5 Reasons Why Jabari Parker Should Stay at Duke, Avoid NBA Draft

5 Reasons Jabari Parker Should Stay at Duke, Avoid NBA Draft

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Jabari Parker recently said his college career is incomplete. This is huge news for Duke Blue Devil fans, and it could have national title implications. He certainly will have help coming with next year's recruiting class, and they will definitely be the favorite at the start of the season. Here are five reasons why Parker should stick around for his sophomore campaign.

5. Jahlil Okafor Is Coming

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5. Jahlil Okafor Is Coming

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Jahlil Okafor was recently awarded another national player of the year award, and Parker's former AAU teammate could certainly help the Blue Devils get closer to cutting down the nets.

4. Tyus Jones Is Coming

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4. Tyus Jones Is Coming

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You might have forgotten about blue chip point guard Tyus Jones, but he will be a great floor general for the Blue Devils next season. You can see Jones play at the McDonald's All American game next week to get a sneak preview.

3. A Title Awaits

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3. A Title Awaits

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If Parker were to return, then I would really like his chances to win a national title next season. The Blue Devils are just going to be absolutely loaded, but we will just have to see if they have their leader back.

2. There Is Unfinished Business

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2. There Is Unfinished Business

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Parker said that his college career was "incomplete", and to me that says he is leaning towards staying. I can see Parker liking the idea of playing with his former AAU teammate again, and they could set themselves up to win the ACC in a landslide next season.

1. The NBA Will Still Be There

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1. The NBA Will Still Be There

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Let's be real. Parker would be a top five pick in this summer's draft or the next. Also, he is the son of an NBA player, so he is not exactly sweating the money. I think if Parker is having fun at college, then he should stick around for one more year.

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