Mario Chalmers Will Play In Italy

Veteran guard Mario Chalmers will sign with Italian club Virtus Segafredo Bologna for the rest of the season, according to Emiliano Carchia of Sportando. Chalmers has already agreed to terms, Carchia adds, and the move will become official once he passes his physical.

The 32-year-old played 66 games for the Grizzlies last year after recovering from a torn Achilles that forced him to miss the 2016/17 season. Chalmers appeared in 646 total NBA games and is best known for his role on the Heat teams that went to four straight Finals when LeBron James was there.

Chalmers had been hoping to remain in the NBA this season and reportedly had interest from the Nets, Mavericks and Pelicans prior to training camp. He may be counting on a strong showing in Italy to boost his NBA chances.

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5 thoughts on “Mario Chalmers Will Play In Italy

  1. formerlyz

    He was at the game on Wednesday night against GS and got D-Wade’s Jersey. Got a well deserved pop from the crowd. One of the best 2nd round picks they’ve ever had

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