Joel Ayayi 2018-08-30T08:26:39+00:00

Joel Ayayi

Height: 195cm – 6’5’’
Born: 05.03.2000
Nationality: France
Position: Guard
Current team: Gonzaga

RANK:
Of 2000 Generation

PREDRAFT MEASUREMENTS

YEARSOURCEHEIGHT W/O SHOES HEIGHT W SHOESWEIGHTWINGSPANSTANDING REACHNO STEP VERTMAX VERT
2016Eurocamp6'2.56'41606'68'526"29.5"
STRENGHTS WEAKNESSESS
  • good enough height and wingspan for a guard. Lean bodied with big hands and wide shoulders. Smooth and explosive
  • good and high-arching shot mechanics. Good footwork, can shoot off dribble threes over bigger defenders
  • can create separation coming of screen and hit pull up jumper after pick and roll
  • elite defensive rebounder. Huge threat in transition offense. Changes dribble direction at full speed, can go full court
  • at least acceptable defender. Quick laterally, can get into passing lanes and guard closely
  • good teammate and willing passer. Professional attitude
  • very thin legs. Reminds Jamal Crawford from body type
  • a bit averse to taking the contact around the rim. Gets to the paint at ease but just an average finisher. Could get to the free throw line more often
  • controlling the pace of the game. Plays both backcourt positions but developing some of the point guard habits is still a work in progress
  • can’t change his own gears and speeds at this point
  • good hand-eye coordination but just basic ball handler in half court offense at this point. Doesn’t have a lot of moves to blow by defender. Relies mostly on burst and quickness
OUTLOOK
Joel is really talented and not only offensive-minded shooting guard. He picked up the ball very early as he comes from basketball family – sister plays in French national team. He needs to become more versitale scorer and improve strength to step up his game. Off the court he has nice personality and speaks perfect english.
League / TeamGMINPTS2%FG3%FG%FTRDRORTASSTTOBFvFCmEff
NM1 16/17
CFBB
3221.14.842.4%22.3%60.9%2.12.82.12.50.92.80.12.42.5
AdidasNGT 16/17
CFBB
818:339.355.6%50.0%87.5%2.91.03.93.10.81.40.11.511.9

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