November 30, 2013
Kansas center Joel Embiid looks across the lane as Andrew Wiggins lines up for a pair of free throws during the second half on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.
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Barring some monumental surprise, one of three players — Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid, Jabari Parker — will be taken first in the June 26 NBA Draft. It’s the order in which the Big Three will be selected that has everybody guessing with a month to go before the NBA extravaganza in Brooklyn, New York. By Gary Bedore
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he’s not sure how the absence of Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker at this week’s NBA Combine will affect the three players’ positioning at the top of the draft. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University freshman Joel Embiid became the second Jayhawk to win Big 12 newcomer of the week honors this season, joining freshman wing Andrew Wiggins, who was won the award Nov. 18.
Freshman center Joel Embiid, who has emerged as KU’s most dominant, most important player, must learn how to stay out of foul trouble. By Tom Keegan