Jabari Parker Injury: Updates on Bucks Star’s Foot and Return

November 16th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »
After working his way back onto the court from a torn ACL suffered last season, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is dealing with a foot injury just five games into his return.

Continue for updates.

MRI Reveals Parker Has Mid-Foot Sprain Monday, Nov. 16 The Bucks announced the discouraging news on the 2014 NBA draft's No. 2 overall pick, who's shown flashes of his massive potential but hasn't been able to develop properly due to health issues.

Parker has averaged 7.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in 22.4 minutes per contest in 2015-16 and didn't travel with the Bucks on their impending three-game road trip. After a rookie season that lasted just 25 games, there's reason to be alarmed about the 20-year-old's latest ailment, which could sideline him for the foreseeable future.

At least Milwaukee has a young, malleable roster, featuring numerous versatile players who can step up in Parker's absence—Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Michael Carter-Williams—and who had to learn to do so last season en route to a playoff berth. Head coach Jason Kidd has successfully shuffled his lineup before to accommodate Parker's absen ...

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