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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Articles tagged: Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker doesn’t want to join list of second overall pick busts

After a standout freshman season at Duke, Jabari Parker was selected with the second overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks aren’t expected to be very good this season. However, in Parker the organization feels they have someone who can be the face of the franchise. That, along with…Read More

Jabari Parker brought Joel Embiid Gatorade and Oreos in hospital

Professional sports can be a cruel industry, and the truth of the matter is Jabari Parker may stand to make a lot more money as a result of Joel Embiid’s injury. Embiid underwent surgery over the weekend after fracturing a bone in his foot. Prior to the injury, many believed he would be the No….Read More

Cavs reportedly ‘leaning toward’ Jabari Parker with top pick

For a while, it appeared that former Kansas star Joel Embiid was the safest prospect in the 2014 NBA draft class. A previous report said Embiid looked so dominant in workouts that it would be “impossible to imagine” him not being drafted first overall. A serious foot injury has changed all that. Embiid, who is…Read More

Jabari Parker will enter NBA draft

Jabari Parker has decided to give up his final three years of eligibility at Duke and enter the NBA draft. The 19-year-old consensus first-team All-American announced his decision on Thursday in a column he wrote for Sports Illustrated. “On Tuesday I thanked Coach K for preparing me to become a professional,” Parker wrote. “I expressed…Read More

Report: NBA executives believe Jabari Parker will remain at Duke

Aside from a major injury, there is probably only one thing that could stop Duke freshman Jabari Parker from going in the top five of the 2014 NBA Draft. That would be if he chose to stay in school, which most people would tell you is a ridiculous thought. According to one report, Parker is…Read More

Jabari Parker throws down one-handed alley-oop (GIF)

Jabari Parker put on a show in his first primetime game against a major opponent. The highly-touted freshman made four 3-pointers in the first half and had 21 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals and a block in the first 30 minutes for Duke against Kansas on Tuesday. He also threw down a sweet one-handed alley-oop…Read More

Jabari Parker cites Coach K as big reason for choosing Duke

Jabari Parker ended months of intense speculation by announcing on Thursday that he would attend Duke University after high school. Parker is a consensus top five recruit for the 2013 class. The 6-foot-8 forward from Chicago cited Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski as a big reason why he chose the Blue Devils. “What brought me to…Read More

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