The Evolution of Joel Embiid from Project to Top 2014 NBA Draft Prospect

Posted by Jonathan Wasserman on January-21-2014 Add Comments

It wasn't long ago Joel Embiid was considered an afterthought to Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker on the NBA-draft front. It actually wasn't even that long ago Embiid was playing soccer and volleyball in Cameroon. 

A few weeks into conference play, it's Embiid who has taken the country by storm by establishing himself as the field's ultimate treasure. 

It's pretty wild to think that his first team-basketball experience came at 16 years old. Three years later, he's crushing Big-12 competition. Imagine that. 

Embiid has evolved from a raw, inexperienced newcomer to the top prospect on the planet in an extremely...

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