The current projected first draft pick in the 2014 NBA Draft is scheduled to miss some time.
Joel Embiid out for the Big 12 tournament and likely the first weekend of the NCAA tourney, Bill Self says in statement.— Rustin Dodd (@rustindodd) March 11, 2014
The big question is will Embiid's absence hurt his draft position? With virtually every spin of the ESPN NBA Draft Lottery Tool, Embiid is the top pick. With so many teams fighting for better draft position, one could assume they are looking for an player who can make an impact immediately.
With the Celtics one of the teams scrapping for the highly coveted number one spot, we'll be keeping an eye on this situation.
Photo:Shane Keyser/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty ImagesPadraic O'Connor 3/10/2014 10:42:00 PM Tweet Edit