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05-29-2014, 05:40 PM
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Embiid or Wiggins? KU coach Bill Self discusses

Originally Posted by Insulin View Post
Jeff Goodman from ESPN just posted a mock based on what he has heard from executives and his other sources in the league. This is what he thinks the teams are going to do based on what he has heard so far, NOT what he would do.

1.) Cleveland-Embiid if they like what they see with his back/medicals
2.) Milwaukee-Parker because he is more NBA ready
3.) Philadelphia-Wiggins
10.) Philadelphia-Staukas because he's a shooter
So confusing!

"Never had a better kid here. Never had a more polite kid. Never had a better teammate. A really sweet kid," Self said. "Sometimes too nice. We would have liked to have seen maybe some of that alpha dog in him more often. We did see it at times but not consistently like he could have."

Wiggins averaged 17.1 points a game last season but didn't erupt until Embiid was sidelined. He scored 41 points against West Virginia and 30 against Oklahoma State in the first round of the Big 12 tournament. But in the NCAA tournament loss to Stanford, Wiggins scored only four points on 1-for-6 shooting.

Remember, Wiggins doesn't turn 20 until next February. So he has time to develop into The Man -- assuming developing that trait is possible.

"I think it's good to have it in you, without question," Self said. "But I do think it can be improved on."

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