Saturday , Jun , 28 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Mario Chalmers Expects to Play Good Minutes for Heat

After helping propel Kansas to the national championship, point guard Mario Chalmers is expected to make a push for a spot in the Heat’s rotation as a rookie.

Chalmers, a native of Anchorage, Ala., figures to be in the mix because the Heat lacks depth at point guard.

President Pat Riley raved Friday about acquiring Chalmers during the second round of the draft.