Either way, teams are licking their chops in anticipation of him turning pro this spring.
The Cameroon native averaged 11.2 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in 2013-14, displaying a quickly growing offensive arsenal and a 7'5" wingspan to rebound and protect the rim.
His poorly timed back injury hurt the Jayhawks' postseason hopes and put a little dent in his draft stock, but he could still end up being one of the top three picks in the draft, if not the No. 1 overall choice.
If he proves to be healthy and explosive in pre-draft workouts and the NBA draft combine, a handful of bottom-feeding NBA clubs should be more than willing to select him with a high lottery pick. We're not going to knock anyone for picking Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins with a top pick, but Embiid should be the top target for several teams.
Which franchises should be all-in on the big fella, and why?