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Kings looking to move up from #8 to get Embiid. - Ken Berger

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As the anticipation of a frenzied free-agent summer has almost made Thursday night's draft an afterthought, one key point remains of profound interest around NBA front offices: How far will Joel Embiid fall? Widely expected to be the No. 1 overall pick by Cleveland until a fracture was discovered in the Kansas center's foot last week, Embiid now is viewed in front-office circles as going somewhere between the third and seventh picks. Several teams, including the Sacramento Kings at No. 8, have called teams ahead of them in the lottery to propose potential trades to move up and select Embiid, a league source with knowledge of the conversations told CBSSports.com.

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