Joya Lemons


Position: Shooting Guard

City: Porto, Portugal

Year: 2023-24

Joya Lemons, 5’7″ American Shooting Guard from Huston-TIllotson University NAIA, signed in Portugal for the 2023-24 season. Joya Lemons attended the EuroProBasket Women’s Program in January 2023 following a 5 year hiatus from collegiate basketball. After her graduation from University, Joya started working and playing basketball in semi pro leagues in the USA. She decided that she wanted to give her professional playing career a shot and decided to attend EuroProBasket. During her time in the EuroProBasket program Joya trained with professional coaches and trainers which prepared her for a tryout with a team in Europe. She was given the opportunity to tryout with a team in Portugal through EuroProBasket contacts. After a few days with the team in Portugal, she was offered a contract for the remainder of the season. This will be Joya Lemons’ first contract playing professional basketball overseas.

General info

Born: May 15th 1996
Nationality: USA
Height: 5’7″ – 170 cm
Previous Team: EuroProBasket Women’s Program September 2023
University: Huston-TIllotson University NAIA, 2015-19

Previous experience

2018-19: Huston-TIllotson University NAIA – 22 Games, 6.7 pts, 3.2 rebs, 0.9 asts, 42.3% 2pt, 25% 3pt
2017-18: Huston-TIllotson University NAIA – 23 Games, 4.3 pts, 3 rebs, 0.4 asts, 41.3% 2pt, 20% 3pt
2016-17: Huston-TIllotson University NAIA – 25 Games, 1.9 pts, 2 rebs, 0.4 asts, 32.4% 2pt, 60% 3pt
2015-16: Huston-TIllotson University NAIA – 17 Games, 2.4 pts, 2.5 rebs, 0.4 asts, 46.2% 2pt, 0% 3pt

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