Chandler Parsons’ time with the Grizzlies could possibly be coming to an finish quickly.
Memphis is “working on a potential trade destination” for Parsons,” in keeping with The Athletic. The report comes following a gathering between Marc Gasol, Mike Conley Jr. and proprietor Robert Pera to debate the state of the staff.
The 30-year-old ahead, who signed a four-year, $94 million contract in 2016, has expressed frustration together with his function and frolicked away from the staff after the franchise made him a wholesome inactive, regardless that he was cleared to play Dec. 21 after lacking two months with a knee harm.
“I’m medically cleared by the people I work with every single day, that are experts at this kind of stuff,” Parsons instructed the Memphis Commercial Appeal final month. “So, it’s irritating to observe a staff battle and I’m sitting there on the bench wholesome, dying to play.
“I already earned a beginning spot out of coaching camp and have proven I can match with the staff. I feel the confusion for me is there’s no communication about what’s going on and after I’m going to play.”
An eight-year veteran, Parsons averaged 5.7 factors and 1.3 rebounds in 15.3 minutes per recreation over three appearances earlier than he was shut down with the knee harm. He mentioned the staff has “no set plan of when” he’s going to play once more.