Joel Embiid's broken foot confirmed by doctors

Specialists confirm that NBA Draft prospect Joel Embiid has suffered a stress fracture in his right foot just a week before teams aim to secure their next young stars.

NBA Draft prospect Joel Embiid has suffered a broken foot, specialists have confirmed.

Reports did the rounds on Thursday that the Kansas Jayhawks forward had injured his foot, with his agent now confirming that the player has fractured the navicular bone in his right foot.

Embiid is to undergo surgery on Friday to repair the stress fracture, though he will now not be able to work out for any teams prior to the Draft, which he will not attend as he bids to recover from the operation.

The injury could potentially impact on the order of selection when teams attempt to sign this year's most promising youngsters on June 26.

Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks looks on against the Stanford Cardinal during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 23, 2014
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