Parker played the entire NBA Finals last season despite suffering a Grade 2 strain in his right hamstring during Game 3. Parker had a Grade 2 strain in the NBA Finals last season, but was able to play through the injury. After averaging 23.5 points in the first four games of the series, Parker was scoreless in 10 minutes during Game 5. Parker had an exam on Thursday, one day after leaving Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against Portland with the injury. The West finals would start Monday night if the Oklahoma City Thunder close out their conference semifinals series with a Game 6 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.