Hawks’ Chandler Parsons suffers concussion, whiplash in auto accident

Chandler Parsons, who remains on the Atlanta Hawks roster but has played just 54 minutes this season, will now miss more time due to injuries suffered in a car crash on Wednesday, the team announced.

Parsons, 31, was involved in an automobile accident after leaving practice on Wednesday, according to the team. He suffered whiplash and a concussion, and now has been placed in the league’s concussion protocol and will not join the team on its road trip to San Antonio Friday.

Parsons is in the final season of a four-year, $94 million contract he signed with the Grizzlies in the overspending summer of 2016. Injuries have sidelined him through much of that contract, he has never played in more than 36 games in a season since signing it.