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The Mario Chalmers era in Miami is officially over. According to Yahoo Sports! Adrian Wojnarowski the two-time NBA Champion will be dealt to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for guard Beno Udrih and forward Jarnell Stokes.
This is a move that the Heat made to reduce their luxury tax. Check out the details below.
The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers and forward James Ennis in a trade, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
The Grizzlies will send guard Beno Udrih, forward Jarnell Stokes and a second-round pick to the Heat, league sources said.
Miami will save $6 million in luxury tax payments with the deal.
Memphis will use part of a trade exception to absorb Ennis into the deal. The exception came out of a deal that sent Jon Leuer to the Phoenix Suns.
The teams have scheduled a trade call with the NBA office on Tuesday to finalize the deal, a league source said.