Milwaukee Bucks star Jabari Parker has sustained a season-ending left knee injury for the second time in three years.
Parker will need surgery after tearing the ACL during the third quarter of the Bucks' 116-88 loss to Miami on Wednesday. The Bucks say the recovery and rehabilitation period will take about a year, meaning he will miss the beginning of next season.
“He tore his ACL again. He'll have surgery here coming up,” Coach Jason Kidd said.
Parker was averaging a career-high 20.1 points and 6.2 rebounds as one of the Bucks' franchise cornerstones and the team's second-leading scorer. Until Wednesday, he showed no signs that the...