2014 NBA Draft: Jabari Parker’s 5 Best Fits If He Declares

Jabari Parker's 5 Best Fits If He Declares

Jabari Parker
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In the year of the freshman in college basketball this year, Jabari Parker was easily the best player of the heralded class. While he has not yet officially declared for the draft, it is almost assumed that he will leave Duke, as he is a consensus lottery pick. In fact, he has a very good chance of being the first pick overall and going to one of the teams with poor records that is likely to win the draft lottery.

5. Los Angeles Lakers

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5. Los Angeles Lakers

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Parker has come out and said that joining the Los Angeles Lakers would be a blessing. It would definitely be interesting to see him join one of the most popular teams in the league.

4. Boston Celtics

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4. Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics
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The Boston Celtics will likely get a very high draft pick this year. Bringing in Parker to play along with point guard Rajon Rondo would help their rebuilding process.

3. Philadelphia 76ers

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3. Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers
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After enduring one of the worst losing streaks in the history of professional sports, the Philadelphia 76ers need a major boost in the draft. Drafting Parker would be a great choice to revitalize their fanbase.

2. Orlando Magic

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2. Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic
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Parker would be an interesting fit for the Orlando Magic. He would essentially be a more skilled Tobias Harris.

1. Milwaukee Bucks

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1. Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks
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The Milwaukee Bucks currently have the worst record in the NBA. They will be in prime position to get the No. 1 draft pick in the lottery and take Parker.

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