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Lakers give draft prospects another look, and keep eye on Joel Embiid
Lakers give draft prospects another look, and keep eye on Joel Embiid

The Lakers worked out a handful of players again Friday morning, potential picks in next Thursday's NBA draft who may or may not be part of their future. But one player they covet was on an operating table. Kansas center Joel Embiid had surgery Friday for a stress fracture in his right foot and could miss next season, the second unsettling injury he suffered this year. The Lakers would be interested if his long-term medical prognosis wasn't too damaging and he lasted until their pick, seventh overall, though that would be a pretty big fall for the somewhat injury-prone 7-footer who missed the Jayhawks' two NCAA tournament games because of a stress fracture in his back....