April 9, 2014
Kansas center Joel Embiid laughs after jokingly being asked to put to bed a rumor that he once killed a lion while growing up in Cameroon, during a news conference on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan.
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Former Kansas University player Joel Embiid is projected to go first overall in the June 26 NBA Draft, according to a five-expert panel in the latest issue of ESPN the Magazine, which also gets to the bottom of the 7-footer's tall tale about a lion in Cameroon. Basketball notes by Gary Bedore
Every time I hear someone say that Joel Embiid will be a top-five pick in the next NBA Draft, I wonder if I have missed something. By Tom Keegan