Is Jabari Parker worthy of top pick?

On Thursday, Duke forward Jabari Parker announced his intention to enter the 2014 NBA draft. To help readers get to know top NBA draft prospects, Insider offers a 360-degree look at many of them in a scouting report featuring three expert perspectives: Kevin Pelton (analytics), Amin Elhassan (scouting) and Chad Ford (NBA front offices).

Jabari Parker | 6-8, 241 pounds | SMALL FORWARD | FRESHMAN

Chad Ford's Top 100: No. 2
Strengths: Usage, Shooting, Rebound%, TO% | Weakness: Assist%
WARP projection: 2.7 (fourth among top 100)
Comparables: Carmelo Anthony (96.4), Michael Beasley (96.1), Kevin Durant (95.3), Luol Deng (94.7)