Speaking to reporters after practice, Embiid said he had actually decided to return to Kansas for his sophomore season before someone intervened and “pushed” him to leave for the NBA. Embiid said: “It’s funny. I don’t think anybody knows this story, but I actually decided to stay because I loved this place so much. But I was kind of pushed away.”
January 22, 2018 | 10:03 pm EST Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Cleveland Cavaliers held an emotional team meeting prior to Monday’s practice, where several players challenged the legitimacy of Kevin Love leaving OKC loss on Saturday ill and missing Sunday’s practice, league sources tell ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski: In a locker room increasingly full of finger-pointing, Love defended himself and explained his side to teammates, coaches and management, sources said. At end of meeting, there was a sense with some that team had worked out some issues, but that ultimately remains to be seen.