The Bulls are banking on revitalizing Parker's career, restoring him to top condition and fulfilling his promise as the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 National Basketball Association draft. He returned for 31 games and averaged 12.6 points and 4.9 rebounds. Parker played in just 31 games a year ago. Parker has shown the promise to be an elite scorer in the league.
The deal could be finalized as early as Sunday, and it is not expected that the Milwaukee Bucks will match an offer sheet, reports ESPN. "The Bucks, according to several sources, have been feverish trying to trade one of their higher-paid players - most notable John Henson or Matthew Dellavedova - but haven't any success". Parker is a tough guy to peg, because all he needs is for one team to think his upside overshadows his injury history and he's going to be in for a big payday.
Johnson & Johnson told to pay $4.7bn in powder case
The jury reached a unanimous verdict yesterday to award compensatory damages for 22 plaintiffs that averaged US$25 million apiece. Johnson & Johnson has been sued by more than 9,000 women who claim its talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer.
China's Trade Surplus With the US hits record high
For January-June, it rose to $133.76 billion, compared with about $117.51 billion in the same period previous year . Last week, the United States and China introduced tariffs of 25 percent on $34 billion of each other's exports.