer patients assist (Basketball)

Former Kansas University star Mario Chalmers of Anchorage is back in Lawrence, Kan., to unveil Mario’s Closet at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The specialty shop features free or low-cost accessories for cancer patients. Chalmers created Mario’s Closet to honor an Anchorage family close to his heart and he picked this hospital because he was treated well… Read more »

Chalmers invited to Philippines (Basketball)

After shining in the playoffs, Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers is a hot commodity again. The Miami Heat point guard is among a group of NBA players reportedly being pursued for an exhibition game in the Philippines, where they would scrimmage against the country’s national team. The Philippine national team is preparing for the FIBA Asia Championships… Read more »

Chalmers shines in Game 1 win (Basketball)

Never one to shy away from the big stage, Mario Chalmers of Anchorage delivered the goods in his first appearance in the NBA Finals. The third-year Miami Heat point guard played 29 minutes and scored 12 points in a 92-84 Game 1 win over visiting Dallas. Chalmers, of Bartlett High fame, knocked down three 3-pointers… Read more »

Chalmers has playoff career high (Basketball)

The Big 3 gets the pub, but Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers stole some of the spotlight tonight. The former Alaska player of the year sparked the Miami Heat in a 97-91 Game 5 win over the Philly 76ers that moved the Heatles into the Eastern Conference semifinals. Chalmers, of Bartlett High fame, came off the bench… Read more »

Chalmers reclaims starting job (Basketball)

After starting all 82 games as an NBA rookie only to lose his job in his second season, Mario Chalmers of Anchorage is a member of the Miami Heat fab five once again. The third-year point guard officially earned back his starting position today in a move that his coach hopes will boost the sluggish… Read more »

Chalmers calls his own number (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers and the Heat have been in a giving mood this holiday season. As in, they’ve been giving it to the rest of the league during a 14-1 stretch this month, capped with an impressive 96-80 victory over the Lakers. Chalmers, of Bartlett High fame, isn’t one of the Big Three. But that… Read more »

Never mind Waldo, where’s Mario? (Basketball)

If you’re wondering why Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers hasn’t played for the Miami Heat this season it’s because of that nagging ankle injury. Chalmers, a third-year NBA point guard out of Bartlett High, suffered a high ankle sprain two months ago that has kept him mostly on the sidelines. And even though he played in the… Read more »