Jabari Walker not returning to Colorado, plans to sign with agent

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Colorado forward Jabari Walker won't return to the Buffaloes for his junior season, his father, Samaki Walker, told ESPN's Jonathan Givony.

"Jabari is fully committed to becoming a professional basketball player and has no intentions on returning to school," Samaki said. "He wants to sign with an agent and go all-in."

Jabari took a huge leap in his sophomore season, increasing his scoring average from 7.6 points per game as a freshman to 14.6. He also increased his rebounding from 4.3 boards per contest to 9.4 in Year 2. Jabari's improvements helped him land a first-team All Pac-12 spot during the 2021-22 campaign.

Colorado finished the season ranked fourth in the Pac-12 with a 21-12 record. Jabari led the team in points, rebounds, and blocks per game (0.7).

Jabari's Pro Day will reportedly be held in three weeks.

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