Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 10/29/14
Not a good look for all time great and former Celtic Robert Parish in this weekend's Boston Globe. Apparently Parish has sold all his championship rings and is low on cash. The Celtics hired him in 2004 for public relations work, but Parish found the $80,000 salary too low. “I want to make it clear, I’m not whining, and the Celtics owe me nothing. But having said that, you would think at least I would have a conversation about a coaching job, since that’s what I want to do.” Parish, who earned roughly $24 million in 21 years in the NBA, says he needs a job with a substantial six-to-seven-figure salary. “I don’t want to have to start over. I’m not homeless and I’m not penniless, but I need to work.” While $80 thousand wasn't enough for Parish he reached out to his former All-Star teammates and says they have turned their backs on him. “People shouldn’t feel sad; they should help me get a job,” said the Hall of Fame center with the deep voice on the other end. “I need a co
2 Comments:
  • poor poor chief..........
    he's not whining but $ 80,000 isnt enough for a no-show do nothing job.............

    hes wants to coach......so does abdul-jabbar.

    he has been complaining for years that nobody likes him.....

    these guys spend their whole careers acting like lone-wolves and when the playing ends, they expect the world to embrace them with the love they avoided for their on the floor days

    what goes around comes around chief......

    you were a great player, but its time to move on...

    complaining in the press is not going to get you any sympathy or find you the coaching job, even if that is "what you want to do."

    i want to be emperor of the world.



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