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Boston Celtics | #20 | Forward

Jabari

Parker

PPG

5.5

RPG

3.2

APG

0.8

PIE

11.7

6'8" | 245lb | 26 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES: An early entrant candidate selected in the first round (2nd overall) of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks after one season at Duke (6/26/14) ... Signed a multi-year deal with Milwaukee (7/8/14) ... Signed a deal with Chicago (7/14/18) ... Acquired in a trade by Chicago from Washington along with Bobby Portis and a 2023 second round draft pick in exchange for Otto Porter Jr. (2/6/19) ... Signed as a free agent with Atlanta (7/11/19) ... Acquired in a trade by Sacramento from Atlanta along with Alex Len in exchange for Dewayne Dedmon, a 2020 second round pick and a 2021 second round pick (2/6/20). NBA HONORS/AWARDS: Earned Rookie of the Month honors for October/November 2014. NBA CAREER: Averaging 14.9 ppg (.493 FG%, .324 3pt%, .740 FT%), 5.7 rpg, 2.1 apg, 0.9 spg, 0.4 bpg and 29.0 mpg in 285 career NBA games (190 starts) over six seasons with five teams: Milwaukee (2014-18), Chicago (2018-19), Washington (2018-19), Atlanta (2019-20) and Sacramento (2019-20). NBA Playoffs: Averaging 10.0 ppg (.452 FG%, 6-19 3pt, 8-13 FT), 6.1 rpg, 1.4 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.6 bpg and 23.9 mpg in seven career playoff games (0 starts) with one teams Milwaukee (2017- 18). 2019-20 (Atlanta/Sacramento): Averaged 14.0 ppg (.420 FG%, .351 3pt%, .828 FT%), 5.6 rpg, 1.8 apg, 1.2 spg, 0.4 bpg and 24.2 mpg in 38 games (23 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 16.2 ppg (.497 FG%, .256 3pt%, .737 FT%), 6.8 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.7 spg, 0.6 bpg and 28.6 mpg in 23 games ... As a reserve, averaged 10.6 ppg (.546 FG%, .303 3pt% 3pt%, .792 FT%), 3.8 rpg 1.6 apg, 0.5 spg and 17.4 mpg in 15 games ... Traded from the Hawks to Sacramento along with Alex Len in exchange for Dewayne Dedmon, a 2020 second round pick and a 2021 second round pick ... Averaged 15.0 ppg (.504 FG%, .270 3pt%, .736 FT%), 6.0 rpg, 1.8 apg, 1.3 spg, 0.5 spg and 26.2 mpg in 32 games (23 starts) with the Hawks ... As a starter for Atlanta, averaged 16.2 ppg (.497 FG%, .256 3pt%, .737 FT%), 6.8 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.7 spg, 0.6 bpg and 28.6 mpg in 23 games ... As a reserve for Atanta, averaged 12.0 ppg (.530 FG%, .310 3pt%, 11-15 FT), 3.8 rpg, 1.6 apg, 0.4 spg and 20.0 mpg in nine games ... Led Atlanta in scoring in four games and in rebounding in 12 games ... Scored in double figures in 29 games, including nine games with 20+ points and one game with 30 points or more ... Averaged 8.5 ppg (.583 FG%, 1-4 3pt, 8-9 FT), 3.8 rpg, 1.7 apg, 0.5 spg and 13.4 mpg in six games (0 starts) with the Kings ... Led the Kings in rebounding in one game ... Collected 10+ rebounds in three games ... Recorded two double-doubles .. Missed 36 games ... Inactive in 23 games due to a right shoulder impingement (12/27-12/30/19, 1/6-2/12/20) ... Inactive in one game due to a throat infection (1/4/20) ... Did not play in nine games due to coach’s decision (2/22-3/7/20, 7/31/20) ... Did not play in one game due to stomach illness (3/8/20) ... Inactive in two games due to coach’s decision (8/4/20, 8/6/20) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Recorded 26 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks at Portland (11/10/19) ... Went 13-of-23 from the field for 33 points while adding 14 boards and five assists for a double-double at Milwaukee (11/27/19) ... Posted 23 points, nine rebounds and five assists vs. Utah (12/19/19) ... Shot a perfect 6-for-6 from the floor to go with four rebounds in a win vs. New Orleans (8/11/20) ... Notched 19 points going on 9-of-10 shooting and tallied eigt boards and six assists in a win at Los Angeles (8/13/20). 2018-19 (Chicago/Washington): Averaged 14.5 ppg (.493 FG%, .313 3pt%, .712 FT%), 6.6 rpg, 2.4 apg, 0.7 spg, 0.5 bpg and 26.9 mpg in 64 games (17 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 16.9 ppg (.452 FG%, .258 3pt%, .733 FT%), 8.0 rpg, 2.4 apg, 0.6 spg, 0.4 bpg and 34.2 mpg in 17 games ... As a reserve, averaged 13.7 ppg (.513 FG%, .338 3pt%, .702 FT%), 6.1 rpg, 2.4 apg, 0.7 spg, 0.5 bpg and 24.3 mpg in 47 games ... Traded from the Chicago to Atlanta along with Bobby Portis and a second round pick in exchange for Otto Porter Jr. ... Averaged 14.3 ppg (.474 FG%, .325 3pt%, .731 FT%), 6.2 rpg, 2.2 apg, 0.6 spg, 0.4 bpg and 26.7 mpg in 39 games (17 starts) with the Bulls ... As a starter for Chicago, averaged 16.9 ppg (.452 FG%, .258 3pt%, .733 FT%), 8.0 rpg, 2.4 apg, 0.6 spg, 0.4 bpg and 34.2 mpg in 17 games ... As a reserve for Chicago, averaged 12.2 ppg (.500 FG%, .404 3pt%, .729 FT%), 4.8 rpg, 2.0 apg, 0.5 spg, 0.4 bpg and 21.0 mpg in 22 games ... Led the Bulls in scoring in three games, in rebounding in 11 games and in assists in three games ... Averaged 15.0 ppg (.523 FG%, 296 3pt%, 684 FT%), 7.2 rpg, 2.7 apg, 0.9 spg, 0.6 bpg and 27.3 mpg in 25 games (0 starts) with Washington ... Led the Wizards in points in two games and in rebounds in nine games ... Scored in double figures in 50 games, including 17 games with 20+ points ... Collected 10+ rebounds in 10 games, including one game with 15+ boards ... Recorded eight double-doubles ... Missed 18 games ... Did not play in nine games due to coach’s decision (12/15/18, 12/23/18-1/2/19, 1/6- 1/11/19) ... Inactive in three games due to stomach illness (12/17-12/21/18) ... Did not dress in one game due to a right patellar tendon strain (1/23/19) ... Inactive in one game due to a personal matter (2/2/19) ... Not with team in one game due to a pending trade (2/6/19) ... Did not dress in two games due to a left knee strain (4/5/19, 4/9/29) ... Did not dress in one game due to a sore left knee ... Top Single-Game Performances: Totaled 23 points and 10 rebounds on 8-of-18 shooting vs. MIami (11/23/18) ... Notched 20 points, 13 boards, eight assists and two steals in a win vs. Phoenix (11/21/18) ... Dished out a career-high tying nine assists to go with seven points, 11 rebounds and three steals in a win vs. Cleveland (2/8/19) ... Posted a season-high 28 points, a career-high 15 rebounds and three assists in a win at Phoenix (3/27/19). 2017-18 (Milwaukee): Averaged 12.6 ppg (.482 FG%, .383 3pt%, .741 FT%), 4.9 rpg, 1.9 apg, 0.8 spg and 24.0 mpg in 31 games (3 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 12.7 ppg (.447 FG%, 4-7 3pt), 8.0 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.0 spg and 32.1 mpg in three games ... As a reserve, averaged 12.6 ppg (.486 FG%, .365 3pt%, .741 FT%), 4.5 rpg, 1.8 apg, 0.8 spg, 0.4 bpg and 23.1 mpg in 28 games ... Led Milwaukee in scoring two times and in rebounding in one game ... Scored in double figures in 22 games, including three games with 20+ points and one contest with 30+ points ... Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in three games ... Secured three double-doubles ... Missed 51 games ... Inactive in 50 games due to post surgery recovery from a torn left ACL (10/18/17-2/1/18) ... Inactive in one game due to coach’s decision (2/10/18) ... Top Single-Game Performance: Made 14 of his 23 field goal attempts, including five 3s for 35 points to go with 10 rebounds, two assists and two steals at Denver (4/1/18) ... Collected 12 rebounds and added 16 points and five assists in a win at New York (4/7/18) ... Scored 25 points on 9-of-15 shooting at Philadelphia (4/11/18). 2018 NBA Playoffs: Averaging 10.0 ppg (.452 FG%, 6-19 3pt, 8-13 FT), 6.1 rpg, 1.4 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.6 bpg and 23.9 mpg in seven playoff games (0 starts) ... Led the Bucks in rebounding in one game ... Scored in double figures in three games ... Collected 10 or more rebounds in one contest ... Top Single-Game Performances: Posted 16 points, seven reounds, two steals and three blocks in a win v.s. Boston (4/22/18) ... Totaled 17 points, eight rebounds and two assists at Boston (4/24/18) ... Grabbed 11 rebounds to go with nine points and two assists in a win vs. Boston (4/26/18). 2016-17 (Milwaukee): Averaged 20.1 ppg (.490 FG%, .365 3pt%, .743 FT%), 6.2 rpg, 2.8 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.4 bpg and 333.9 mpg in 51 games (50 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 20.2 ppg (.492 FG%, .374 3pt%, .744 FT%), 6.1 rpg, 2.8 apg, 1.0 spg, 0.4 bpg and 33.9 mpg in 50 games ... As a reserve, totaled 16 points (7-18 FG, 0-4 3pt, 2-3 FT), seven rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block in 32 minutes in one game ... Led the Bucks in scoring in 17 games, in rebounding in four games and in assists in four games ... Scored in double figures in 47 games, including 28 games with 20+ points and three outings with 30 points or better ... Grabbed 10 or more boards in three games ... Collected two double-doubles ... Missed 31 games ... Inactive in 31 games due to a torn ACL in his left knee (2/10-4/12/17) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Posted 33 points and nine rebounds on 13-of-26 shooting vs. New Orleans (11/10/16) ... Scored 31 points to go with nien rebounds and seven assists in a win at Detroit (12/28/16) ... Recorded a near triple-double with eight points, 10 rebounds and a career-best nine assists at Atlanta (1/15/17) ... Totaled 27 points, 11 boards, four assists, two steals and one blocks as he went 10-of-20 from the field at Denver (2/3/17). 2017 NBA Playoffs: Inactive in all six playoff games due to a torn ACL in his left knee (4/15-4/27/17). 2015-16 (Milwaukee): Averaged 14.1 ppg (.493 FG%, .257 3pt%, .768 FT%), 5,2 rpg, 1.7 apg, 0.9 spg, 0.4 bpg and 31.7 mpg in 76 games (72 starts) ... As a starter, averaged, 14.3 ppg (.497 FG%, .265 3pt%, .757 FT%), 5.2 rpg, 1.8 apg, 0.9 spg, 0.4 bpg and 32.2 mpg in 72 games ... As a reserve averaged, 18.9 ppg (.395 FG%, 0-1 3pt, 13-14 FT), 5.8 rpg, 0.8 spg, 0.5 bpg and 22.1 mpg in four games ... Led Milwaukee in points in nine games and in rebounds in six games ... Scored in double figures in 60 games, including 11 games with 20 points oor more and one game with 30+ points ... Collected 10+ rebounds in six games ... Recorded six double-doubles ... Missed six games ... Inactive in three games due to post surgery on an ACL tear in his left knee (10/28-11/1/15) ... Did not dress in one game due to post surgery on an ACL tear in his left knee (11/2/15) ... Not with team in one game due to rest/rehab (11/11/15) ... Inactive in one game due to a right mid-foot sprain (1/17/15) ... Top Single-Game Performances: Recorded a double-double with 28 points and 13 rebounds in a win at Atlanta (2/2/16) ... Knocked in a career-high 16 field goals on 25 attempts for a career-best 36 points to go with four rebounds, five assists and two steals in a win vs. Houston (2/29/16) ... Posted 21 points, five boards, three assists and a career-high tying four steals in a win vs. Phoenix (3/30/16). 2014-15 (Milwaukee): Averaged 12.3 ppg (.490 FG%, .250 3pt%, .697 FT%), 5.5 rpg, 1.7 apg, 1.2 spg and 29.5 mpg in 25 games (25 starts) ... Led the team in scoring in four games, in rebounding in five games and in assists in one game ... Scored in double figures in 17 games, including two games with 20+ points ... Grabbed 10+ rebounds in two games ... Posted two double-doubles ... Missed 57 games ... Not with team in three games due to a left knee ACL injury (12/17-12/20/14) ... Inactive in 54 games due to a left knee ACL injury (12/23/14-4/15/15)... Top SingleGame Performances: Totaled 23 points, seven rebounds and two steals in a win at Brooklyn (11/19/14) ... Scored 19 points as he set careerhighs going 13-for-14 from the charity stripe as he added nine boards, five assists and two steals vs. Houston (11/29/14). 2015 NBA Playoffs: Inactive in all six playoff games due to a left knee ACL injury (4/18-4/30/15).

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE (Duke, 2013-14): As a freshman, averaged 19.1 ppg (.473 FG%, .358 3pt%, .748 FT%), 8.7 rpg, 1.2 apg, 1.1 spg, 1.2 bpg and 30.7 mpg in 35 collegiate games (35 starts ) in his lone season at Duke during the 2013-14 season ... Became sixth ACC freshman to ever reach the 600-point mark (6670) ... Went on to be a consensus First Team All-American selection and earned honors as a First Team All-ACC selection ... Also named ACC Rookie of the Year and USBWA National Freshman of the Year ... Addtionally named First Teamm All-America by AP, NABC, USBWA, Sporting News and Sports Illustrated ... named a finalist for the Naismith Trop, Oscar RObertson Trophy and John R. Wooden Award ... Won the Integris Wayman Tisdale Award bu the USBWA, which honors the top freshman in the nation ... He was selected as ACC Rookie of the Week a record 10 times ... Top Single-Game Performances: Posted 29 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks in a win at Boston College (2/8/14) ... Scored 30 points to go with 11 rebounds on 10-of-17 shooting in a win vs. North Carolina (3/8/14), which was the most points scored by a Duke freshman in a game against the Tar Heels ... Totaled 23 points, eight boards and two steals in a conference tournament went over Virginia (3/16/14). USA BASKETBALL: Named to be a member of the 2016 USA Select Team that trained with and against the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team ... Gold medal winner in 2011 at the FIBA Ameircas U16 Championship and in 2012 at the FIBA U17 World Championship; named MVP of the tournament in 2011 after he averaged 15.4 ppg (.518 FG%, .412 3pt%, .632 FT%), 6.4 rpg, 0.8 apg, 2.0 spg and 21.1 mpg in five games ... Selected as 2011 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year ... At the 2012 World Championships, he helped Team USA go 8-0 after he averaged 12.6 ppg (.556 FG%, .500 3pt%, .800 FT%), 4.8 rpg, 1.0 spg and 16.4 mpg in five games ... Earned MVP honors at the 2011 NIke GLobal Challenge after he led USAMIdwest defeat Team Canada, 99-94, in the title game ... Named to the 2011-12 USA Developmental National Team on Mar. 24, 2011 ... Partcipated in the 2010 USA Devleopmental National Team mini-camp in Colorado Springs. HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Simeon Career Academy where he was a four-year letterwinner ... He helped guide Simeon to four IHSA Class 4A state titles and became the second player in the program’s history to start for four consecutive state championship winners ... Earned Illinois Gatorade Player of he Year honors twice and was selected to the firest team All-America by ESPN HS and USA Today two times ... Named MaxPreps National Player of the year during his senior year ... Averaged 18.4 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 2.1 blocks and 1.9 steals during his senior season as Simeon went 30-3 that season ... As a junuior he won Gatorade National Player o fthe Year and was the ESPN HS and MaxPreps National PLayer of the Year for the class of 2013 ... Averaged 20.4 points, 9.2 rebounds, 5.1 assists, 3.4 blocks and 1.5 steals per game, while shooting 55 percent from the field, 39 percent from 3-point range and 72 percent from the free-throw lineo on his way to being named an all-Public League first team selection by the Chicago Sun-Times and also a Class 4A all-state first team pick by the newspaper ... Became just the third junior to receive Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year honors ... Unanimous first team AP all-state honoree as a junior and first team all-state pick by The Chicago Tribune as he led Simeon to a 33-1 record, including a 23-game win streak to open the season ... Named 2011 National Sophomore of the Year by ESPN HS and a first team Sophomore All-America Team pick by MaxPreps ... Received first team all-state honors from the Chicago Sun-Times and second team accolades from the Chicago Tribune after he averaged 15.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game as a sophomore, while the Wolverines won the IHSA Class 4A state championship with a 30-2 record ... Contributed 9.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game, while helping Simeon to a 25-9 record and the IHSA Class 4A state championship as a freshman ... Earned the ESPN HS 2010 Freshman of the Year and was a MaxPreps second team 2009-10 Boys Basketball Freshman All-American Team selection ... Ranked as the No. 2 player in his class by ESPN ... Tabbed as No. 3 player by Scout.com and No. 4 overall by Rivals.com ... Rated No. 3 overall by the Recruiting Services Consensus Index.

PERSONAL LIFE

PERSONAL: Born on Mar. 15, 1995, he is the son of Lola and Sonny Parker ... His father was selected 17th overall in the 1976 NBA Draft and played six seasons, averaging 9.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in The Association ... His mother, a native of Tonga, immigrated to the United States when she was three years old ... Has two older brothers, Darryl and Christian, and two older sisters Iman and Tilah ... His uncles, Tony Moeaki and Harvey Unga, both player in the NFL ... He’s the second cousins of PGA Tour professional Tony Finau ... Has the Jabari Parker Foundation, where he gives back to inner-city youth in his hometown of Chicago; puts on an annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive ... @JabariParker on Twitter.