Smush Parker, a backup guard for the Miami Heat, missed Tuesday's game against Charlotte. Though, it wasn't due to injury or illness. No, it was because he got into an altercation with a valet because he didn't have any money to retrieve his vehicle.
Smush Parker's absence from Tuesday's victory over Charlotte stemmed from a dispute earlier in the day over a valet-parking fee, according to his agent.
In his haste to make it to Tuesday morning's practice in time, agent Billy Ceisler said Parker found himself without available cash or a cash machine within walking distance, with a minor tussle ensuing to secure his keys.
There was no arrest and no charges thus far have been filed.
This is the second time in about a month that a pro athlete has had parking problems. Though, at least Chris Henry attempted to pay the guy.