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Joel Embiid. Would you take him over Wiggins and Parker?

Discussion in 'NBA Draft' started by donatas, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. J.R.

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    Bad back, bad foot...

    Welp
     
  2. shastarocket

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Just spoke with Embiid's agent Arn Tellem. &quot;I can confirm the Joel suffered an injury to his right foot. ..</p>&mdash; Chad Ford (@chadfordinsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/chadfordinsider/statuses/479648886450294784">June 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Joel Embiid has now had injuries to his knee, back and foot in his brief four-year basketball career. That's going to scare a lot of teams.</p>&mdash; Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/AlexKennedyNBA/statuses/479649004859322368">June 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>As Jeff Goodman reports, Joel Embiid suffered a foot injury. Cavs want to workout Dante Exum for No. 1 spot now too, sources tell Yahoo.</p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/statuses/479650504046551040">June 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  3. shastarocket

    shastarocket Contributing Member

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    Take it with a pile of salt

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Also hearing that Arn Tellem wanted Embiid to go first... but if that can't happen, he's going to push hard to steer him to Boston or LA.</p>&mdash; Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) <a href="https://twitter.com/BillSimmons/statuses/479651015226974208">June 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  4. Amir's Johnson

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    Why would they want Exum? Is Kyrie leaving?
     
  5. Air Langhi

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    And to think Cleavland was going to take him 1. That is one terrible franchise.
     
  6. saleem

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    That is sad. Hope he recovers to full health. I would hate to see another Yao Ming like situation.
     
  7. shastarocket

    shastarocket Contributing Member

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    He may not go #1, but I doubt he'll drop out of the top 10. Someone will take the plunge and allow him to rest/heal for a full year before debuting him
     
  8. CCorn

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    What if LA drafted him?
     
  9. J.R.

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Cleveland doctors discovered right foot injury in exams and passed info onto Embiid reps, sources tell Yahoo. Fear is a right foot fracture.</p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/statuses/479668601373593601">June 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Embiid's consulting w/ orthopedist Dr. Richard Ferkel in L.A.; determination on fracture and possible surgery expected soon, sources tell Y.</p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/statuses/479669787740868609">June 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  10. Raven

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    His draft position is going to sink like an anchor. No team wants to go through what Portland has gone through.
     
  11. Rockets2K

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    Yeah...7 footer with back and foot issues already?

    Considering the recent number of big men that have not been able to fulfill their potential because of injuries, it should be interesting to see how this affects his draft position.
     
  12. Raven

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    Like pushing an elephant off the Golden Gate Bridge.
     
  13. da_juice

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    Someone (maybe Simmons) was saying that this affects everybody. Celtics might not trade for Love if they think they can get Embiid. The bucks really wanted Jabari, but now the Cavs might take him. 76ers get kinda screwed over because Wiggins might not be left.

    I still think Embiid gets drafted in the top 5. Definitely doesnt fall any lower than 10. Cousins, Drummond, were both drafted in that range. Big men are rare and someone is going to be willing to gamble on this kid. Probably not the Cavs (because they have to win now).

    I could see Charlotte taking him. Boston (if they trade Rondo). I just hope he goes East in case he reaches full potential.
     
  14. scolandry1

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    Spine fracture after playing 23 minutes a game in college. Now, he may have a foot fracture. It's a shame too, because we all know the Cavs would have been dumb enough to take him over Parker or Wiggins even if he would have stayed injury free after his spine fracture.
     
  15. shastarocket

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>The stress fracture is in the navicular bone in Embiid's right foot.</p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/statuses/479702644659716096">June 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Says Tellem, &quot;Joel will be unable to participate in any additional workouts, and will not attend the draft in New York.&quot;</p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/statuses/479702967592177664">June 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    Boom goes the dynamite
     
  16. RightToCensor

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    Parker gonna get drafted #1 to CLE
    MIL will still get Wiggins
    PHI won't draft Embiid since they don't want to go through Bynum 2.0

    Dude could seriously fall, like Rubio and Drummond did.
     
  17. LCAhmed

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    Welp, that sucks for Phila
     
  18. Rocket_Man_2.0

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    Wiggins..Joel Embiid=Future Yao Ming/Oden. He won't last..:eek:
     
  19. mr. 13 in 33

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    Joel Embiid might drop down to 25 and come to us lol
     
  20. topfive

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    Navicular bone is the same one Yao had a problem with (and Ilgauskus before him).
     

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