Ex-Heat PG Mario Chalmers Makes Pitch to Lakers on IG After Rajon Rondo Injury

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Memphis Grizzlies guard Mario Chalmers (6) drives to the basket past Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)

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The Los Angeles Lakers already signed one former LeBron James teammate for the Orlando bubble in JR Smith.

Mario Chalmers is hoping they can maybe make it two.

Chalmers took to Instagram to angle for a chance to join the Lakers in Florida after Rajon Rondo suffered a fractured thumb in practice:

The Lakers said Rondo will miss six-to-eight weeks with the injury, keeping him out at least through the beginning of the first round of the playoffs. Rondo was expected to get a heavier workload in Orlando after Avery Bradley opted out of traveling with the team over COVID-19 concerns.

Chalmers has not played in the NBA since a stint with the Memphis Gri