Jaxson Hayes, born on May 23, 2000), native of Love Island, Ohio, USA, is an American professional basketball player who serves as a center and plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA.
Location: C-F (No. 10)
Height: 2.11 meters / 6 feet 11
Team: New Orleans Pelicans
School: University of Texas
Draft: the 8th pick in the first round of 2019
Studied at the University of Texas (freshman season) in college, averaging 10.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game, shooting 72.8% from the field.
He was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 8th pick in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft, and then exchanged his pick for the New Orleans Pelicans, making his NBA debut for the New Orleans Pelicans on October 10, 2019. Hayes is a very active runner, rebounder and inside feeder. He has a natural touch to complete shots under confrontation. He is very active in rebounding. He also has a strong sense of presence on the defensive end and can control it well. Step to the outside to change defense.