PARKER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PARKER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA, could go No. 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832360-77/parker-freshman-nba-duke.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832360-77/parker-freshman-nba-duke.html.csp">Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA, could go No. 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Beard</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T11:38:33.65-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA Draft, and there’s a strong chance he’ll be the No. 1 pick. The 6-foot-8 All-American forward was the highest-scoring freshman in Duke history. Parker, a Mormon who recently announced he had decided against going on a two-year mission for the LDS Church, was also the first freshman to lead the Blue Devils in scoring and rebounding and the first freshman in three decades to be selected team MVP. Coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a statement Thursday it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578323602014-04-17T11:38:33.65-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T11:38:33.65-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832360@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:38:33 MDT NBA notes: Jabari Parker says he won’t go on LDS mission http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57808590-87/parker-decision-duke-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57808590-87/parker-decision-duke-season.html.csp">NBA notes: Jabari Parker says he won’t go on LDS mission</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T19:46:16.564-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 07:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jabari Parker made one decision known Friday, though the freshman phenom from Duke left basketball fans waiting for his answer regarding another question. In Los Angeles for the Wooden Awards, Parker, a Mormon, told ESPN L.A. that he had ruled out serving a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “I think I have at this point,” he said. “It’s either between returning [to school] or [declaring for the draft].” On that front, basketball fans will have to wait a few m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57808590@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:46:16 MDT NCAA Tournament: Mercer 78, Duke 71 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57713868-77/duke-mercer-bears-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57713868-77/duke-mercer-bears-tournament.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Mercer 78, Duke 71</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOEDY McCREARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:20.088-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">RALEIGH, N.C. • There once again wasn’t much “D” in Duke — and now there aren’t any Blue Devils in the NCAA tournament. Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s team was sent to its second one-and-done in three years Friday, losing 78-71 to Mercer in the second round of the Midwest Regional. “I never thought this was going to happen,” said Duke star freshman Jabari Parker. “They didn’t look at it on paper. ... From now on, that can’t happen anymore.” It won’t. Duke’s season is over. Maybe Parker’s college career...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577138682014-03-22T16:45:20.088-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:20.088-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57713868@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:20 MDT College basketball: Duke’s Jabari Parker wins freshman award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57694097-77/parker-freshman-award-duke.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57694097-77/parker-freshman-award-duke.html.csp">College basketball: Duke’s Jabari Parker wins freshman award</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T23:20:18.561-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • Duke forward Jabari Parker has won the Wayman Tisdale Award, presented by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association to the nation’s top freshman. The 6-foot-8 Parker is second in the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring (19.3) and leads the league in rebounding (8.8). He has scored in double figures in 17 straight games and in 32 of 34 games this season, breaking the Duke freshman record held by Gene Banks and Luol Deng. Joining Parker on the USBWA’s freshman All-America team are: Joel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576940972014-03-17T23:20:18.561-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T23:20:18.561-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57694097@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:20:18 MDT