The Jabari Parker offense

If Duke's offense reminds you of anyone, maybe it should be Kevin Durant

Updated: December 19, 2013, 2:52 PM ET
By John Gasaway | ESPN Insider

How can a McDonald's All-American who has played a starring role from day one for arguably the nation's most prominent team possibly be considered underrated? That's a good question, but that may be the case with Duke freshman Jabari Parker.

I know you've heard he's really good, and maybe you've heard he could even supplant Andrew Wiggins as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. I'm just not sure that's sufficient praise for Parker's performance, at least on offense. The best comparisons aren't with fellow freshmen Wiggins and Julius Randle. The best would be to compare him with past freshmen like Michael Beasley and Kevin Durant.


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