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Parker right at home with Bucks

Chicago native and No. 2 pick ready to embrace Milwaukee, rivalry with 'my Bulls'

Updated: June 27, 2014, 4:35 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

MILWAUKEE -- Oh, Jabari.

After getting drafted No. 2 overall by the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night, Jabari Parker, practically a one-name superstar in Chicago as a high schooler, declared himself "an underdog" at his introductory news conference Friday morning in downtown Milwaukee.

Is he trying to one-up his fellow Simeon grad Derrick Rose? Could we have a humble-off brewing in the Central Division?

"I put in a lot hard work to be in this situation," Parker said at a news ...

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