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Jabari Parker. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Jabari Parker, Former Simeon Star, To Enter NBA Draft

After one year at Duke, former Illinois high school basketball phenom Jabari Parker on Thursday said he will enter the NBA Draft.

04/17/2014

Jabari Parker. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Parker Meeting With Coach K Today, Will Decide Tomorrow Whether To Declare For NBA Draft

Parker is projected to be a top-three pick by most draft pundits.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2014

Jabari Parker. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Jabari Parker Might Be Crazy

Jabari Parker is ready-made for the NBA, so he needs to go to secure his future.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Jabari Parker. (Getty Images)

Report: Jabari Parker ‘Seriously Considering’ Return To Duke

It’s no certainty that Parker is off to the pros.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: March Is Better Off Without Emperors Boeheim, Krzyzewski

Duke and Syracuse are out, but the college basketball world remains on its axis.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2014

Duke's Jabari Parker, right. (Getty Images)

Parker, Duke Stunned By Mercer In Opener

Chicago native Jabari Parker’s NCAA Tournament experience was one-and-done.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

Joakim Noah. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

View: First Tweets By Chicago Athletes

What were athletes thinking when they typed their first tweet?

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils is congratulated by Rodney Hood #5 and Amile Jefferson #21 after scoring against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Keidel: NBA Needs To Raise Age Restriction

The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.

03/07/2014

Jabari Parker. (Getty Images)

Watch: Jabari Parker Bakes Signature Dessert For Cameron Crazies

Add baking to the list of Jabari Parker’s skills.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

Andrew Wiggins. (Getty Images)

Could NBA’s Age Limit Increase To 20?

New commissioner Adam Silver reportedly is focused on revamping the minimum age limit for entering the draft.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

Assembly Hall.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Arenas Could Spark Recruiting Rebirth For Illinois, DePaul

Remarkably, for the third year in a row, the Windy City is home to the No. 1 high school basketball player in America, with rising Whitney Young senior Jahlil Okafor following in the large footsteps of prior Public League phenoms Jabari Parker (2013) and Anthony Davis (2012).

670 The Score–06/14/2013

Jabari Parker. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Simeon’s Jabari Parker Named Wootten Player Of The Year

Fresh off his fourth high school basketball state title in as many years, Simeon standout Jabari Parker has been named the Morgan Wootten High School Player of the Year.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2013

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Simeon Wins 4th Straight Title

Simeon’s Jabari Parker will certainly be remembered for many things. The Duke commit was Illinois’ Mr. Basketball as a junior and will likely be that again in 2013. He was the National Player of the year as a junior and it would be hard to argue against him to repeat. He had his number 22 retired at the school while still playing.

03/17/2013

Jabari Parker. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Twitter Reacts Insanely To Jabari Parker’s Decision

It’s 2012, so when someone has something they need to say, they go to Twitter.

670 The Score–12/21/2012

Jabari Parker. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jabari Parker Verbally Commits To Duke

Simeon forward Jabari Parker verbally committed to Duke Thursday.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2012

Jabari Parker. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Jabari Parker To Announce College Choice Next Thursday

According to a report, the nation’s most highly-touted high school basketball prospect will announce his collegiate decision at a press conference on Dec. 20.

670 The Score–12/12/2012

John Groce. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Wisch: Groce Getting Close With Elite Recruits Bodes Well For Illini

Back in July, after Simeon superstar Jabari Parker left the Illinois of his Top 10 list of potential college pitstops, I wrote that when it comes to basketball recruiting, second place truly is the first loser.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

John Groce. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wisch: Is Illinois Back In The Jabari Parker Sweepstakes?

Illini fans should know not to get their hopes up that Jabari will indeed bring his road show to Champaign in 2013.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2012

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