Source: Sixers receive Embiid's medical records

Source: Sixers receive Embiid's medical records

June 24, 2014, 9:15 pm
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Joel Embiid is reportedly out four to six months after undergoing surgery on his broken foot. (USA Today Images)

Who knows what is in Joel Embiid's medical records?

According to ESPN.com's Chad Ford in a podcast with Bill Simmons posted Tuesday afternoon, only Cleveland and Milwaukee had been given Embiid's medical information.

Later Tuesday afternoon, an NBA source confirmed to CSNPhilly.com that the Sixers are also among the teams that have Embiid's medical records.

The Sixers are reportedly interested in taking Embiid with the No. 3 pick despite his injury problems. They have a second lottery pick at No. 10.

On Monday, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com tweeted that Embiid's agent, Arn Tellum, is controlling which teams receive the 7-foot center's medical history.

Embiid was considered the No. 1 overall pick until last week it was revealed he has a stress fracture in his right foot.

Embiid underwent surgery Friday in Southern California.

ESPN reported the same day that Embiid's recovery time is expected to be four to six months.

Cleveland holds the No. 1 overall pick with Milwaukee at No. 2. On Monday, Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry indicated that they will likely not draft Embiid.

"I think it's hard to take Embiid," Lasry said. "I think he's a phenomenal individual, but with the injury and not knowing how severe or long it will take to recover, I think for us today we're going to want somebody who's going to help us on Day One."

As a freshman at Kansas this past season, Embiid shot 62.6 percent from the floor and averaged 11.2 points per game, 8.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks.

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