Joel Ayayi 2021 NBA Draft Expert Predictions

Larry Rupp
Joel Ayayi NBA Draft expert predictions for the 2021 NBA Draft.
Joel Ayayi NBA Draft expert predictions for the 2021 NBA Draft. / Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The 2021 NBA Draft is set to begin on Thursday, July 29 and a number of prospects are expected to take their talents to the professional level.

One of those prospects is Gonzaga guard Joel Ayayi. He spent three years with the Bulldogs and averaged 12.0 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists while shooting an efficient 57.5% from the field during the 2020-21 season.

Joel Ayayi NBA Draft Projection

With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for Ayayi's landing spot in the 2021 NBA Draft.

Joel Ayayi NBA Draft

Sports Illustrated's projections are from Jeremy Woo's latest mock draft, NBC Sports' projections are from James Ham's mock draft 9.0, and Tankathon's projections are from their latest mock draft.

Joel Ayayi Mock Draft

Sports Illustrated: New Orleans Pelicans (No. 35)
NBC Sports: Detroit Pistons (No. 37)
Tankathon: Utah Jazz (No. 30)

Joel Ayayi Draft Stock

First Round
- Utah Jazz (No. 30) - 1

Second Round
- New Orleans Pelicans (No. 35) - 1
- Detroit Pistons (No. 37) - 1

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