Friday, August 28, 2015

Duke's Jabari Parker selected second in NBA Draft

Duke's Jabari Parker, who averaged 19.1 points and 8.7 rebounds in his freshman season, was selected as the second overall pick by the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.

Duke's Jabari Parker selected second in NBA Draft

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Jabari Parker of Duke poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Milwaukee Bucks as the number two overall pick during the 2014 NBA draft, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
Jabari Parker of Duke poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Milwaukee Bucks as the number two overall pick during the 2014 NBA draft, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK -- Duke’s Jabari Parker, who averaged 19.1 points and 8.7 rebounds in his freshman season, was selected as the second overall pick by the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.

Parker was expected to be selected among the first two picks. He didn’t work out for the 76ers, who are now on the clock with the third selection.

Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins was selected first by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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