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Bucks rookie Jabari Parker reminds Jason Kidd of Grant Hill


Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd told Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that rookie Jabari Parker reminds him of former All-Star Grant Hill.

In 1995, Kidd and Hill split the NBA's Rookie of the Year Award. Kidd was selected with the second-overall pick by the Dallas Mavericks. Hill was the next pick by the Detroit Pistons

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

"He's got a quick first step. What I like is he tries to make the right play to his teammates," Kidd said. "It's not always about scoring. He wants to win; he cheers his teammates on. That's kind of cool to see."

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Parker averaged 19.1 points and 8.7 rebounds during his one season at Duke last year. He will make his regular season debut on Oct. 29 against the Charlotte Hornets.

- Andrew Melnick