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Chandler Parsons broke up with girlfriend Robyn Crowley

Chandler Parsons Robyn Crowley

Chandler Parsons and Robyn Crowley are no longer dating. The Dallas Mavericks forward had dated Crowley for quite some time (see: Parsons birthday pictures), but there have been several indications recently that Parsons is single. He confirmed his relationship status during an entertaining interview Chelsea Handler last week.

“I do not have a girlfriend,” Parsons said.

While that means Parsons is no longer going out with Crowley, it also means he is not dating 18-year-old Kendall Jenner. The two were spotted having dinner together recently, but Parsons said it was a group activity and not a date.

“It’s kind of a long story. I train with Gunnar Peterson here in L.A. She works out before me, so I kind of just got to know her, and then we had dinner,” he explained. “And the next thing I know I was on TMZ. It was more of a group activity.”

Parsons was also exposed earlier this week by a wanna-be social media model who decided to go public with some direct messages she exchanged with the 25-year-old at the end of June. She claims to have a reason for calling out Parsons and said she would reveal it if she got 500 retweets. However, the young lady’s Twitter account has been suspended. You can see more pictures of her here.

In any event, we now understand why Parsons appears to be playing the field.

Chandler Parsons called out for hitting on dancer Mariah Corpus over Twitter DMs

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Looks like Chandler Parsons is the latest athlete caught up in a “when hitting on girls with social media goes wrong” story.

Some wanna-be model type girl named Mariah Corpus took to Twitter over the weekend to expose Parsons for hitting on her via Twitter’s direct messages.

Corpus, who lives in Houston and describes herself on Twitter as a go-go dancer and fitness junkie, decided to share a screenshot of some DMs Parsons sent her.

Parsons sent Corpus a few direct messages including his phone number and told her to text him. That was at the end of June. A week later he apparently followed up to indicate he was still waiting to hear from her.

Here’s the screenshot Corpus shared on Twitter Saturday:

Chandler Parsons Mariah Corpus Twitter

The DM exchange took place at the end of June, so we’re not sure why Corpus decided to release it and expose Parsons almost two months later. Whatever the case, Parsons wasn’t about to take the embarrassment quietly.

He responded by referring to Corpus as a “THOT” which stands for “that hoe over there.”

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Chandler Parsons hanging out with Kendall Jenner?

Kendall-JennerIs Chandler Parsons the next professional athlete to get involved with the Kardashian clan? According to the New York Post’s Page Six, Parsons was spotted having dinner with Kendall Jenner on Saturday night.

A person who was at STK Steakhouse in Los Angeles told the Post that Parsons and Jenner sat next to each other and were flirting with one another. They were also joined by Kendall’s sister Kylie and two other friends.

“Kendall and Chandler were flirting throughout the meal,” Page Six’s source said. “They laughed and chatted all night.”

[Related: Kendall Jenner is "the worst reader" (Video)]

Kendall and Kylie were in Dallas last week promoting their new fashion line, and Parsons recently signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks. They must be dating!

Just kidding. We don’t know if they are or not, but we know any time a young, attractive celebrity hangs out with a young, attractive athlete it’s a story. For what it’s worth, Kendall is 18. Parsons is 25.

Chandler Parsons offended by James Harden’s cornerstone comments

Chandler Parsons RocketsIf the rivalry between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks weren’t already strong enough, it just got even more interesting following Chandler Parsons signing with Dallas and the war of words that ensued.

First off, let’s start with Parsons, who says he was offended by Houston’s public search for a “third star” when he felt he was the guy who could complement Dwight Howard and James Harden. Then you have Howard, who said Parsons’ departure would not affect the team.

And the latest comes from Harden, who said he and Howard are the real key pieces for the Rockets, and that the rest of the pieces are more insignificant.

“Dwight (Howard) and I are the cornerstones of the Rockets,” Harden said in comments to The Philippine Star. “The rest of the guys are role players or pieces that complete our team. We’ve lost some pieces and added some pieces. I think we’ll be fine next season.”

That comment from Harden was in reference to the team losing Parsons, Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin this offseason.

Lin was not offended by the comments.

“I agree (with Harden),” Lin said Thursday via Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. “He didn’t mean that in any derogatory way. He and Dwight are the cornerstones of the Rockets.”

Parsons, however, did not take the remarks well.

“That’s a pretty ridiculous statement, if he meant that,” Parsons said in an interview with Jay Mohr. “And that’s part of the reason why I wanted to go to Dallas. I’m ready for the next step, I’m ready for a bigger role and I’m ready for more leadership. If anybody should understand it should be James, because he was in same situation in Oklahoma City and then he got the chance to come to Houston and shine.”

Parsons does say he has a lot of respect for the Rockets and that there are no hard feelings. He also appreciates that the team let him out of his contract a year early to get that restricted free agent money.

Are Howard and Harden right about their comments? Obviously Houston didn’t feel Parsons was a necessity, otherwise they would have matched his contract. They were off pursuing bigger things like Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony. We’ll learn in time whether the Rockets made a mistake by letting Parsons go, but I think they made the correct choice. Dallas gave him too much money.

Chandler Parsons ‘offended’ by way Rockets treated him in free agency

Chandler-Parsons-RocketsChandler Parsons is glad that the Houston Rockets ultimately chose to not match the offer he received from the Dallas Mavericks. While Mark Cuban was partying with Parsons and treating him like a top priority, the Rockets were out looking to see if they could do better. That did not sit well with the former Florida star.

On Monday, Parsons told Yahoo Sports that he was “offended” by the way the Rockets treated him in free agency.

“Honestly, I was offended by the whole process,” he said. “They publicly said that they were going out looking for a third star when I thought they had one right in front of them. I guess that’s just how they viewed me as a player. I don’t think I’ve scratched the surface of where I can be as a player and I think I’m ready for that role.”

The Rockets were looking to shed the salary cap space needed to sign Chris Bosh, Carmelo Anthony or LeBron James. They would not have been able to keep Parsons if they signed one of the aforementioned superstars, which means Parsons wasn’t their first, second, or third option.

Rather than matching the Mavericks’ offer of three years and $46 million, Houston let Parsons walk and signed Trevor Ariza to a three-year, $32 million deal.

“You can’t knock them for always trying to get better,” Parsons added. “[Houston general manager] Daryl Morey is very aggressive, is a genius, a great GM and I have nothing but respect for those guys. And they are looking to make their team better. That’s what they were doing. I just thought I could be that guy that could do that.”

On one hand, you could argue that the Rockets did Parsons a favor by opting out of the final year of his contract, which would have paid him south of $1 million. That allowed the 25-year-old, who averaged 16.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game last season, to make more money now. Despite that, Parsons said he is upset he was misled.

“Throughout the whole process they pretty much told me they were going to match everything,” he said. “I understand it’s a business. I understand they had to do what they thought was best for their organization. It definitely caught me off-guard a little bit.”

In the end, it probably worked out. Parsons should want to play where he is wanted more, which is obviously in Dallas. An average annual salary of $15 million is just fine for a player of his caliber.

Mark Cuban partied with Chandler Parsons after signing him to offer sheet

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There are not many owners in the NBA who can relate to players like Mark Cuban can. Like many professional athletes, Cuban came from nothing and earned himself a fortune. The way Cuban went about signing Chandler Parsons to an offer sheet on Wednesday night is another example of why he’s an awesome boss.

Several people who were at the same club as Cuban and Parsons posted photos on social media. Cuban literally brought the offer sheet with him to the club and then stuck around for a good time. Fansided passed along some of the tweets that show first-hand accounts of how it went down. They contain some NSFW language. The one from Chandler’s mom (@sadie1532) does not:

Parsons also shared his thoughts at the end of the night.

The three-year offer sheet is reportedly worth more than $45 million. The Houston Rockets have 72 hours to match it, but doing so would not leave them with money to make a run at free agents like Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh. After the night he had with Cuban, I’m sure Parsons is crossing his fingers the Rockets don’t match.

H/T Jimmy Traina’s The Big Buzz

Chandler Parsons: LeBron James will leave Heat next year

LeBron James trophiesLeBron James will likely opt out of his current contract this summer, but most people assume he is going to remain with the Miami Heat. Chandler Parsons isn’t most people.

If the Heat go on to lose to the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals, Parsons believes LeBron will opt out and sign elsewhere. Considering he was talking like the Heat have already lost, the Houston Rockets forward seems pretty certain that LeBron’s days in Miami are numbered.

“I think if they would have won the championship it would have been a different story and they would have come back to do it again, but he’s got so much responsibility,” Parsons said during an appearance on ESPN’s Sports Nation. “He’s obviously one of the best players if not the best player … so I think them losing will make him make a move and opt out and you’ll see him in a different jersey next year.”

Optimists would tell you that the Heat still have a chance to win their third straight title, but given the way the Spurs have dominated them that seems highly unlikely. Parsons, who is expected to become a restricted free agent, could have simply been trying to stir the pot.

“I just don’t think he’ll be back with the Heat,” Parsons added. “I think he’s done all he can do there and I think it’s time for him to move on.”

For further evidence that Parsons was just looking to get people talking, he also said he could envision LeBron going back to Cleveland.

Personally, I don’t see why James would leave. Pat Riley has shown he can put winning teams together, and there is already talk about Carmelo Anthony potentially going to Miami. Why would LeBron risk having to basically start over in the middle of his career? If he stays with the Heat, he can continue build his own legacy.

Video via Pro Basketball Talk