It isn’t the McDonald’s All American Game, but the Jordan Brand Classic has been approaching the levels of the most renowned high school basketball all-star game for the past few years. The roster for the 12th annual all-star game sponsored by Michael Jordan’s company was announced Tuesday and Duke recruits Jabari Parker and Matt Jones […]
Last year I was running my own basketball recruiting site after the 2012 Hoophall Classic sparked my interest in high school basketball. Around this time, ESPN’s Dave Telep came up with a little game that would lead one to create their high school basketball dream team using the ESPN 100 rankings.
Discussion that includes Duke back to #1 in the AP Poll, how Duke is adjusting to life without Ryan Kelly, Jabari Parker and his performance at the Hoophall Classic and how Duke will perform on the road against the #25 ranked Miami Hurricanes.
The Hoophall Classic has become just another road game for Jabari Parker. Since he was a freshman the Duke-bound forward has been impressing the crowd in Springfield. This year, however, the biggest difference for Parker wasn’t on the court.
Monday's 81-68 win over Oak Hill (Va.) was the second of three nationally televised games for Jabari Parker and his Simeon (Ill.) squad. The games are different but the product rarely changes as Simeon proves time and again that they are one of the best high school basketball factories in the country.
This weekend is the Spalding Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass. and some of the best high school basketball players in the country will be in the building, facing off on one of the biggest stages there is. Great high school players like Kevin Durant, Ty Lawson, Nick Johnson, Kyrie Irving and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist have all […]
Jabari Parker made a great decision when he decided to join Duke University last month and it appears that the timing of that decision has paid off for Parker as well. Since making the decision, the Simeon (Ill.) senior has been able to relax and be a kid again.
Duke 2013 commit Jabari Parker of Simeon Career Academy (Ill.) this past weekend as he appeared on national television in a loss to Kentucky commit, Dakari Johnson and Montverde Academy (Fla.) on ESPN2.
The last time the national audience saw Duke 2013 commit Jabari Parker of Simeon Career Academy (Ill.), he did not look the part of the nation’s No. 2 high school player.
The moment has come and Jabari Parker has selected the Duke Blue Devils as his home for at least one year of his basketball future. The No. 2 player in the country, Parker chose Duke over Michigan State, Florida, BYU and Stanford.