Chandler Parsons RUMORS & NEWS

  • Several factors make Mavs' decision whether to re-sign Chandler Parsons a 'franchise-altering' choice

    Sports Day "If you are owner Mark Cuban, you have to trust your medical team. If you are Chandler Parsons, you are trying to break the bank. If you are a Mavericks fan, how much of Cuban's cash are you willing to spend on a player who has been productive, when healthy, but ended the last two seasons..." May 07

  • Chandler Parsons' comments on Dwight Howard are definitely tampering

    Sporting News "Chandler Parsons could be on the wrong end of a tampering charge. While talking about the fate of friend and former teammate Dwight Howard, Parsons expressed his hope that the center would leave the Rockets once his contract is up and join the Mavericks. "I think he can still dominate the..." April 26

  • Chandler Parsons thinks Dwight Howard will leave the Rockets

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Mavericks were eliminated by the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night. With no first-round draft pick and a thin crop of free agents on the horizon, Dallas' short and long-term future looks bleak. But there's one player who may be able to change all that: Dwight Howard. Dallas..." April 26

  • Chandler Parsons not ruling out return to Rockets

    Houston Chronicle "Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons visited with his former teammates, trading hugs with Dwight Howard, firing a pass at Pat Beverley, but could not play against them. Parsons is out after surgery March 25 to repair torn cartilage in his right knee. Though the injury was not as great as last..." April 07

  • Chandler Parsons out for season after surgery

    Pro Basketball Talk "Will or won’t Chandler Parsons miss the rest of the Mavericks’ season after knee surgery? The question has apparently been resolved. Tim MacMahon of ESPN: Sources: Chandler Parsons underwent successful surgery to address the torn meniscus in his right knee Friday morning. Mavs team..." March 25

  • Mavs Believe Chandler Parsons Could Return This Season

    Real GM Basketball "Chandler Parsons is undergoing surgery on his right knee for a meniscus tear but he could return this season. Parsons left in the third quarter of Friday's loss to Golden State with what the team said was right hamstring soreness. " March 23

  • Chandler Parsons likely to have season-ending knee surgery

    ESPN "Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons is likely to undergo season-ending surgery this week to address a torn meniscus in his right knee, sources told Parsons, who sources say will receive a second opinion before scheduling an operation, is expected to be fully recovered in time to..." March 22

  • Chandler Parsons won't rule out a return to Rockets in free agency

    CBS Sports "Chandler Parsons was supposed to be a part of the core in Houston. He was a second-round steal who turned into a near-star and not only helped make the Rockets a playoff squad, but helped the team land Dwight Howard in free agency. But when the Rockets tried to make big additions in the summer..." March 08

  • Parsons on Magic rumors: 'You have a calendar? This isn't July'

    The Score "Chandler Parsons is more concerned with keeping the Dallas Mavericks in playoff contention than any rumors flying around about what he might do this summer. "My focus right now is solely on finishing this season as strong as possible with the Mavericks," Parsons told ESPN's Tim MacMahon. "It'd..." March 01

  • Does Rick Carlisle really believe in Chandler Parsons?

    ESPN "Chandler Parsons lounged on the couch in the living room of his rented Beverly Hills mansion, hanging out with a celebrity he'd been dating and his new coach, days after signing his three-year, $46 million contract a couple of summers ago. Rick Carlisle, apparently not enthralled by the "Saved..." February 05

  • Chandler Parsons still isn't closing every game and that's OK with Rick Carlisle

    Mavs Moneyball "Chandler Parsons' road to recovery has been long. While Parsons has now played in 35 of the Mavericks' 43 games, there are still plenty of bumps and curves in the road that he will have to face before he returns to full health. The latest? Playing time. Since returning to the starting lineup on..." January 19

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    For the first time this season, Chandler Parsons said he'll play in games on back-2-back nights -- Tues. in Toronto and Wed. in Brooklyn.

  • Chandler Parsons: 'My real season starts in January'

    ESPN "Dallas Mavericks desperately needed somebody to get in a groove offensively when Chandler Parsons swished a 3-pointer in the first minute of the fourth quarter Monday night in Sacramento. Parsons got pulled from the game 23 seconds later, prompting him to shout a few choice words at coach Rick..." December 04

  • Chandler Parsons: DeAndre Jordan's 'not a priority to us' or Clippers

    The Score "Chandler Parsons may not have been in the lineup for Wednesday night's showdown with the Los Angeles Clippers, but the Dallas Mavericks forward still managed to get off the shot of the night. Following the Mavs' 118-108 win over L.A., Parsons had some choice words for Clippers center DeAndre..." November 12

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Chandler Parsons is written in as a probable starter for tonight on the @MavsPR game notes after coming off the bench on Thursday. #DALvsNOP

  • Mavs will closely watch Parsons’ minutes

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Chandler Parsons glanced at the final stat sheet in his first game of the season and not once did he wince. Sure, Parsons knows he missed five of his six shots during Sunday’s 103-93 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. But that dreary news failed to tell the true story on what the Dallas..." November 03

  • Mavericks work Chandler Parsons back into rotation

    ESPN "Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons made his season debut Sunday in a 103-93 win over the Los Angeles Lakers exactly six months after undergoing hybrid microfracture surgery on his right knee. Parsons started but was limited to 12 minutes, during which he scored two points and grabbed..." November 02

  • Chandler Parsons could return on Sunday vs. Lakers, per report

    SB Nation "Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons could make his season debut on Sunday when the Mavericks visit the Lakers, reports Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears. Parsons had hybrid microfracture surgery during the offseason to fix a nagging injury after missing 16 games last season. After getting hurt on..." October 31

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    There's a growing hope that the @DallasMavs may have Wesley Matthews, Chandler Parsons and Deron Williams available Sunday vs. the Lakers.

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Chandler Parsons' season debut could come as soon as Sunday against the Lakers. He's working hard to catch up on conditioning.

  • Chandler Parsons had 'minor hybrid' procedure on right knee, sources say

    ESPN Dallas "The procedure that Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons had on his right knee on May 1 was a "minor hybrid" microfracture operation, according to sources. Parsons, who averaged 15.7 points per game in his first campaign with the Mavs last season, has not been fully cleared for the..." September 28

  • Chandler Parsons, Wesley Matthews won't be cleared for start of camp

    CBS Sports "Everyone's so focused on the DeAndre Jordan free agency saga and the disastrous effects it had on the Mavericks this summer that they've completely skipped over the fact that several key players (two starters) are going to be out at least for training camp. Three players who are anticipated to..." September 21

  • DeAndre Jordan says he's still friends with Chandler Parsons: 'It's cool'

    CBS Sports "Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons are both at USA Basketball's minicamp in Las Vegas -- oh, the drama! A reminder: Before Jordan decided to join the Mavs, then reneged on his verbal agreement in order to return to Los Angeles, he and..." August 11

  • Chandler Parsons irked by DeAndre Jordan reneging on Mavs deal

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons, who led the team's recruiting campaign for DeAndre Jordan, described himself as "shocked, very disappointed, frustrated, disrespected" that the big man reneged on his verbal commitment to join the Mavs and re-signed with the Los Angeles..." July 10

  • Mavs' Cuban wants Parsons 'running the sales for all my companies'

    Fox Sports Southwest "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban couldn't be happier with how free-agency played out for his team. A year ago, the Mavs lured Chandler Parsons away from Houston. He played a big part this season in helping recruit dominant defensive center DeAndre Jordan and guard Wesley Matthews to Dallas. " July 04

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    Bryan Gutierrez @BallinWithBryan

    Parsons believes he'll lead (with Cuban) one of the pitches to a free agent this summer (easy guess), and MC will lead the other meetings.

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Already off crutches, Chandler Parsons says he is on pace to be ready for Opening Night, adding there's no doubt he will be ready.

  • Chandler Parsons recruiting Patrick Beverley to Mavericks

    Pro Basketball Talk "Chandler Parsons said he was ready to recruit free agent to the Mavericks. Unless Parsons has gone rogue, Dallas hopes to poach another Rocket – Patrick Beverley. Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: With Pat Beverley heading into free agency, the Rockets point guard said he is..." June 04

  • Parsons off crutches, on pace for season opener

    ESPN Dallas "For gossip website TMZ, the news was who Chandler Parsons was strolling down the New York City street with: German supermodel Toni Garrn. For Dallas Mavericks fans, the news is that Parsons was strolling down the street (and stopping for the occasional smooch) without the aid of..." June 04

  • Parsons might not be ready for camp; knee surgery may have been more serious than reported

    Dallas Morning News "Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons’ first public appearance since his right knee surgery did not yield a lot of concrete information about what, exactly, happened during the May 1 procedure. Getting around on crutches, Parsons on Thursday was part of an NBA Cares event with other NBA and WNBA..." May 22

  • Mavericks' Chandler Parsons is 'shifting into GM mode' while rehabbing knee

    Dallas Morning News "Dirk Nowitzki is passing the baton in many ways as he creeps into the NBA’s AARP generation. It’s not always about letting somebody else take the big shot, either. He’s willingly stepping aside to allow young buck Chandler Parsons take over as the Mavericks head of recruiting. As Nowitzki..." May 08

  • Why Mavericks' Chandler Parsons is 'shifting into GM mode' while rehabbing knee

    Dallas Morning News "Dirk Nowitzki is passing the baton in many ways as he creeps into the NBA’s AARP generation. It’s not always about letting somebody else take the big shot, either. He’s willingly stepping aside to allow young buck Chandler Parsons take over as the Mavericks head of recruiting. As Nowitzki..." May 05

  • No timetable for Chandler Parsons' return to basketball, but there's good news

    Dallas Morning News "Chandler Parsons didn’t wait long to address the cartilage problem in his right knee, which bodes well for both him and the Mavericks. The 6-10 forward underwent arthroscopic surgery on Friday to figure out what was causing the soreness and swelling that had bothered Parsons since the March 29..." May 03

  • Mavericks' Chandler Parsons 'frustrated' after aggravating knee injury

    ESPN "Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons has no regrets about playing in Game 1 of his team's series against the Houston Rockets despite aggravating a right knee injury that will require surgery. Parsons played 37 minutes in the loss despite excruciating pain in the knee, which prompted him to..." April 24

  • Report: Knee injury to keep Mavs' Parsons out of 1st round

    The Score "Things are going from bad to worse for the Dallas Mavericks. The team is heading back home down 2-0 in their Western Conference quarterfinal against the rival Houston Rockets, Rajon Rondo appears to already have one foot out the door, and now it sounds like Chandler Parsons will not be..." April 22

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    Bryan Gutierrez @BallinWithBryan

    Carlisle on the potential Parsons misses more or the remainder of this series: "That does loom as a possibility, but we'll see tomorrow."

  • Mavs' Parsons, Harris questionable for Game 2

    ESPN Dallas "Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons and guard Devin Harris did not practice Monday and will be listed as questionable for Tuesday’s Game 2 against the Houston Rockets. Coach Rick Carlisle said the status of both players could be game-time decisions. Parsons is dealing with soreness in..." April 20

  • Concern grows after Parsons suffers setback

    ESPN Dallas "Chandler Parsons doesn't expect to be 100 percent when the playoffs begin. He just hopes he's healthy enough to help the Dallas Mavericks. That's not a certainty -- not after Parsons, who hasn't played since April, 2 due to soreness in his right knee, suffered a setback during an intense..." April 14

  • Parsons won’t play Thursday, Chandler is probable

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Dallas Mavericks will be at least a man short when they play the Portland Trail Blazers at 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the Moda Center. The Mavs announced that small forward Chandler Parsons will miss his sixth straight game with a sprain and bone bruise to his left ankle which he sustained..." March 05

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    Carlisle said Chandler Parsons and Tyson Chandler will make the 3-game road trip, but he doesn't know if they'll play Thursday in Portland.

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Chandler Parsons just told me he's feeling better and ready to roll after missing two games with an illness. #DALvsMIN

  • Parsons: Harden is MVP at this point

    ESPN Dallas "If Chandler Parsons had a midseason MVP vote, it would go to former teammate James Harden. "For sure. He's the best player in basketball right now," Parsons said before his Dallas Mavericks fell 99-94 to Harden's Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. "The things he's doing are incredible. The..." January 29

  • Did Chandler Parsons just talk smack about Rockets on Twitter?

    Fox Sports Southwest "Dallas Mavericks star Chandler Parsons decided to do a quick Q&A on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. Among questions like, "Are you single?" (Yes) and "What current player do you look up to?" (Dirk), one doozy emerged. When a fellow Twitter user asked, "What is the best thing about being on this..." January 21

  • Chandler Parsons willing to adjust shot for Rick Carlisle; ‘I’m coachable’

    Dallas Morning News "For his aching back, which almost prevented him from returning for Wednesday night’s second half against New Orleans, Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons plans to see a chiropractor today. And get “some good meds.” To remedy his early season shooting struggles, Parsons has had frequent..." December 11

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    Bryan Gutierrez @BallinWithBryan

    Parsons said he's never been in a slump like he's currently in. Said he's just got to keep shooting and find other ways to make an impact.

  • Chandler Parsons hopes to help childhood idol Dirk Nowitzki win title

    ESPN Dallas "Chandler Parsons distinctly remembers walking into the home locker room at the Toyota Center in late March 2012 and checking the Houston Rockets' defensive matchups to start that night's game against the Dallas Mavericks. The rookie played it cool in front of coaches and teammates when he saw..." October 28

  • Chandler Parsons: I want to prove I'm worth $46 million deal

    ESPN Dallas "Chandler Parsons embraces the challenge of proving the Dallas Mavericks didn’t overpay for him. The Mavs certainly paid a premium rate for a player who has never been an All-Star, signing Parsons to a three-year, $46 million deal that is close to a maximum contract for a four-year veteran...." October 22

  • Carlisle: Parsons' weight 'too much'

    ESPN Dallas "Chandler Parsons, whose wallet got much fatter when he signed a three-year, $46 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks, also focused on bulking up his physique this summer. As far as coach Rick Carlisle is concerned, Parsons added too much weight. For the second time since the Mavs reported..." October 11

  • How Mavs Snagged Parsons

    ESPN Dallas "Any mention of the Texas Triangle, in NBA circles, has always had a very specific meaning. Until this past summer. No longer does the term exclusively reference the most dreaded three-stop road trip that the schedule can serve up, thanks to the Lone Star State love triad that dribbled its..." October 08

  • Parsons: Cuban made clear his feelings on playing in international competition

    Dallas Morning News "Mavericks owner Mark Cuban hasn't been shy with his opinion that NBA players shouldn't be playing in international competition. Yet, Chandler Parsons, his new addition, went to the USA basketball training camp this spring and was one of the last players cut from the team that's currently playing..." September 11