Be honest, did you know Mario Chalmers was still in the league? Did you know he’s playing for the Memphis Grizzlies, has cornrows and now wears a headband?
On Monday, the new look Rio made his preseason debut and scored a game-high 19 points off the bench on 7 for 10 shooting. The 20 minutes of action was his first NBA action since suffering an Achilles injury back in March of 2016 and probably a couple more minutes than he wanted to play. Here’s what he had to say when asked about his expectations for the next game.
“Hopefully more oxygen. That was the biggest thing for me. That first breath is gone fast. It’s just about getting in better conditioning.”
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Source: Commercial Appeal