Jabari Parker Biography and Wiki
Jabari Parker is an accomplished American professional basketball player who belongs to the Sacramento Kings of the NBA (National Basketball Association). He was chosen with the second overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Jabari used to be an established high school athlete who helped his team winning four straight state champions for Simeon Career Academy and was crowned the National High School Player of the Year by McDonald’s and Gatorade.
He eventually ended the college career he had enrolled at Duke University after playing for one season. During his freshman year for the 2013-14 Duke Blue Devils, he was as well profiled as a consensus first-team All-American, the USBWA National Freshman of the Year.
He was also named the runners-up for the John R. Wooden Award as the college player of the year. Parker is also known as the son of Sonny Parker, a former NBA player.
Jabari Parker Age and Birthday
Parker is 25 years old as of 2020, he was born on 15th March 1995, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 15th day of March every year.
Jabari Parker Height and Weight
Jabari is a man of average stature, he also appears to be very tall in stature of his photos. He stands at a towering height of 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 meters). He also weighs a massive 245 lbs (111 kgs).
Jabari Parker Dating
Parker was rumored to be linked romantically to Logan West, Miss Teen USA 2012. The couple began dating in 2016 although they prefer keeping their love life away from the limelight. The duo are often seen attending events and even church together.
Their relationship was live that even his fans would call Logan the ‘Milwaukee Bucks’ most beautiful WAG until 2018. Currently, information about their companion is little to unavailable though his fans has high hopes that they are still together.
Jabari Parker Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about him;
- Full Name: Jabari Parker
- Age: 25 years (2020)
- Date of Birth: 15th March 1995
- Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Education: Simeon Career Academy, Duke College
- Birthday: 15th March
- Nationality: American
- Father’s Name: Sonny Parker
- Mother’s Name: Folola Finau-Parker
- Siblings: Christian, Tilar, Iman (sisters) and Darryl Parker (Brother)
- Spouse: Logan West
- Children: None
- Height: 6 feet 8 inches
- Weight: 245 lbs
- Profession: Basketball Player
- Net worth: $20 million
Jabari Parker Stats
He has managed to score high and his stats are very high. The following links has it all;
Jabari Parker Contract
Jabari agreed and signed a two-year (2018-2019) contract with ‘Chicago Bulls’ on 14th July 2018 for $40 million. He began working with the Chicago Bulls and made a debut on 18th October where he scored 15 points and 5 rebounds off the bench in opposition to the ‘Philadelphia 76ers’.
After four days, he scored a season high of 20 points off the bench at odds with the ‘Dallas Mavericks’. On 21st November, he as well scored 20 points and 30 rebounds against the ‘Phoenix Suns’. Though, during his eight assists, he was left with two shorts of his initial career triple-double.
Later, the coaching position was amended and Fred Hoiberg was overthrown by Jim Boylen. Upon this adjustments, Jabari was dropped by the Bulls from their rotation and was not granted regular minutes.
This happened in early December after which on 29th January 2019, he posted 22 points when he was playing against the ‘Brooklyn Nets’.
Jabari Parker Duke
Parker was playing for Duke College. He made his debut for Duke on 8th November 2013 where he scored 22 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 block against ‘Davidson’.
This made him named the Krzyzewski’s 5th freshman debuting with 20 points and was among the Duke’s first game with four 20-points scorers. On 18th January 2014, he posted 23 points against NC State which tied him with Gene Banks for best 20-points games by a Duke freshman.
Later, Jabari scored 14 points, 3 steals and 14 rebounds to help Mike win his 900th game at Duke against ‘Florida State’ ob 25th January 2014. Parker broke the Duke record for freshman and set a 19.1 scoring average and became the first freshman to lead the team in both scoring and rebounding.
Jabari Parker Injury
Jabari has been injured several parts of his body. He had joined the 2012 summer as a consensus#1 player in the country until he was suspended due to a foot injury. The injury made him miss several games during the 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championship.
On 15th December 2014, he was also sidelined and suffered a season-ending injury from tearing his knee when he was playing against ‘Phoenix Suns’. This also made him miss some games such as the 2015-2015 NBA season.
He was as well injured in the same knee after he posted an average scoring of 20.1 points. It was also recorded that on 7th January 2020 he suffered from a shoulder injury. In 2012, he had also suffered from an ankle injury.
Jabari Parker Draft
Parker was declared for the 2014 NBA draft in an exclusive autobiographical story in the Sports Illustrated on 17th April 2014. He later declined upon participating in the NBA Draft Combine since some of the sources misled his signing in with other players.
He was eventually selected on 26th June by the ‘Milwaukee Bucks as number 2. But before the draft, he had engaged himself with a shoe endorsement deal with the Jordan Branch.
Jabari Parker Trade
Jabari was traded on 6th February 2019 together with Bobby Portis to the Washington Wizards where they were exchanged with Otto Porter. On 6th February of 2020, he was again traded to the Sacramento Kings.
Frequently Asked Questions about Jabari Packer
Who is Jabari Packer?
Jabari Parker is an accomplished American professional basketball player who belongs to the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.
How old is Jabari Packer?
Parker is 25 years old as of 2020, he was born on 15th March 1995, in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
How tall is Jabari Packer?
He stands at a towering height of 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 meters). He also weighs a massive 245 lbs (111 kgs).
Is Jabari Packer married?
No, he was rumored to be dating Logan West, Miss Teen USA 2012 in 2016.
How much is Jabari Packer worth?
He has an approximate net worth of $20 million. This amount has been accrued from his profession as a basketball player.
How much does Jabari make?
His annual salary is under research.
Where does Packer live?
Because of security reasons, he has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.
Is Jabari dead or alive?
He is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Packer now?
He is still pursuing his profession as a basket player where currently he plays for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA