Joel Embiid has fun with Nerlens Noel during warm ups prior to a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jan. 10, 2016. At long last, from the sound of things, fans of the Philadelphia 76ers might this season — possibly, potentially, with a little bit of luck, maybe — actually get a look at that rarest and most imagination-captivating of theoretical beings: a fully healthy Joel Embiid. The 7-foot-2 Cameroonian prospect, whom the Sixers selected out of Kansas with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft despite pre-draft fractures in his lower back and foot, was front and center during the Sixers’ Beach Bash in Avalon, N.J., this weekend.
The headliners for the 2017 CBE Hall of Fame Classic have been set. UCLA, Baylor, Wisconsin and Creighton will highlight the bill for the annual event in Kansas City, according to a report from CBS Sports. The CBE Hall of Fame Classic historically has included on-campus games and a flagship four-team championship round at the Sprint Center.
Before signing with the Bucks, Jason Terry said he reached out to multiple contenders. He also spoke with the Lakers. Terry tried to leverage his relationship with Lakers coach Luke Walton, who also played at Arizona (though their time there didn’t