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

September 22nd, 2015 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »
The Milwaukee Bucks plan on making the Eastern Conference playoffs for the second season in a row, and that task will be much easier if a healthy Jabari Parker takes the floor with his talented teammates, which is expected to happen when Milwaukee opens camp Sept. 29. 

Continue for updates. 

Bucks to Exercise Caution with Parker Tuesday, Sept. 22 Parker tore his ACL in December and only played 25 games in 2014, but the Associated Press (h/t ESPN.com) noted the former Duke star “is expected on the court” when the Bucks begin camp in Madison.

The report made it clear the team plans on proceeding with caution with the former No. 2 overall draft pick, especially since it is “unclear what Parker can do or how much contact he might face.”

Coach Jason Kidd reiterated that plan, per the Associated Press: “We’re not going to rush him back. This is a bigger picture.”

Parker averaged 12.3 points and 5.5 rebounds per game in his rookie season before the injury. He also played 29.5 minutes a night, a number that will likely be reduced in the early going this year if general manager Jo ...

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