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Duke's Jabari Parker opts to enter NBA draft

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Duke star freshman Jabari Parker is passing up his final three years of eligibility and heading for the NBA.

Parker, a consensus first-team All-American, led Duke to a 26-9 season averaging 19.1 points and 8.7 rebounds per game before being upset by Mercer in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

The 6-foot-8 small forward is widely considered a top three pick in an already-loaded NBA draft class. 
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