Simeon and future Duke superstar SF Jabari Parker is among the best recruits in the nation. While he is a great player, wouldn’t it be a bit extreme to retire his jersey while he is still playing? Even more so, while he is playing an actual game on the court?
Simeon did not care as they hung the #22 to the rafters.
During Simeon’s senior night victory against Chicago (Ill.) Harlan High, Parker had his number retired in the school’s gym. His number 22 jersey was raised to the rafters alongside fellow Simeon senior superstar Kendrick Nunn, who has committed to play for Illinois. Parker and Nunn are the only players in the rafters who don’t have NBA experience or a legendary back story, joining Bulls superstar point guard Derrick Rose, Bobby Simmons and Ben “Benji” Wilson.
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