Golden State Warriors 2020 second-round pick Justinian Jessup will again play in Australia during the 2021-22 season. Jessup spent last season with the Illawarra Hawks, after being drafted by the Warriors.
Jessup played in 2021 Las Vegas Summer League for Golden State. He started all five games and averaged 12.4 points per game on 42.9% shooting from behind the arc.
Jessup was drafted with the 51st pick after being a four-year starter for Boise State. He was then sent to Australia as a draft-and-stash player. The 6-foot-6 wing started 38 games for Illawarra. He averaged 13.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game as a rookie in the NBL.