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Jabari Parker | Forward | #12

Team: Milwaukee Bucks
Age / DOB:  (21) / 3/15/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 240
College: Duke
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 1 (2) / MLW
Contract: view contract details

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Jabari Parker is expected to join the USA Select Team.
It certainly makes sense after Parker enjoyed a full-fledged breakout in the second half of the 2015-16 season with averages of 18.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.1 steals on 49.8 percent shooting following the All-Star break. Although he was just a late-round flier in fantasy drafts this past season, Parker should be targeted in the early middle rounds ahead of next year. May 16 - 10:27 AM

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Jabari Parker said that he will work on his 3-point shot this summer even though he loves taking midrange shots.

"Personally I'm not really a big fan of the three-ball," Parker said. "I love the midrange, I think it's more efficient for me, especially for me working back. But who knows? If I'm open I'm going to take it." Parker added that he wants to improve his fundamentals, post play, free-throw shooting and understanding of the team's schemes this summer. He looked fantastic after the All-Star break with averages of 18.9 points, 6.1 boards, 2.2 assists and 1.1 steals on 49.8 percent shooting, so he's going to likely cost you a mid-round pick next season.
Apr 17 - 10:39 AM

Jabari Parker scored 17 points with three rebounds, one assist and three turnovers in 37 minutes against the Magic on Monday.

He did go to the locker room after a bad fall, but Parker did return. He attempted two shots from beyond the arc in this game and that's been a trend to close out his sophomore season. One season after tearing his ACL, Parker is about to play 32 minutes per game, including a whopping 37.0 after the break.
Apr 11 - 9:24 PM

Bucks coach Jason Kidd is encouraging Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo to shoot more 3-pointers.

"The game is changing quickly," Kidd said. "The 3-pointer is becoming more important than layups. You've got to look at those guys shooting and they're going to continue to shoot more threes. We're encouraging that and I think you'll see that they're comfortable shooting it." Parker wasn't taking many 3-pointers at the beginning of the season, but his confidence is growing and he's hit 7-of-23 since the All-Star break which is a step in the right direction. He should be a nice mid-round pick next season.
Apr 9 - 10:46 AM

Jabari Parker scored 18 points on 8-of-18 shooting Friday, to go with five boards, one assist and one turnover in 29 minutes.

Parker has showed a lot of promise during his sophomore season, and he’s been a steady mid-round asset since the break with averages of 19.2 points, 6.2 boards, 2.4 assists, 1.2 steals and 2.2 turnovers per game on 50.0 percent shooting. He’ll make for a fine mid-round selection in next year’s drafts.
Apr 8 - 10:40 PM

Jabari Parker finished Tuesday's 29-point loss to the Cavaliers with 19 points, four assists, two rebounds and two turnovers.

Parker shot 7-of-19 from the field and 5-of-10 from the line without any 3-pointers, steals or blocks, and he just couldn't get much going vs. the Cavs' defense. He's shooting 78.4 percent from the line this season, so tonight's mark was an aberration, but to take a leap in fantasy leagues next year he'll need to improve from the arc (25.9 percent) and contribute more assists (1.7), steals (1.0) and blocks (0.4).
Apr 5 - 11:04 PM

Jabari Parker had another solid game on Sunday with 24 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and one steal in 44 minutes of action vs. the Bulls.

Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo have developed a nice chemistry and they'll be a scary sight for opponents for years to come. Parker made 9-of-21 FGs and 6-of-6 FTs tonight, with six offensive rebounds, and his sky-high playing time ensures solid fantasy production in Milwaukee's final five contests.
Apr 3 - 9:50 PM

Jabari Parker scored 26 points on 12-of-14 from the field against the Magic on Friday, adding seven rebounds, five assists and one steal in 41 minutes.

His post-up game was on display and he had a couple really nice moves on the low block in this win. The Bucks do continue to play Parker at small forward on occasion and that might continue more next year with Giannis Antetokounmpo shifting to point guard. Once Parker adds a three, he could be very good.
Apr 1 - 11:38 PM

Jabari Parker scored 19 points against the Hawks on Friday with eight rebounds, one assist and four turnovers.

He scored 12 points in the first half and he continues to slide over to the small forward spot these days. Parker played eight minutes at small forward tonight as the team tries to expand his range as an offensive weapon. For now, expect him to be a mid-round player the rest of this season. If he can work on his 3-pointer, Parker would be an appealing target next year.
Mar 26 - 12:02 AM

Jabari Parker secured a career-high four steals vs. Cleveland on Wednesday, adding 12 points, one rebound, three assists and one 3-pointer in 27 minutes.

It was a curious performance for Parker, who struggled on the glass and was barely involved offensively after halftime. His fantasy value has been held in check by low assists (1.6), steals (0.9) and blocks (0.4), but he's still a steady mid-round value with a usage rate approaching 25 percent this month.
Mar 23 - 10:11 PM

Jabari Parker scored five points with six rebounds, two assists and two blocks in 35 minutes against the Pistons on Wednesday.

The good news is this was the first game the Bucks got a 3-pointer from Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo this season. Parker has slowed down a little bit and has failed to score 20 points in any of his last four -- he had seven 20-plus scoring games to start his post-break run. Parker is likely more of a top 75-100 player going forward.
Mar 21 - 11:45 PM

Jabari Parker bounced back from Friday's quiet game, finishing a loss to the Jazz with 19 points on 8-of-14 shooting, eight rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block.

Parker had 16 consecutive games in double-figures prior to Friday's dud vs. the Grizzlies, and it didn't take him long to bounce back. He's getting plenty of touches with a usage rate of 23.6 percent in March, and continues to provide mid-round value grounded in scoring (18.2 ppg), steals (1.4) and percentages (47.1 FGs, 80.6 FTs).
Mar 20 - 10:19 PM

Jabari Parker was quiet vs. the Grizzlies on Thursday with seven points on 3-of-11 shooting.

He simply didn't have it tonight and this was his worst game in a while, adding just three boards and one block in 28 minutes. The game got out of hand in the fourth quarter in favor of the Bucks, so Parker didn't play much in the second half. He's still averaging 20.6 points per game over his previous 10 outings, so there's obviously no reason to panic. Khris Middleton was also quiet for the Bucks with 10 points on 4-of-13 shooting.
Mar 18 - 12:51 AM

Jason Kidd praised Jabari Parker's scoring ability during a recent interview.

"He’s demonstrating the things we all thought he could do," Kidd said, "and that’s, for one, score the ball at a high rate right now." Parker has been producing top-50 value since the All-Star break behind averages of 21.0 points, 6.5 boards, 2.2 assists, 1.3 steals and 2.3 turnovers per game on 51.1 percent shooting, and he looks all set up for a strong finish to the 2015-16 season.
Mar 16 - 10:10 AM

Jabari Parker scored 18 points on 7-of-16 shooting vs. the Raptors on Tuesday with four boards, two assists and one 3-pointer in 37 minutes.

This was just his fourth 3-pointer of the season, but it's a great sign for his outlook if he's starting to gain some confidence from there. Giannis Antetokounmpo has been getting most of the hype in Milwaukee, but Parker and Khris Middleton have been awesome as well. The Bucks are set at SG, SF and PF for many years to come.
Mar 15 - 10:53 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Giannis Antetokounmpo
2Michael Carter-Williams
3Tyler Ennis
SG1Rashad Vaughn
2Greivis Vasquez
3Jerryd Bayless
SF1Khris Middleton
2Damien Inglis
3Steve Novak
PF1Jabari Parker
2Johnny O'Bryant
C1Greg Monroe
2John Henson
3Miles Plumlee