Miami Warmth add Mario Chalmers to G League affiliate Skyforce – South Florida Solar-Sentinel – South Florida Solar Sentinel

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MIAMI — Mario Chalmers is again with the Miami Warmth. Extra to the purpose, Chalmers is with the minor-league Miami Warmth.
The Warmth’s G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, introduced Friday that it has acquired the G League rights to the previous Warmth championship guard.
The transfer comes after Chalmers final month signed an emergency 10-day contract with the Warmth amid the workforce’s COIVID-related absences, however didn’t see motion with Erik Spoelstra’s workforce throughout that interval.
With the transfer, Chalmers, 35, stays eligible to signal with any NBA workforce.
The Skyforce additionally introduced Friday that former Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest standout Bandon Knight has returned to the workforce. Knight, 30, had been with the Dallas Mavericks on an emergency 10-day contract. Like Chalmers, he’s looking for to resurrect his NBA profession, giving the Skyforce a pair of skilled level guards.
Chalmers had spoken on the finish of his Warmth 10-day contract of hoping to increase his bid to return to the NBA, having shared in Warmth championships alongside Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh in 2012 and ‘13.
Chalmers was one in all six G League gamers added on 10-day contracts when the Warmth misplaced 10 gamers to NBA health-and-safety protocols. Of these six, solely guard Kyle Man and ahead Chris Silva stay with the workforce.
Chalmers’ preliminary bid to return to the NBA this season got here with the Grand Rapids Gold, the G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets. He averaged 8.5 factors, 2.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals in his two appearances with the Gold.
A second-round pick of Kansas in 2008, Chalmers spent 9 seasons with the Warmth, a tenure that included 400 regular-season begins, in addition to 99 playoff appearances.
Since leaving the NBA after time with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2017-18, Chalmers had performed abroad and within the halfcourt Big3 summer time circuit.
The Skyforce are coached by former Warmth ahead Kasib Powell, whose tenure with the Warmth ended simply earlier than Chalmers joined the franchise.
Amongst these additionally on the Skyforce roster are Warmth training-camp prospects Micah Potter, Dru Smith and DJ Stewart, in addition to Trey Mourning, son of former Warmth participant and present govt Alonzo Mourning. Former NBA veteran Earl Clark additionally not too long ago signed with the Skyforce, who’re primarily based in South Dakota.

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