Boston Celtics waive Jabari Parker—reviews



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FILE – Jabari Parker #5 of the Atlanta Hawks dunks the ball through the first half of their recreation in opposition to the New York Knicks at Madison Sq. Backyard on December 17, 2019 in New York Metropolis. Emilee Chinn/Getty Photographs/AFP (Photograph by Emilee Chinn / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Photographs by way of AFP)

The Boston Celtics waived ahead Jabari Parker, in keeping with a number of reviews on Sunday.

Parker, 26, reportedly had a $1.1 million assured wage if he was on the roster on opening evening and $2.3 million assured if he stayed on the roster your entire common season.

Parker signed with the Celtics as a free agent late final season and averaged 6.4 factors and three.6 rebounds in 10 video games. He was with the Sacramento Kings earlier within the season and averaged 2.7 factors and a pair of.0 rebounds in three video games.

The previous No. 2 general decide by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2014 has bounced round to 5 groups over the previous three seasons.

Parker was considered as a star attraction when he entered the NBA. However the former Duke star twice tore the ACL in his left knee and by no means regained the shape that noticed him common 20.1 factors and 6.2 rebounds in 51 video games in 2016-17 earlier than struggling the second main damage.

The Bucks parted methods with Parker after the 2017-18 season and he has since performed with the Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento and Boston.

Parker’s first ACL tear got here 25 video games into his rookie season in December 2014.

Parker has profession averages of 14.5 factors and 5.6 rebounds in 298 video games (190 begins). He shoots simply 32.1 % from 3-point vary.


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