Chandler Parsons declined his $15.3 million dollar player option to become a free agent this summer in hopes of gaining a better contract for more money.

Parsons is now an unrestricted free agent, but it’s not clear whether he will return to the Dallas Mavericks.

Parsons spent a bulk of games injured playing only 66 and 61 games (his entire time in Dallas) the past two seasons.

Chandler Parsons

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Parsons averaged 13.7 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game, and he believes that he is good enough to warrant a max contract.

He took to twitter settle some fans who heckled him about why he opted out, and why he feels he deserves a max contract, seeing as he has been injured.

Here are Parsons’ answer to fans who questioned his motivations:

Why did you opt out?

Why do you think you deserve a max contract?

Are you worried about told injuries?

The NBA Free agency period begins midnight July 1st, and Parsons has not ruled out a return to Dallas.

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