It takes an unusual player in 2013 to pick Oscar Robertson as his role model since the Big O retired in 1974 and is now 75.
That's who Jabari Parker likes though, which reminds us a bit of Mike Tyson: Tyson, for all his flaws, has an encyclopedic knowledge of boxing history. Jack Johnson, Jim Corbett, Rocky Marciano - he can tell you anything you want to know.
So it's intriguing to us that Parker picked a guy who quit playing 21 years before he was born. Our guess is that his father, Sonny Parker, exposed him to Robertson since the elder Parker would have seen him growing up.