O.J. Simpson was granted parole in Nevada after serving the minimum nine-year sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery. Did the parole board make a mistake? Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:07pm Editor Choices No. O.J. did his time and he deserved parole. I don't know. The sentence was for 33 years and given his history... Yes. He's just as dangerous now as he was when he was looking for the "real killer."