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The guy Heat players love to yell at, Mario Chalmers, has been very productive to kick off the 2012-13 season.
Through the first four games, Chalmers has had two games where he's dished out 11 assists. To put that in perspective, Chalmers didn't reach double-digit assists once in the 64 games he appeared in last season. In fact, he didn't even post nine assists in a game in 2011-12.
What's also encouraging is that in those two 11-assist games, he only turned over the ball once in each.
Chalmers current assist to turnover ratio stands at 4.67:1, which places him 10th in the NBA. Last season, that ratio was 1.56:1, which ranked a horrific 62nd in the NBA.
It's only been four games, so it's jumping the gun to say that Chalmers has solved his high-turnover and low-assist issues for good; however, it's at least clear that he's made improvements in both aspects of his game.