|Birth ( Age )
||March 15, 1995
||6 ft 8 in
||Simeon (Chicago, Illinois)
||Professional Basketball Player
|Wife / Girlfriend
|| Logan West
|| $20 million ( estimated)
Jabari Parker with Mother and Father
Jabari Ali Parker is an American Prfessional Basketball Player who currently plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the second overall pick within the 2014 NBA draft. He ended his college career after one season of playing for Duke University .
Early Life : Parker's family has lived on Chicago's side since before Jabari was born, and he was raised within the South Shore community area. Parker's father, Sonny, has served many Chicago metropolitan area children as youth foundation director since 1990. Parker discovered basketball in one among his father's many leagues, although his father has never coached one among his teams.
He honed his basketball skills together with his brother Christian on the court at his local meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) within the Hyde Park community area so as to avoid the hazards of urban playgrounds. By second grade his basketball skills were superior to those of the fifth-graders he played with, and he competed in secondary school leagues as a fifth grader.
He credits his cousin Jay Parker for pushing him to be better, starting when Jabari was in third grade and Jay was in fifth.Sometimes, Jabari and Christian played basketball during the night at the church. Jabari made the eighth-grade team as a fourth-grader, but couldn't play until fifth grade thanks to the varsity district's policy .
Personal Life : Jabari Ali Parker Girlfriend name is Logan West. She may be a beauty with Smart as she has been the Miss Teen USA winner. that they had been seeing one another for an extended time, yet didn't make their relationship public until they decided that they were serious. The couple are very fickle with one another because Logan once said that their darling is sort of a cup of frozen dessert .
Professional career and Contract : On July 9, 2014, Parker signed with the Bucks and joined them for the 2014 NBA Summer League.In the 2014–15 NBA.com Rookie Survey at the annual Rookie Photo Shoot on Transfiguration , Parker was named by his peers as both the foremost likely to be Rookie of the Year and therefore the presumably to possess the simplest NBA career.
On October 29, 2014, Parker made his NBA debut within the Bucks' season opener against the Charlotte Hornets. in only under 37 minutes of action as a starter, he recorded 8 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 steal during a 108–106 overtime loss. Two nights later in his first game , he posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds against the Philadelphia 76ers.On November 19, he posted a season-high 23 points during a triple-overtime convert the Brooklyn Nets.
On January 15, 2017, Parker was one assist and one field goal shy of his first NBA triple-double against the Atlanta Hawks. On February 9, Parker was ruled out for the remainder of the 2016–17 season after an MRI revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee. The recovery and rehabilitation period was estimated at 12 months. it had been his second ACL tear within the same knee, the primary having occurred in December 2014.
On July 14, 2018, Parker signed a two-year, $40 million contract with the Chicago Bulls. He debuted with the Bulls on October 18 with 15 points and 5 rebounds off the bench against the Philadelphia 76ers. Four days later, he scored a season-high 20 points off the bench against the Dallas Mavericks. On November 21, Parker posted 20 points and 13 rebounds against the Phoenix Suns, but his eight assists left him two in need of his first career triple-double.
On February 6, 2019, Parker was traded, along side Bobby Portis and a 2023 second-round pick, to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Otto Porter. Parker posted career highs with 14 rebounds on February 27 against the Brooklyn Nets.and 15 rebounds on March 27 against the Phoenix Suns. Washington declined the team option on what would are Parker's 2nd year with the team, which might have yielded Parker $20 million.
Boston Celtics Contract : On April 16, 2021, Parker was signed by the Celtics after they waived Moritz Wagner.
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