LAWRENCE, Kansas - Mario Chalmers will always be remembered for making the miracle 3-point that helped propel the KU Jayhawks to the national title in 2008.
Now, he's reaching beyond his basketball heriocs by helping cancer patients.
On Friday, Mario Chalmers helped cut the ribbon for a new specialty shop for cancer patients at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
"Mario's Closet" will offer patients low cost accessories like wigs, cosmetics, bras and even prostheses.
The Miami Heat guard says he always wanted to learn more about cancer after his childhood friend lost his mother to breast cancer.
"I try to do my best on the basketball court so people will remember me, but off the court I try to do as much I can", said Chalmers.
He added it's important to help out the people who are struggling to battle cancer.
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