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Bulls reportedly closing in on deal with Jabari Parker

Bulls reportedly closing in on deal with Jabari Parker

The Bulls are on the verge of signing Simeon product and Bucks forward Jabari Parker, a source confirmed.

In terms of potential suitors for Parker, the Bulls seem like a legitimately good fit.

The Bucks selected Parker out of Duke with the second-overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

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Parker, a restricted free-agent, and the Bulls are now progressing on an offer sheet deal that the Bucks aren't expected to match, and they could have a deal finalized by Sunday, according to Wojnarowski.

So far in his career, Parker is averaging 15.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 1.0 steal per game. He returned for 31 games and averaged 12.6 points and 4.9 rebounds. Parker has shown the promise to be an elite scorer in the league. "The Bucks, according to several sources, have been feverish trying to trade one of their higher-paid players - most notable John Henson or Matthew Dellavedova - but haven't any success". Central to pull their qualifying offer, which would make Parker an unrestricted free agent.