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2014 NBA Draft: Why Jabari Parker Fits the Boston Celtics

2014 NBA Draft: Why Jabari Parker Fits the Boston Celtics

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USA TODAY Sports- Bob Donnan

Jabari Parker has quite a decision to make this month, and I do not envy the pressure that he must feel at the current moment. One team that would love for him to declare for the the draft would be the Boston Celtics, and Parker would be an absolutely great pickup for the Lucky Irish.

5. They Have Need at His Position

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5. They Have Need at His Position

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The Celtics have their point guard of the future (maybe), but what they really need is a wing player who can live up to Paul Pierce's legacy. That man is Parker, and the Celtics will definitely be drafting him if they can land a high enough pick.

4. It Would Make Up For Losing Tim Duncan

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4. It Would Make Up For Losing Tim Duncan

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That year was pretty rough, and the Celtics did not really recover from it until Kevin Garnett signed. Parker is the type of player that you could build around for about ten years, and Boston would truly embrace a humble superstar like him.

3. It Would Revive An Old Rivalry

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3. It Would Revive An Old Rivalry

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Parker going to the Celtics would bring an interesting dynamic to the rivalry with the Chicago Bulls. Parker is from Chicago, and so you know that he will always love playing at the United Center.

2. It Would Anger The Los Angeles Lakers

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2. It Would Anger The Los Angeles Lakers

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They should almost draft him for this reason alone. Can't you imagine the look on Jim Buss' stupid face if the Celtics were to draft a superstar like Parker? I definitely can.

1. It Would Help Danny Ainge

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1. It Would Help Danny Ainge

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Danny Ainge's job security is not exactly up in the air, but drafting a sure-thing like Parker would be absolutely huge for his future prospects. Now all Danny has to do is wait and see if he has a high enough draft pick to make it happen.