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The Los Angeles Lakers are in South Beach a day before their battle with the Miami Heat. There’s plenty of stuff to do in Miami, so what will the Lakers be doing tonight you ask?
Watching some college hoops.
Duke fan @kobebryant and Duke alum @RyanKelly34 will lead a Lakers contingent in attending the Duke-University of Miami game tonight.
— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) January 22, 2014
The Lakers could be seeing their future teammate in Jabari Parker.
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The quality of the 2014 NBA draft has been one of the most popular storylines of the 2013-14 season with so many teams doing their best to position themselves for the best chance at winning the draft lottery in May. Entering Monday’s action, almost two thirds of the league (19 of 30 teams) had a winning percentage of .500 or worse. However, the depth of the impressive 2014 class...
But we made a catchy “Jabari Safari” slogan for him and everything! Sam Smith reports
…the growing view among NBA executives seems to be Jabari Parker will not leave Duke this year. Chicagoan Jahlil Okafor, a Parker friend and big man, is going to Duke next season. Parker is a bright young man with a strong family and the feeling is he understands both the importance of education...
The 2014 NBA draft is projected to be one of the best ever. Duke superstar Jabari Parker is part of the reason this class is getting so much hype.
Parker is averaging 19.1 points and 7.3 rebounds a game. He’s projected to be a top 3 pick in every credible mock draft and some even have him going number one.
Sounds like Parker is a guaranteed one and done, right? Well, not so fast...
Aside from a major injury, there is probably only one thing that could stop Duke freshman Jabari Parker from going in the top five of the 2014 NBA Draft. That would be if he chose to stay in school, which most people would tell you is a ridiculous thought. According to one report, Parker is […]
The quality of the 2014 NBA draft has been one of the most popular storylines of the 2013-14 season with so many teams doing their best to position themselves for the best chance at winning the draft lottery in May.
Entering Monday’s action, almost two thirds of the league (19 of 30 teams) had a winning percentage of .500 or worse.
However, the depth of the impressive 2014...
Jabari Parker/cbssports.comThe Miami Hurricanes 10-8 (ACC 2-4) struggled against the 18th ranked Duke Blue Devils 15-4 (ACC 4-2) and were dominated in front of a packed house that included LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Kobe Bryant 67-46. The Blue Devils avenged a 27 point loss that they suffered against Miami in the same building last season.Freshman sensation Jabari Parker showed...
This Eye on the draft feature is not to break down players or analyze where they could go in the draft. It is to bring up something we have never even considered.The 2014 draft class has been heralded as "other worldly" since before the season even began. Two big reasons for the hype have been the play of Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid, who if you read this feature you...
Kobe Bryant (Duke/Mike Krzyzewski fan), Ryan Kelly (ex-Duke star) and Kendall Marshall (ex-Tar Heel) all attended Duke’s game against the University of Miami last night.
Jabari Parker, a projected top pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, was the main attraction and also drew other NBA stars such as LeBron James and Dwyane Wade to the event.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Jabari Parker had 17 points and a season-high 15 rebounds Wednesday, and No. 18 Duke earned its first league road win of the season by beating Miami 67-46.
Parker helped the Blue Devils to a 42-28 advantage on the boards, which allowed them to overcome a poor shooting night. Duke outscored Miami 22-7 on second-chance points.
A sellout crowd included Kobe...
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has been wanting Jabari Parker to use his size and strength on the offensive end rather than watching him continue to struggle while playing more of a perimeter-oriented game.
After heeding his coach's advice, Parker looks to help the 18th-ranked Blue Devils win a third straight game as they visit Miami on Wednesday night.
Duke (14-4) got off to a...
The Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 was annoucned on Wednesday.
Creighton's Doug McDermott and Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart might be the frontrunners, but Arizona's Nick Johnson, Duke's Jabari Parker, Iowa State's DeAndre Kane, Florida's Casey Prather and Syracuse's Tyler Ennis are viable candidates.
Joel Embiid is the most glaring omission from the list...
With 3 1/2 minutes left and Duke trying to close out its first road win in the conference this season, superstar spectator LeBron James was on his feet - to leave.
The Blue Devils made it routine. Freshman Jabari Parker had 17 points and a season-high 15 rebounds Wednesday to lead No. 18 Duke past Miami 67-46.
A sellout crowd included James, Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant, all of...
Duke forwards Rodney Hood and Jabari Parker were named to the 2013-14 John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list.
No. 18 Duke (15-4, 4-2 in the ACC) earned its first road win of the season, knocking off Miami 67-46 on Wednesday at the BankUnited Center. The Blue Devils were led by freshman phenom Jabari Parker, who had 17 points, a career-high 15 rebounds and three blocks. Redshirt sophomore Rodney Hood added 12 points and six rebounds and sparked a big Duke run at the end of the first half...