Jabari Parker as reluctant superstar

Duke's freshman might be best of stellar class, but he shies from attention

Originally Published: November 12, 2013
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

Jabari Parker is talking about the strange world he inhabits, the one where he is a basketball superstar who dislikes the spotlight, the one that finds a kid who prefers the we culture while living in the middle of the me culture, when he says something so astounding, so unexpected, you make him repeat himself.

"It's all on account of when I was a kid, me having low self-esteem," he says.

Come again, please.

"Yeah, as a kid I didn't really have a lot to be proud of," ...

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