HoopsHype Jabari Parker rumors

August 16, 2014 Updates

“There’s been a lot of second pick busts,” Parker said Saturday morning, at the grand opening of the redesigned Jordan space inside Nike Chicago. “I’m just trying not to be that bust. Everyday that I step on the court, I just remind myself that I have a long ways to go. If I want to be one of those guys in the first tier of the NBA, like a LeBron, like a Kobe, like a [Blake Griffin], then I have to have that mentality starting off from the ground, and work my way up.” NBCSports.com

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Michael Lee: If Andrew Wiggins & Jabari Parker go 1 & 2, as many expect, it would be first time sons of NBA players went in that order #NBAdraft Twitter @MrMichaelLee

Sam Amick: I'm not in the mock draft game this year, but if I were (based on intel from teams), I'd be going Wiggins, Parker, Embiid in top three spots Twitter @sam_amick

Adrian Wojnarowski: Barring an 11th hour offer, Cleveland plans to keep No. 1 pick and choose between Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker, source tells Yahoo. Philadelphia is no longer pursuing a deal with Cleveland for the No. 1 pick, league source tells Yahoo Sports. Twitter @WojYahooNBA

Alex Kennedy: Jabari: "I'd love if Carmelo came to CHI. My guy Derrick would have a scorer & that could bring championship to CHI." Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA

Where Embiid ultimately is selected isn't the only question. Which teams have his medical report is an even bigger one. League sources confirmed that the Cavaliers conducted the physical on Embiid while the Bucks, holding the second overall pick, did the medical work on Duke's Jabari Parker. The teams exchanged the reports. Embiid's injury was discovered during the course of his workout with Cleveland. CBSSports.com

June 25, 2014 Updates

Where Embiid ultimately is selected isn't the only question. Which teams have his medical report is an even bigger one. League sources confirmed that the Cavaliers conducted the physical on Embiid while the Bucks, holding the second overall pick, did the medical work on Duke's Jabari Parker. The teams exchanged the reports. Embiid's injury was discovered during the course of his workout with Cleveland. CBSSports.com

While its tough to tell if it's a preference or truly conceding, former Duke forward Jabari Parker expects to be the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft. Parker said the Milwaukee Bucks have promised they would select him with the second overall pick Thursday if he is still available. A source told Yahoo Sports that the Bucks like Parker a lot, but have not made him a promise. Yahoo! Sports

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