He finished his high school career as a four-time state champion in the state of Illinois, 2013 National Player of the Year, McDonald’s All American, and the No. 2 ranked recruit in the country behind Andrew Wiggins. Sports Illustrated ran a cover story on Parker when he was a junior in high school that called him the best high school basketball player since LeBron James.
Parker is also already being projected as one of the top picks in the 2014 NBA Draft should he choose to declare for the NBA following his freshman season at Duke.
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