1. Bill Self's Potential Replacements at Kansas

    The SI.com Successor Series will examine who might replace some of the bigger names in college basketball when they inevitably leave their posts. It is intended as pure speculation -- fodder for discussion in the long hoops offseason...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 8 months ago 431 reads 0 comments

  2. KU Basketball Walk-On Garrett Driven to Win

    Christian Garrett, a 6-foot-3 senior basketball walk-on at Kansas University, shot through the lane and, despite being closely guarded, scored over 6-foot-6 Kentucky starter/future ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 8 months ago 78 reads 0 comments

  3. Cole Aldrich Sold on PG Graham

    Cole Aldrich, who provided quite an inside-outside combination with 2010 All-America point guard Sherron Collins at Kansas University, teamed with one of the Jayhawks' lead guards of the future in 5-on-5 pick-up basketball action Sunday...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 8 months ago 129 reads 0 comments

  4. Joel Embiid on Way to Becoming Fan Favorite in Philadelphia

    Joel Embiid was as high-risk, high-reward as basketball prospects come when the Philadelphia 76ers selected him with the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NBA draft...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 28,541 reads 75 comments

  5. Ben McLemore Impressed by Young KU Basketball Talent

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  6. Joel Embiid Looking Forward to His Future in Philadelphia

    When the Philadelphia 76ers held an introductory press conference for their latest acquisitions this past weekend, a certain 7-foot center from Cameroon, by way of Kansas University, didn't get a chance to join the organization's 2014 NBA draft picks...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 8 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  7. KU's Oubre Faces Off with NBA MVP Durant

    Most incoming Kansas University basketball players spend the summer before their freshman seasons fine-tuning their games in high school gyms or in Lawrence.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 8 months ago 544 reads 0 comments

  8. Joel Embiid Admits Twitter Recruiting of LeBron James Failed

    Update: July 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. ET Joel Embiid better work on his recruiting tactics if he is going to get free agents to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers in the future...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 8 months ago 845,042 reads 799 comments

  9. Sixers' Long-Term Plan for Joel Embiid Will Be Productive but Unpopular

    In the days and hours leading up to the 2014 NBA draft, no one’s stock sunk lower than Joel Embiid ’s, the product of recent revelations that the 7’0” Kansas ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 8 months ago 12,438 reads 58 comments

  10. Joel Embiid Thought Injury Might Drop Him into 2nd Round of 2014 NBA Draft

    Had he been injury-free, Joel Embiid would have very likely been taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 overall pick. Falling to the Philadelphia 76ers at No...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 months ago 20,418 reads 44 comments

  11. Report: Tarik Black to Play in NBA Summer League

    Tarik Black confirmed in a text to me that he indeed is playing for the Houston Rockets summer teams. Good luck to him. Nice guy. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 8 months ago 163 reads 0 comments

  12. Self: Having Two of NBA Draft's Top Picks 'Means a Lot' for KU

    Kansas University's domination of the 2014 NBA draft had coach Bill Self beaming in the Big Apple on Thursday night. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 8 months ago 1,129 reads 0 comments

  13. What Offseason Moves Are Next for Philadelphia 76ers with NBA Draft Complete?

    Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie , the architect behind the organization's massive rebuilding project, has maintained that this painstaking process will take some time...

    Stephen Albertini Written by Stephen Albertini about 8 months ago 15,307 reads 105 comments

  14. Joel Embiid's Reaction at Going No. 3 to Philadelphia Leads to Awkward Moment

    Getting drafted by an NBA team is something that every basketball player dreams of. When it finally happens, especially if he is taken in the first three picks, there should be some celebrating...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 8 months ago 265,306 reads 204 comments

  15. Debate: What Kind of Numbers Will Wiggins Put Up as a Rookie?

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  16. Embiid Credits Bill Self Prior to Draft

    Most basketball fans could safely assume that Andrew Wiggins would be a one-and-done player for Kansas after all of the hype that was heaped on him as a high school player...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 8 months ago 231 reads 0 comments

  17. Video: Andrew Wiggins Is Horrible at Jumping Rope

    Andrew Wiggins is currently in New York City, awaiting his professional future which will be decided Thursday evening during the NBA Draft...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 8 months ago 6 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Draft 2014: Selection Order and Predictions for Most Highly Touted Prospects

    A champion has emerged in astounding fashion, and the 2013-14 NBA season is officially behind us. It’s time to look forward now, and there is no better venue to do just that than the NBA draft — especially this year...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 4,977 reads 5 comments

  19. Celtics Rumors: Boston Cannot Pass Up on Joel Embiid with Sixth Overall Pick

    Joel Embiid is falling down draft boards after the prized big man broke his foot more than a week before the draft, and the Boston Celtics will be lucky to have him fall in their laps at No...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 8 months ago 5,218 reads 30 comments

  20. Breaking Down Joel Embiid's Best Potential NBA Destinations

    Thursday's 2014 NBA draft features one of the most polarizing big men to be eligible for selection in Kansas phenom Joel Embiid ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 1,659 reads 0 comments

  21. What Do Joel Embiid's College Numbers Tell Us About His NBA Future?

    Over the past few weeks, I have introduced Bleacher Report readers to the idea of Similarity Scores , a system I created for making accurate statistical comparisons between 2014 NBA draft prospects and those from previous seasons...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 8 months ago 4,756 reads 6 comments

  22. KU's Conner Frankamp Ready to Take That Next Big Shot for Jayhawks

    The most important shot of Conner Frankamp's life came 89 days ago, but he still hears about it almost daily. Sometimes in code.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 8 months ago 237 reads 0 comments

  23. NY Knicks 2014 NBA Draft Primer

    While most teams prepare to feast on a talent smorgasbord at the NBA draft Thursday, the New York Knicks may only wrestle under the table for tasty scraps. As it stands, New York has no draft picks—but they do have options...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 8 months ago 14,324 reads 42 comments

  24. Milwaukee Bucks Co-Owner Rules Out Drafting Joel Embiid with No. 2 Pick

    Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry isn't a man of mystery; he is a man of wholesale honesty. Speaking to the Milwaukee Press Club Monday morning, Lasry tipped the Bucks' draft-night hand, per Charles F...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 47,042 reads 109 comments

  25. Jabari Parker Visits Recovering Joel Embiid, Brings Oreos

    Medication can dull the pain, but pills and prescriptions only do so much. At some point in every recovery, your body needs Oreos—a fact Jabari Parker proved this weekend ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 8 months ago 136,486 reads 177 comments