Chandler Parsons RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Chandler Parsons on James Harden: 'There are no hard feelings'

    CSN Northwest "The back and forth exchanges between Houston Rockets guard James Harden and newly-minted Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parson has ended. Thanks to TEAM USA for bringing them together in Las Vegas for training camp, Parsons said he and Harden found time in between time to chat and patch..." July 31

  • Dwight Howard on Chandler Parsons' departure: 'It won't affect us at all' "Rockets center Dwight Howard was wooed to Houston by Chandler Parsons. There were lots of texts and calls when Howard was a free agent. In his introductory press conference, he gave Parsons credit for the way he recruited him. Now, though, after the Rockets declined to match the Dallas Mavericks'..." July 19

  • Rockets 'offended' Chandler Parsons "Chandler Parsons will arrive in Dallas with a three-year, $46 million deal and plenty of motivation after being "offended" by the Houston Rockets during the restricted free-agency process. Parsons told Yahoo! Sports that it bothered him that Houston, which declined its right to match the Dallas..." July 15

  • Sources: Rockets still considering keeping Chandler Parsons after reaching deal with Trevor Ariza

    Yahoo! Sports "The Houston Rockets are still strongly considering the Dallas Mavericks' offer sheet for Chandler Parsons after reaching agreement on a four-year, $32 million contract with free-agent forward Trevor Ariza, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Ariza's contract is on a declining scale, paying him..." July 12

  • Rockets have Parsons offer sheet, so no sign-and-trade "The Houston Rockets have received a signed offer sheet for Chandler Parsons from the Dallas Mavericks, according to USA Today's Sam Amick, so a sign-and-trade will not be possible. Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson said on Thursday that they might be able to work something out, but that's..." July 11

  • Mavs, Rockets discussing Chandler Parsons sign-and-trade "The Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets are discussing potential sign-and-trade scenarios involving restricted free agent Chandler Parsons, Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson told reporters on Thursday, via ESPN's Tim McMahon. The offer sheet Parsons signed at a club has not been submitted..." July 10

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    If Rockets get Bosh and can do both in time, they'd match Parsons' offer sheet, per source. If don't get Bosh, tough, close call on Parsons.

  • Sources: Mavs finalizing $46 million offer sheet with Chandler Parsons

    Yahoo! Sports "Restricted free-agent forward Chandler Parsons is finalizing a three-year, $46 million offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Parsons can officially sign the sheet at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. The Houston Rockets will have three days to match. The Rockets and..." July 10

  • Payback? Mavericks' pursuit of Chandler Parsons might put Rockets in tough spot

    Dallas Morning News "If the NBA is a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately league, then during free agency, it goes one step further. As in: How can I make life a little more miserable for the competition. The Dallas Mavericks are trying to do just that to the Houston Rockets, and it might qualify as a pretty decent..." July 09

  • Harden discusses Rockets future, Parsons

    CSN Houston "Despite adding Dwight Howard, who was announced Wednesday as the All-NBA second team center, the Rockets still bowed out of the NBA playoffs in the opening round. James Harden, named first team All-NBA for the first time in his career, said he thought the Rockets could be in good position for..." June 04

  • Sources: Rockets will decline Chandler Parsons' option, making him a RFA

    Yahoo! Sports "The Houston Rockets plan to decline the fourth-year option on forward Chandler Parsons' contract, freeing him to become a restricted free agent this summer, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Rockets hold a $960,000 option on the fourth and final year of Parsons' contract for the 2014-'15..." June 04

  • Chandler Parsons on staying: 'would be nice'

    CSN Houston "Sunday night, Rockets forward Chandler Parsons held an impromptu Q-and-A with his followers on twitter and among the questions he answered was one that simply asked, "do you want to stay in Houston?" His response? "Would be nice." A few minutes later, Parsons was asked, "do u think think you..." June 02

  • Chandler Parsons isn’t thinking new contract yet

    Houston Chronicle "After three seasons as one of the NBA’s most underpaid players, Rockets forward Chandler Parsons could be a free agent this summer, but said he does not want to leave Houston and did not know whether he would be better off as a restricted free agent or to have the Rockets pick up their option on..." May 06

  • Daryl Morey undecided on Chandler Parsons’ option

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Houston Rockets are going to take a risk with Chandler Parsons, but which one? Parsons is under contract for $964,750 next season with a team option. If the Rockets pick up the option, they’d get Parsons for that ultra-cheap salary next year. However, he’d become an unrestricted free..." May 05

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    Jenny Dial Creech @jennydialcreech

    Chandler Parsons will be out with a sore wrist and hip tonight and Francisco Garcia is out with a sore back.

  • Parsons not worried about shooting woes since break

    Houston Chronicle "Chandler Parsons had 15 points in the second quarter, but just four the rest of the night. He still found a way to fill the stat sheet, finishing with six rebounds and a game-high seven assists in his return to his hometown. “I have been rusty offensively and just have to stick with it,” said..." March 06

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    Jenny Dial Creech @jennydialcreech

    Chandler Parsons just left the arena ill and won't play tonight. Jordan Hamilton will start in his place.

  • Parsons exceeding expectations in NBA

    Houston Chronicle "Though Rockets forward Chandler Parsons still thinks of Doc Rivers’ Celtics as one of the teams that passed on him in the draft, Rivers has been proud to have seen Parsons’ potential long before most others, going back to Lake Howell High School near Rivers’ Orlando, Fla. home. Still, Rivers..." February 27

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  • Chandler Parsons celebrated getting drafted without a clue which team selected him

    Pro Basketball Talk "At times, I wonder why every draft pick celebrates getting selected. Of course, I understand why first-rounders who get picked higher than expected celebrate. They’re going to make more money. And I get why players chosen late in draft celebrate. There was no guarantee they’d be picked at..." February 12

  • Chandler Parsons: Rockets 'more balanced' when James Harden sits

    SB Nation "The Rockets won a wild game in Dallas on Wednesday night, 117-115, over the Mavericks, their second straight without James Harden in the lineup. The victory was big for Houston as it battles to stay within reach of home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, but some comments surfaced..." January 30

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    NBA Official @NBAOfficial

    Houston’s Chandler Parsons received a warning for violating the league’s anti-flopping rule during the Hou. vs. NO. game on Wed. Jan 15.

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Rockets HC Kevin McHale said Chandler Parsons is expected to play tonight vs #Celtics.

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    Craig Ackerman @ca_rockets

    Chandler Parsons is out

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    Jason Friedman @JasonCFriedman

    Chandler Parsons did not take part in this morning's shootaround. Expect he will be listed as a game-time decision once more.

  • Rockets Brewer starts with Parsons out

    Houston Chronicle "With Chandler Parsons out Wednesday night with a sore knee, the Rockets saw a new face in the starting lineup. Ronnie Brewer started in Parsons’ place. Before Wednesday, Brewer had played in 16 games for a total of 78 minutes and had scored five points to go with nine assists. On Wednesday,..." January 09

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    Jenny Dial Creech @jennydialcreech

    Chandler Parsons and Greg Smith are game time decisions tonight against the Lakers.

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    Jason Friedman @JasonCFriedman

    Rockets make it official: chandler parsons and Greg Smith are out

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    Jenny Dial Creech @jennydialcreech

    Chandler Parsons and Greg Smith both hurt themselves at practice today. Chandler hurt his knee and didn't finish. Doesn't know how bad.

  • Chandler Parsons has new appreciation for point guards

    Houston Chronicle "With Pat Beverley and Jeremy Lin out on Saturday, Chandler Parsons and Francisco Garcia took on point guard duties in the four second-half minutes Aaron Brooks sat out. The experience gave Parsons new respect for the job point guards have to do setting up the offense. “That is tiring bringing..." December 23

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Not only is Chandler Parsons dealing w/ a sore back he says he had to have an ingrown toenail removed from the little toe on his right foot.

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Omer Asik (thigh), Jeremy Lin (back), Chandler Parsons (back), Terrence Jones (flu) along with James Harden did not practice.

  • Parsons to continue back rehab until comfort returns

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets forward Chandler Parsons’ sore back has improved enough after a month battling back spasms for him to return to his usual place in the rotation, but he has clearly continued to struggle with the injury and the time he has had to take off between games. Playing an average of 37.4 minutes..." December 14

  • Chandler Parsons the Rockets ‘glue’ guy

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets assistant coach Kelvin Sampson said that forward Chandler Parsons looked good at Wednesday’s practice. Parsons did not go through a full practice on Tuesday or Wednesday, as he is still receiving treatment for nagging back spasms. At Tuesday’s practice, Sampson said the big concern..." December 12

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    Jason Friedman @JasonCFriedman

    McHale says he expects Parsons to play once again. Also said he thinks J-Lin could return Thursday vs blazers.

  • Parsons tries unorthodox treatment to alleviate back spasms

    Houston Chronicle "Chandler Parsons, who has been a game-time decision for the last three games and has missed the last two, started on Friday night against Golden State. He played 34 minutes, had eight points, five assists and four rebounds. “I was so glad to be out there and to be playing,” Parsons said...." December 07

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Parsons will go through warmups in about 10 mins. Unless has more spasms likely to try to play. Again,, with back spasms, you never know.

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Chandler Parsons went through shoot around. No word yet about tonight.

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