The Chicago Bulls have rescinded their qualifying offer for David Nwaba.  Nwaba is now set to be an unrestricted free agent.  Would a  Jabari Parker signing be beneficial for the future of the franchise?

The Chicago Bulls  rescinded their qualifying offer for David Nwaba Thursday night. The high energy reserve is now an unrestricted free agent.  The Bulls recently released Sean Kilpatrick and traded Jerian Grant to the Magic.  This activity is a clear sign that another blockbuster move is coming.

And that move could be the signing of Jabari Parker to an offer sheet.

Their are a variety of factors that have contributed to Parker still awaiting an offer as a restricted free agent.  The amount of teams with available cap space is partly the issue.  However, the most glaring has to be his injury concerns.  He has torn the ACL in his left knee twice in three seasons. But in his return to action, he showed off a skill set that could potentially work in Chicago.

The Bulls have a tremendous need at the small forward position.  But there is a lot of debate as to whether Parker can truly thrive playing the three because of his lack of adeptness at shooting the three.

How would Parker fit within the Bull’s offense

It’s worth noting, however, that Parker shot 38.3 percent from the three point line last year.  This was in limited exposure playing the three.  But when given the opportunity, he thrived in showing off that skill set at that position.

Parker has some playmaking skill of his own that would allow the Bulls to fully execute coach Fred Hoiberg’s quick-hitting offense.  Hoiberg has repeatedly said that he wants his guys to grab the rebound and push the ball up the court.  Parker has shown enough proficiency in doing just that when getting out in transition.

Parker does have many concerns about his ability to play defense.  And pairing him with Zach Lavine, who is also defensively challenged, could present some challenges on the court.

But Parker posted 20.1 points per game on a 56 percent true shooting percentage just two seasons ago.   Adding a player with those number should be intriguing to an organization trying to make a quick turn around in the rebuilding process.

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