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Kai Jones 2021 NBA Draft Expert Predictions

Larry Rupp
Kai Jones NBA Draft expert predictions for the 2021 NBA Draft.
Kai Jones NBA Draft expert predictions for the 2021 NBA Draft. / John E. Moore III/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 Texas forward Kai Jones. The young big man spent two years with the Longhorns and averaged 8.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 0.9 blocks while shooting 64.2% from the field during the 2020-21 season.

Kai Jones NBA Draft Projection

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

Kai Jones 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.

Kai Jones Mock Draft

Sports Illustrated: Charlotte Hornets (No. 11)
NBC Sports: Charlotte Hornets (No. 11)
Tankathon: Oklahoma City Thunder (No. 16)

Kai Jones Draft Stock

- Charlotte Hornets (No. 11) - 2

Round 1
- Oklahoma City Thunder (No. 16) - 1

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