Less than a week before the 2014 NBA draft, highly touted prospect Joel Embiid has undergone surgery on his foot. The former Kansas star let his fans know he was prepared for the operation with a pre-surgery selfie.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported Thursday that Embiid suffered a stress fracture in his foot. Given the timing of it, the injury will likely affect his draft stock.
However, Embiid was feeling well enough to go golfing Thursday:
Even after the news broke, he was determined to stay positive:
Disappointment is inevitable.... Discouragement is a choice pic.twitter.com/7P48hfX2lz— Joel-Hans Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) June 20, 2014
[Joel Embiid, Twitter]