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June 6, 2011 | By Mike Bresnahan
Reporting from Dallas The story goes that Shaquille O'Neal took Dwyane Wade for a car ride during the 2006 NBA Finals and taught him a few important lessons. An intervention it was not. More like an invitation to better himself on the court. Wade struggled through the first two games of the Finals that year against the Dallas Mavericks, so O'Neal made a point of stopping by his house to pick him up, drive him around town a bit and calm his nerves. Another veteran, Alonzo Mourning, was also reportedly there.
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February 8, 2013 | By Ben Bolch
MIAMI - The Clipper wearing No. 3 lost the ball, his lone recourse to grab Mario Chalmers for a clear-path foul with LeBron James already awaiting a fastbreak dunk. The Clipper wearing No. 3 spun around Shane Battier only to barrel into Udonis Haslem for an offensive foul. The Clipper wearing No. 3 juked out Chalmers twice before missing a pull-up jumper. About the only moment when the Clipper dressed in the team's most revered jersey resembled Chris Paul on Friday night at AmericanAirlines Arena was during a fiery exchange with an official in the third quarter, the star point guard contending he had been fouled by James while reaching for an outlet pass.
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June 6, 2011 | By Ira Winderman and Shandel Richardson
Reporting from Dallas Good Mario apparently has chosen to stay around for a while. Uneven through the first three rounds of the playoffs, Miami Heat backup point guard Mario Chalmers has now strung together three productive efforts in these NBA Finals, allowing the Heat to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Dallas Mavericks. "But it's about consistency," Miami Coach Erik Spoelstra cautioned Monday, as the Heat looked ahead to Tuesday's Game 4 at American Airlines Center.
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November 25, 2008 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
Yao Ming had 28 points and 12 rebounds, Ron Artest scored 20 points and the Houston Rockets finished off a perfect three-game trip against the Eastern Conference with a 107-98 win over the Miami Heat on Monday night. Rafer Alston had 14 points for Houston, which finished with six players in double figures and outrebounded Miami, 51-35. Dwyane Wade scored 23 points for the Heat but missed 16 of 23 field-goal attempts. Mario Chalmers had a career-best 23 points, including five three-point baskets.
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January 25, 2009 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
Dwyane Wade scored 27 points, Mario Chalmers had 20 and the Miami Heat ended a 10-game losing streak against the Orlando Magic with a 103-97 victory Saturday night. Udonis Haslem had two big baskets down the stretch for Miami, which held on after wasting a 15-point lead entering the fourth quarter. The Heat had four turnovers, an all-time franchise low, and dealt Orlando its second straight loss. "It's very satisfying to get this one," Wade said.
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March 1, 2013 | By Dan Loumena
LeBron James and the Miami Heat's dunk routine during warmups will continue. So said the high-flying All-Star forward, who has received much criticism for never entering the NBA's dunk contest during All-Star weekend. "I don't do it for anybody besides our team," James said Thursday. "We came up with something and said, 'Let's get warmed up even more.' Actually, [Mario Chalmers] was the one who really started it. He said, 'Let's get hype, let's get up.' We're happy that our fans love it. We're going to continue to do it. It's something that we enjoy.
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January 19, 2009 | Associated Press
Amare Stoudemire scored 31 points, Steve Nash had a season-high 18 assists and the Phoenix Suns defeated Toronto, 117-113, on Sunday for their ninth consecutive victory over the Raptors. Jason Richardson added 17 points, Shaquille O'Neal and Matt Barnes each had 16 and Leandro Barbosa scored 14 for the Suns at Toronto. Anthony Parker scored 26 points, Joey Graham had a career-high 22 and Chris Bosh added 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Raptors, who lost their fifth consecutive game.
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March 19, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Julian Wright scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half, Brandon Rush had 19 and top-seeded Kansas romped past Kentucky, 88-76, in a matchup of two of the game's most storied programs in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday at Chicago. Mario Chalmers had 16 points for the Jayhawks, who shot 57% from the field to win their 13th in a row. Kansas (32-4) will play fourth-seeded Southern Illinois in the regional semifinals Thursday at San Jose.
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