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Kansas star Embiid on way to NBA?

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Kansas center Joel Embiid drives past Iowa State forward Georges Niang during the second half of a Big 12 Conference basketball game on Monday, Jan. 13, in Ames, Iowa.

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LAWRENCE — Joel Embiid bends slightly to get through the doorway, and then bends even deeper to peer into the refrigerator. He pushes aside chilled bottles of Coca-Cola and Fanta and then, upon getting to the very back of the cooler, lets his massive shoulders slump one last time.
There’s no pink lemonade. Again.
This is the guy who’s suddenly the biggest thing in college basketball? The 7-footer who’s gone from raw, unheralded prospect to phenom? The guy who has started to overshadow fellow freshman Andrew Wiggins while leading No. 8 Kansas to the top of the Big ...


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