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Should Embiid go No. 1?

4/14/2014 - NBA

Kansas freshman Joel Embiid announced on Wednesday his intention to enter the 2014 NBA draft. Embiid isn't a lock for the No. 1 pick overall, but it's very likely he'll go in the top three. To help readers get to know top NBA draft prospects, Insider offers a 360-degree look at many of them in a scouting report featuring three expert perspectives: Kevin Pelton (analytics), Amin Elhassan (scouting) and Chad Ford (NBA front offices).

Joel Embiid | 7-1, 250 pounds | CENTER | FRESHMAN

Chad Ford's Top 100: No. 3
Strengths: Rebound%, Assist%, Steal%, Block% | Weaknesses: TO%, PF%
WARP projection: 3.0 (4th among top 100)
Comparables: Patrick O'Bryant (97.0), Sean Williams (96.3), Byron Mullens (94.1), Robin Lopez (93.5)