NBA history has shown that big men who suffer serious knee, ankle, or foot injuries will have a difficult time having productive careers, and Ailene Voisin of The Sacramento Bee opines that this is why the Kings should avoid selecting Joel Embiid in the draft.
More from the west:
- Jeff McDonald of The San Antonio Express-News breaks down the Spurs roster heading into the offseason and what the future might hold for each player.
- There have been rumors about the Grizzlies‘ Nick Calathes possibly playing overseas next season. One team that had been mentioned as a possibility, Anadolu Efes Istanbul, has denied any interest in signing the player, the team announced (translation by Emiliano Carchia of Sportando).
- There are many different directions the Nuggets could take in this year’s NBA Draft, writes Christopher Dempsey of The Denver Post. Dempsey breaks down some of the possibilities, including if the team drafts for need or based on future potential.