Former NBA player Jabari Parker has found a new team overseas. The 28-year-old forward has officially signed with FC Barcelona, according to an announcement made by the Spanish club.
Parker’s last stint in the NBA was during the 2021-22 season with the Boston Celtics. Now, he will be taking his talents to the European stage in hopes of making an impact with FC Barcelona.
Originally drafted as the No. 2 pick by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2014, Parker’s career has taken him to multiple NBA franchises. Throughout his time in the league, he has played for six teams, appearing in 310 games and making 190 starts.
During his eight seasons in the NBA, Parker has showcased his skills on the court, averaging 14.1 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. These numbers highlight his ability to contribute offensively and provide a strong presence in the paint.
Before entering the professional circuit, Parker had an impressive college career at Duke University. He was a consensus All-American and the ACC Freshman of the Year in the 2013-14 season. His success at the collegiate level further solidifies his basketball prowess and potential impact for FC Barcelona.
FC Barcelona is renowned for its rich basketball history, and Parker’s signing adds another layer of talent to the team’s roster. With his experience and skill set, Parker could prove to be a valuable asset for the Spanish club.
As Parker begins his journey with FC Barcelona, fans and basketball enthusiasts will be curious to see how he adapts to a new system and competes against top European talent. Only time will tell if Parker can make his mark on the international stage and continue to showcase his abilities.
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