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Simeon Superstar Jabari Parker Video Interview Exclusive

Simeon Superstar Jabari Parker Video Interview Exclusive
Today was 2013 McDonald’s All-American media day with the McDAAG tipping off tomorrow at about 8:30.  Jabari Parker,  the nation's best recruit is from right here in Chicago (Neil F. Simeon Career Academy). Jabari picked the Duke Blue Devils over DePaul and Illinois locally, and  a multitude of marquee college basketball teams nationally. Jabari Parker is getting a ton of publicity this week. He appeared on ABC 7 WLS "Windy City LIVE!" this morning with Emmy-winner Ryan Chiaverini. Jabari even talked about Jared from Subway. In this exclusive I did with Parker a few hours ago he discusses why he chose Duke, articulates what has made Simeon such a traditional powerhouse. Jabari Parker also tells us why he looks up to Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose, a former Simeon Wolverine. Other Wolverines who went on to play at the college level include Nick Anderson, Bryant Notree, Ervin Small and Calvin Brock. Jabari is most likely to be one-and-done guy to the NBA. (So he would have fit in perfectly! At Kentucky with John Calipari) We have him going third overall in our 2014 NBA Mock Draft....

Tour Simeon high school with Jabari Parker (Video)

Tour Simeon high school with Jabari Parker (Video)
Yesterday, the nation’s #1 recruit Chicago’s very own Jabari Parker of Neil F. Simeon Career Academy picked the Duke Blue Devils as his college basketball choice. Over Michigan State, and a host of other schools. And people on Twitter lost their minds over it; very much disapproving of Parker’s choice. But there’s still a season to be played for Jabari Parker and the Simeon Wolverines. There’s a fourth state title and possibly a national title to be won, and Jabari Parker takes you inside the school to show you what it’s all about. Jabari Parker highlights the winning tradition at Simeon, which includes Chicago Bulls franchise cornerstone Derrick Rose. Simeon is also a pipeline to the Illinois Fighting Illini. And future Illini Kendrick Nunn appears in the video along with another Parker teammate Kendall Pollard...
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