Anthony Parker, who retired from the NBA after the 2011-12 season, is joining the Orlando Magic as a scout, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo.
Parker, who was originally drafted in 1997 out of Bradley, played three seasons in the NBA before heading to Europe to play. Parker, who play in 16 games for the Magic during the 1999-2000 season, returned to the NBA in 2006 with the Toronto Raptors. He spent three seasons there before playing his final three seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Parker averaged 9.1 points per game over the course of his nine-year career.
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