HoopsHype Anthony Parker rumors


March 30, 2012 Updates

Starting with Friday’s home game against Milwaukee, the Cavs will finish the season playing 18 games in 28 days. Parker, an Illinois native, said he has little interest in coaching in the NBA. “Coaching is something I don’t see myself doing, especially right now,” he said. “They work real hard. They put in a lot of hours and spend a lot of time doing it.” Morning Journal

March 24, 2012 Updates

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Anthony Parker has closely followed coverage of the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager shot Feb. 26 by a neighborhood crime-watch volunteer. With the Cavaliers playing Friday about 30 miles from the site of the shooting, Parker used his Twitter account Thursday to voice frustration over the handling of the case with these two Tweets: • "Staying away from wearing hoodies in gated communities here in Orlando," Parker wrote in reference to Martin's attire at the time of his death. "Don't want anymore victims of 'self defense'. #TrayvonMartin" Cleveland Plain Dealer

March 22, 2012 Updates

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Anthony Parker knows the clock is winding down on his career on the court and admits the rigors he’s endured during the course of the condensed season due to the lockout has been tough. Seeing the recent retirements of guys like guard T.J. Ford and center Jeff Foster this season has given Parker time to reflect on how much gas he actually has left in the tank. “Well especially in a season like this where there are so many games crammed together it definitely doesn’t bode well for guys who already have a lot of miles on their bodies,” Parker told HOOPSWORLD about the impact of getting older in a young man’s game. “[Retirement] is something I’m not going to make a decision on now because I’m in the middle of the season and it’s such a grind mentally and physically. But once I get out of the season, you know, I kind of take it season by season and I’ll make the determination then.” HoopsWorld

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Julian Benbow: The Celtics have expressed interest in Anthony Parker, according to his rep, but no meetings have been scheduled at this time. Twitter

The Knicks, after showing initial interest on Kwame Brown, have backed off. The Knicks also have explored using their mid-level on a small forward, perhaps Grant Hill or Anthony Parker. New York Post

December 3, 2011 Updates

With free-agent forward Grant Hill looking like a long shot, the Knicks have expressed interest in Cavaliers sharpshooter Anthony Parker, The Post has learned. Though the Knicks’ priority is a defensive center, they seem also intent on getting a 3-point-shooting small forward, a leader who can defend coming off the bench. Parker, who once played for Maccabi Tel Aviv, shot 38 percent from 3-point land last season, averaging 8.3 points. New York Post

According to a person familiar with the Knicks’ thinking, the decision may come down to using the mid-level on the best player available willing to take a one-year deal. Parker’s sister is WNBA star Candace Parker, who’s married to Knicks free agent center Shelden Williams. The Knicks’ preference is Hill, 39, whom they pursued two years ago, only to lose out to the Suns. Hill, after working out at the Suns facility (a bad sign), told the Arizona Republic there were “good chances’’ he’d re-sign with Phoenix. New York Post

December 1, 2011 Updates

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant, happy that there soon will be an NBA season, admits he has a long task list that needs to be filled. At the top of it is veteran guard Anthony Parker. Even at age 36, Parker's presence on a team load Oklahoman

November 30, 2011 Updates

Sam Amico: Cavs likely to offer Anthony Parker multi-year deal, source says. "They want to keep him. They like him as a leader and mentor." Twitter

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