How does Chandler Parsons gear up for a big game? The Mavericks forward, who recently was sidelined for the season with a knee injury, averaged 13.7 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.8 assists in 61 games and recently sat down with us to outline his routine before tip.

It all begins bright and early at 8:30 a.m. every morning and includes a little competition with teammate Dirk Nowitzki. Check out the video to see how Parsons powers up.