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Embiid declares for NBA draft
Like fellow Kansas Jayhawks freshman Andrew Wiggins before him, Joel Embiid is headed for the NBA draft. The 7-foot Cameroonian center entered the season with far less acclaim than his Canadian teammate but during the campaign soared to the top of Chad Ford's draft board. A back injury, which kept him from KU's two-game NCAA tournament run, helped bump him down two slots, but Embiid still is expected to be one of the first names called in late June. Is Embiid making the right move? What is his NBA future?
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Andrew Wiggins making right call?
Andrew Wiggins announced Monday that he's leaving for the NBA draft, making official what most had expected for months. Wiggins, who just finished his freshman season with the Kansas Jayhawks, is expected to be a top-three pick, with Chad Ford ranking him No. 1. Wiggins did, however, finish the year on a sour note, scoring only four points in his team's round-of-32 defeat to Stanford. Is this the right move for Wiggins?
Declare for NBA draft?
Chad Ford Big Board No. 1 Andrew Wiggins' career at Kansas is almost certainly over, after a four-point showing in an upset loss to Stanford on Sunday. Teammate Joel Embiid, who missed the game with an injury, might return to Lawrence, Kan., for another season -- despite being considered a top-three prospect in a stacked 2014 NBA draft. Over at Duke, Jabari Parker also is said to be pondering a return despite his standing as a likely top-three pick. What should they do? Whom would you draft?