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By Phillip Jackson On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Report: Joel Embiid Declaring for NBA Draft Today

A couple of weeks ago a report leaked that Kansas center Joel Embiid was going to declare for the NBA Draft and that the decision had already been made. Embiid subsequently denied that he had already made a decision, More...

By Quierra Luck On Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Joel Embiid Denies Report He’s Declaring For NBA Draft

Despite early morning reports, Kansas star Joel Embiid tweets that the reports are wrong, a decision has not been made.   @humblekid11 haven’t made a decision yet — Joel-Hans Embiid (@jojo_embiid) More...

By Glenn Erby On Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Report: Kansas’ Joel Embiid To Enter NBA Draft

The first dominoe in the 2014 NBA Draft class has fallen. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Kansas talented freshman center Joel Embiid will enter the NBA Draft. Yahoo Sources: Kansas freshman Joel Embiid — More...

By Belal Abdel On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Jabari Parker Calls Duke Career ‘Incomplete’

If you thought Duke losing to Mercer messed up your brackets, imagine what this would do to draft boards across the NBA. Duke freshman sensation Jabari Parker now has a decision to make after a stunning first-round More...

By Mark Gunnels On Monday, March 17th, 2014

Bill Self Says Joel Embiid Is a “Longshot” To Play This Weekend

Hopefully this will clear up some of the uncertainty when filling out your bracket. “It’s a long shot this weekend, he’s not on the court yet…though he’s progressing nicely.” – @CoachBillSelf More...

By Simone Bridges On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Bill Self Confirms that Embiid Will Not Play in Big 12 Tournament

Despite participating in today’s practice, Bill Self says Joel Embiid will not play in the Big 12 Tournament and  the chances of him playing next week are very low.   Bill Self says no change in Embiid’s More...

By Glenn Erby On Monday, March 10th, 2014

Joel Embiid Out With Stress Fracture

As we reported earlier, Kansas star center Joel Embiid flew to L.A. on Monday to see a back specialist.  Pat Forde is reporting that Embiid received some pretty depressing news.  The potential No. 1 pick in the More...

By Natasha Paul On Monday, March 10th, 2014

Joel Embiid Sees Back Specialist in LA

The Kansas Jayhawks may have some problems with their star big man Joel Embiid. According to NBC Sports, Embiid was sent to meet with a specialist in LA regarding his mysterious back strain injury that sidelined More...

By Mark Gunnels On Thursday, March 6th, 2014

KU Joel Embiid Says He Can’t Wait To Be A Senior

Joel Embiid is projected by many to be the top pick of the upcoming draft. Normally it would be a foregone conclusion that a player rated that high would bolt for the next level. Well, Embiid appears unsure about More...

By Vashti Hurt On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Kansas’ Joel Embiid To Sit Until Big 12 Tourney, Maybe Longer

Kansas’ center Joel Embiid made a splash on the college hoops scene after his impressive January and February play. Now, after re-injuring his back, one of the most important keys to the Jayhawks’ success More...

By Glenn Erby On Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Report: Bucks Would Take KU’s Joel Embiid With No.1 Pick

The Milwaukee Bucks have the worst record in basketball and a great shot at securing the No.1 overall pick in the NBA Draft. According to, if Milwaukee does secure the top pick, all signs point towards More...

By Greg Smith On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

KU Freshman Joel Embiid Could Miss Time with Multiple Injuries

Kansas Jayhawks freshman sensation Joel Embiid has been struggling lately. He played just 18 minutes and scored six points in last night’s OT loss to rival Kansas State. Head Coach Bill Self is taking a More...