Parker not arrested but team looks into dispute with valet

MIAMI -- Heat guard Smush Parker missed practice Thursday in
the wake of a dispute with a parking valet service.

Police said Parker got into an argument Tuesday morning over
whether he had paid a $12 valet parking fee at a condominium.

Parker has not been charged. He also missed Tuesday's game
against Charlotte.

"We are currently investigating the reported incident," coach
Pat Riley said in a statement. "Until we have concluded it, Smush
will not be with the team. He has not been suspended and is
currently on our inactive list. This is a legal matter, and we will
have no further comment until the legal process runs its course."

Parker has played as a reserve in nine of Miami's 14 games and
is averaging 4.8 points.