Joel Embiid out for a while

The current projected first draft pick in the 2014 NBA Draft is scheduled to miss some time.

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.

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