Early Thursday morning, Jordan Brand announced the signing of Jabari Parker to its family of athletes. Thursday evening, Parker was chosen 2nd overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Parker—a Chicago native who led his high school team to four Illinois state championships—is one of the most heralded rookies, known for his physical gifts, scoring capability and tremendous character. Combined with deep Chicago roots—much like the Jordan Brand—these attributes make Parker a perfect fit to continue the legacy of Jordan.
Fans of Parker and the Jordan Brand can stay tuned to Jordan.com @Jumpman23 and @Jabariparker to learn more about the partnership and Parker’s journey to next season’s tipoff.