Modern professional basketball is a sport dictated by relationships. If you invite the right players to an offseason mini camp, your team may be in a good position when free agency period comes around.
That’s the mindset Dallas Mavericks small forward Chandler Parsons had when he went up to Doug McDermott after he drained the game-winning shot. Playing in the Western Conference is extremely tough in the NBA, so it makes sense that Parsons would be trying to familiarize himself before Dougie McBuckets starts seeing big dollar signs.
However, Bulls center Joakim Noah was having no parts of that.
It’s not everyday that players with McDermott’s skill set come along, and Jo is making sure that he stays put with the team for the time being.