January 13 News Recently, former NBA player Parsons accepted an interview and talked about his past and
The process of the Grizzlies signing a 95 million contract.
He said: “I had already decided to go to the Trail Blazers. I thought at the time, we don’t have to meet the Grizzlies again. I am looking forward to playing with Lillard and CJ.”
“Then Bickerstaff and Fizdale, who just became coaches, came to me and I said let’s talk. Their recruiting team also has Marc Gasol, Conley, Zach Randolph. So we have
At the meeting, I saw Feigen getting more and more emotional, and I thought it was a bit strange. After five minutes, Feigen said to take a break, and then pulled me into the room.”
“He secretly said to me, ‘You should go to the Grizzlies. Because of Oden and Roy’s injury history, the Blazers will give you a very strict physical examination, you may not pass. Trust me, if you don’t pass
, you’d have to take a share of their base salary and lose $95 million.’ I was already looking at the Portland house, but I went back to the meeting and started my Oscar show.”
“I said, ‘Look, guys, I’ve never been more certain of one thing in my life than I am right now. Grit and grind (the Grizzlies’ catchphrase) until the day I die!'”
Parsons played a total of 95 games for the Grizzlies in three seasons, averaging 7.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.