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Lasry says that the Bucks won’t draft Embiid

Lasry says that the Bucks won’t draft Embiid

| June 23, 2014 | 8 Replies

Share Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry spoke to the Rotary Club of Milwaukee Monday morning, and his talk revealed quite a bit about the direction of the Bucks — especially as it relates to Thursday’s NBA Draft. Lasry noted that the team’s choice for the #2 overall pick became a lot easier after Joel Embiid [...]

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Joel Embiid has a foot injury. What does that mean to the Milwaukee Bucks?

Joel Embiid has a foot injury. What does that mean to the Milwaukee Bucks?

| June 19, 2014 | 45 Replies

Share  Joel Embiid has a stress fracture in his right foot. He won’t be working out in Milwaukee. He might fall out of the top five. He definitely has shaken up the plans of teams with a top pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Naturally, this is the first draft in quite some time in which [...]

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Embiid, Wiggins, Parker and Exum all will work out in Milwauke

Embiid, Wiggins, Parker and Exum all will work out in Milwauke

| June 16, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareIt’s time to put to rest the idea that players will refuse to play for the Milwaukee Bucks. If Milwaukee can put together the best offer and the best opportunity, players will absolutely player in Milwaukee. And when Milwaukee has the number two pick in the draft, and has to offer number two pick in [...]

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Are Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker atop the Bucks current board?

Are Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker atop the Bucks current board?

| May 30, 2014 | 36 Replies

ShareThis from Chad Ford’s chat, is about as excellent a summation of the Jabari Parker/Joel Embiid/Andrew Wiggins question as I’ve seen: Parker fits a need — especially if they are losing Luol Deng this summer. Embiid has the most long term upside of anyone in the draft. And he fits a major need for the [...]

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Joel Embiid – Breakdown of the draft’s highest ceiling

Joel Embiid – Breakdown of the draft’s highest ceiling

ShareWhen Joel Embiid arrived in Kansas last summer to play for Bill Self and the Jayhawks, he had only played organized basketball for two years and was expected to be several years away from making the jump to the pro level. Less than a year later, Embiid sits in the top-3 of nearly every big [...]

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