Jabari Parker has signed a contract that will bring him home to the Windy City as he will suit up with the Chicago Bulls next season.
It looked like the sky was going to be the limit for Jabari Parker. The Duke product was a consensus All-American in his one season in Durham before being the No. 2 overall pick in 2014 by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Parker thrived in his first season in Milwaukee before having to end his rookie year short due to a left ACL tear. In his rookie season, Parker averaged 12.1 points per game but the Chicago native was back on the floor for his second NBA season looking like he picked up right where he left off.
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The six-foot-eight-inch forward played in 76 games, averaging 14.1 points per game in his sophomore season with the Bucks.
As Parker and the Bucks were looking to take the next step, Parker was electric for the first 51 games of the 2016-17 season as he averaged 20.1 points per game, however, Parker would tear the same ACL again causing him to miss the rest of his career season.
Parker returned late this past season as he would make his first playoff appearance but the Bucks did not pick up his option and he became a restricted free agent after the Bucks were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in the First Round of the NBA Playoffs.
In only 31 games, Parker still managed to average 12.6 points per game in what would be his last season in Milwaukee.
The Bucks opted not to match any deal for Parker and his hometown team of the Chicago Bulls was able to sign him to a two-year contrct worth $40 million.
In Chicago, Jabari Parker will be teaming up with former Duke Blue Devil and No. 7 Overall Selection in the 2018 NBA Draft, Wendell Carter Jr.
Jabari Parker and Wendell Carter Jr. will look to turn around one of the most prestigious and historic franchises in NBA history and bring good times back to the United Center and the Chicago Bulls.