MIAMI (AP) -Smush Parker was on the Miami Heat inactive list again Friday night, while the team investigated an altercation earlier in the week between the guard and a valet parking attendant.
Parker is not expected to travel with Miami on Saturday. The team opens a six-game road trip in Denver on Sunday.
He has not been suspended by the team, yet will remain inactive until the team completes its look into what happened.
``Every organization has to have rules. I try to call them covenants, which are tacit agreements about how to universally behave yourself,'' Heat coach Pat Riley said.
Police have said Parker got into an argument Tuesday morning over whether he had paid a $12 valet parking fee at a condominium. He has not been charged, but an incident report was filed by a female attendant who alleged she was assaulted by Parker. The woman also is planning a civil suit against Parker.
``Mr. Parker intends to fight these allegations vigorously,'' his attorney, Jason Kreiss, said in a statement issued Friday. ``Solely based upon his notoriety, Mr. Parker is being extorted by a young woman who has no real injuries. If Mr. Parker was not a talented young ballplayer, there would be no threat of a civil lawsuit.''
Parker has appeared in nine games this season, averaging 4.8 points.

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