Opinion: You’re missing out if you don’t draft JoJo

I really doubt any NBA team will listen to word I have to say in this… But if I know they would, I’d tell them they’re missing out on not drafting Joel Embiid. JoJo is special and outside of Andrew Wiggins and maybe Jabari Parker, no one in this draft has a chance to be half as special as Embiid in this year’s draft. If JoJo slips out of the top four picks of the draft, I’ll have...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks: Out with the New, In with the Newer

This past season was not one to celebrate for the Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball team. Although they claimed the Big 12 regular season title for the tenth consecutive season, they failed to make it to the elite eight (much less the final four) for the second consecutive season. Their freshmen stars did not deliver as expected: Wiggins (although averaging about 17 points and 6 rebounds...
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid enters NBA Draft

On Wednesday afternoon, Joel Embiid announced his intentions of entering the 2014 NBA Draft. “After thinking a lot, I decided to declare for the NBA Draft.” Joel Embiid said. “I love this place. They showed me nothing but love. I will miss this place,” continued Embiid. Embiid, expected to be a top three pick in the upcoming draft, averaged 11.2 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Yahoo Sports reports Joel Embiid will enter draft

Yahoo Sports is reporting that Joel Embiid will enter the 2014 NBA Draft. We’ll keep you updated as more information comes out and if Embiid has a press conference at KU. Here’s the story from Yahoo Sports: Kansas star Joel Embiid – a possible No. 1 overall choice – has decided to enter the June NBA draft, sources told Yahoo Sports. Embiid, a 20-year-old, 7-foot freshman, rapidly...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid out for Sunday’s matchup against Stanford

Kansas will remain Joel Embiid-less tomorrow as they face No. 10 Stanford, Bill Self told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman today. Self also told ESPN that Embiid is questionable to return next week for a possible Sweet 16 matchup, if they beat Stanford. Embiid is averaging 11.2 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game this season. Embiid has missed the last five games (two regular season...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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