Recently an ESPN.com survey showed that 17 out of 30 front-office representatives would take Jabari Parker if they had the No. 1 pick.
Most NBA guys gush about Embiid due to his size and potential — but there’s a huge concern lingering with the recent back issues,” Jeff Goodman writes. “Right now, many NBA executives would go with Parker because he’s the safe selection, the known commodity. Sure, they might not feel he has quite the upside of Wiggins or Embiid — but they do see Parker as a potential perennial NBA All-Star.”[NESN]