“In practices, players have been asked to run suicides and drop down to do push-ups, unconventional drills at the NBA level,” Andrews reported. “While Boylen’s directive from management is to be tough, some players view Boylen’s coaching style as excessive.”

Parker is 6-foot-8 and plays both forward spots. He was drafted with the No. 2 overall pick in 2014 and spent his first four seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks.