With players like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Ray Allen occupying much of the fans and media's attention, it's no surprise that a few of the Miami Heat's non-star players and their storylines have slipped through the cracks.
Take Mario Chalmers and the vast improvements he's made. Chalmers, the guy who often made baffling mistakes, the guy Heat players yelled at and criticized on the court for those mistakes, has played intelligent and playmaking basketball this season.
He may not grab headlines, but whether or not Chalmers can maintain this level of play has a significant impact on whether the Heat can repeat as NBA champions.
Let's take a closer look at Chalmers’ excellent start to the season and determine the likelihood as to whether his much-improved play will continue, as well as four other under-the-radar storylines from the Heat’s early-season games.