June 20, 2014

Joel Embiid posts pre-surgery selfie

Center Joel Embiid, who played for Kansas and was once the presumed No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, was scheduled for foot surgery Friday. Before the operation, he took a selfie and posted it on Instagram.

Embiid has a stress fracture in his right foot, his agent, Arn Tellem, said Thursday.


Posted by Observer staff on June 20, 2014 at 10:30 AM | Permalink | Comments (64)

January 12, 2012

Byron Mullens will start for Bobcats tonight

Byron Mullens will make his first NBA start for the Charlotte Bobcats tonight against the Atlanta Hawks.

Coach Paul Silas announced that at the morning shootaround. Mullins was acquired in a preseason trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Mullins will replace Gana Diop at center.

Posted by Charlotte Observer on January 12, 2012 at 12:31 PM | Permalink | Comments (22)