Video: Heat's LeBron James angrily confronts Mario Chalmers during huddle

Thursday December 19th, 2013

LeBron James angrily confronted Mario Chalmers during the third quarter of Miami's 97-94 home win over Indiana on Wednesday.

Chalmers, a regular target of criticism from his Heat teammates, committed a turnover, missed a three-pointer and committed two fouls during a two-minute span of the third quarter. The second of the two fouls came on a Paul George three-point attempt, leading to three free-throws.

Here's an animated look at James' outburst, which ended quickly as teammates intervened.

(LeBron James/ESPN) LeBron James confronts Mario Chalmers during a huddle. (ESPN)

TNT's cameras apparently caught James saying "My bad" to Chalmers during a fourth-quarter stoppage of play, and both addressed the confrontation on Twitter after the game.

"I love Mario Chalmers like a blood brother!" James wrote. "I was wrong and apologized to him! We good and will always be good. I ride [with] him any [and] every day."

Chalmers replied: "All good big bro. At the end of the day we brothas and nothin' gonna change that."

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Heat coach Erik Spoelstra pulled Chalmers from the game for good midway through the third quarter. Chalmers finished with four points (on 1-for-5 shooting), five assists and two turnovers in 19 minutes.

The exchange did not stand in the way of Miami's comeback victory. James tallied 24 points (on 8-for-14 shooting), nine rebounds and seven assists, while Dwyane Wade scored a game-high 32 points (on 15-for-25 shooting) and added three rebounds for the Heat.

Paul George led the Pacers with a team-high 25 points (on 8-for-16 shooting), eight rebounds and six assists in a losing effort. Miami improved to 19-6 with the win; Indiana dropped to 20-5 with the loss.

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