USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo called the minicamp mandatory for players who want to make the 2016 U.S. Olympic team. So, LeBron and Parsons should still be in the running. Obviously, that means more for LeBron, who has a roster spot if he wants it.
But, with a healthy and productive season, Parsons could make a case as a passing/shooting specialist in the frontcourt. Colangelo values role players. He also values commitment, and LeBron and Parsons showed that by showing up yesterday.