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Free Agent Chandler Parsons To Meet With Damian Lillard, Blazers

Free agent forward Chandler Parsons is set to meet with the Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard tomorrow.

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: (6:40 PM) Sources are reporting that Parsons will be chased by several teams in addition to the Trail Blazers.

UPDATE (6:03 PM) Tim MacMahon reports that Parsons will meet with the Trail Blazers the moment free agency opens:


UPDATE (2:40 PM): ESPN Mavericks reporter Tim MacMahon writes that there is "No chance" of Parsons returning to Dallas, per source:

The Portland Trail Blazers have reportedly secured a visit from free agent forward Chandler Parsonsaccording to Chris Haynes of cleveland.com.

Blazers star Damian Lillard is expected to attend the meeting as well.

Parsons played the last two seasons with the Dallas Mavericks after leaving the Houston Rockets as a restricted free agent in 2014. Since joining the Mavericks, Parsons has missed significant time with knee and ankle injuries.  He averaged 13.7 points and 4.7 rebounds per game last season, though he missed 21 regular season games and five playoff games due to those injuries.

Over his career, Parsons averages 14.3 points and 5.1 rebounds.