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Jabari Parker tells Dan Patrick two-and-done is “ridiculous,” likes ‘Melo comparison

Gardner-Webb v Duke

DURHAM, NC - DECEMBER 16: Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after dunking against the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs during play at Cameron Indoor Stadium on December 16, 2013 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

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Jabari Parker — the former Duke forward who will almost certainly be one of the top three picks in the NBA Draft this year — swung by the Dan Patrick Show to talk going pro.

Parker called the idea of a two-and-done rule “ridiculous” but added that he thought he needed a year in college, that he wasn’t ready for the NBA straight out of high school.

Parker said that the Duke loss to Mercer and being out of the tournament that early almost had him staying another year at Duke (at least that’s what Parker is smart enough to say publicly).

Parker also says he loves being compared to Carmelo Anthony. When Dan Patrick says “but you pass” Parker responds “but I have a team.” Ouch.