Jabari Parker injury: Bucks rookie suffers left knee sprain vs. Suns
Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker had to be carried off the floor by teammates after suffering an apparent knee injury in the third quarter against the Phoenix Suns. The team is calling it a knee sprain, and Parker will not return to the game.
Here’s a look at the play:
Oh no. Jabari Parker carried off the court pic.twitter.com/Zm001So6te
— Cork Gaines (@CorkGaines) December 16, 2014
Parker had eight points and three rebounds in 15 minutes of play at the time of the injury. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft had been playing well lately, scoring in double-figures in five of his last six games, including a 22-point performance against the Cavs on Dec. 2. For the year, Parker is averaging 12.5 points per game on 49.2 percent shooting.
We’ll update this story as it develops.