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Bucks Free Agent Jabari Parker to Join Chicago Bulls

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Milwaukee rescinded the qualifying offer on their former lottery pick to facilitate the move.

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The Milwaukee Bucks have rescinded their one-year qualifying offer to free agent Jabari Parker, allowing him to sign an unrestricted offer with the Chicago Bulls. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Parker’s new deal runs for two years at $40 million total, with the second year a team option.

The former second-overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft averaged 15.3 points and 5.5 rebounds per game in his first four seasons with the Bucks, but he appeared only 183 times due to ACL injuries, He averaged a career-high 20.1 ppg in 51 outings during the 2016-17 season.