It’s still unknown as to whether or not Duke freshman Jabari Parker intends to declare for this year’s NBA Draft. It was reported earlier that Parker had applied for housing for his sophomore year. This doesn’t prohibit him from declaring, but it does show that he hasn’t made up his mind definitively to enter the NBA. As for Parker’s draft projection, you can check out his prospect profile for more information.
More on Parker’s situation:
- Chad Ford of ESPN.com (Video) breaks down Parker’s game.
- Parker still hasn’t made up his mind about leaving Duke, and is set to meet with coach Mike Krzyzewski next week, Ford writes. According to the article, Parker refuted the report that he already has applied for student housing at Duke for next school year. He also doesn’t view a potential return to Durham as risky. Parker said, “I think there’s no risk. I think the community at Duke has really done a good job of taking care of my safety and they make sure that everything is done by the playbook.“
- Parker’s decision is between returning to Duke or entering NBA. He is not considering a Mormon mission, tweets Eric Pincus of The Los Angeles Times.
- The decision on Parker entering the draft won’t come until Tuesday or Wednesday of next week, reports Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders (Twitter link).