Joel Jones

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Joel Jones-Camacho
No. 30 – Capitanes de Arecibo
Position Shooting guard
League BSN
Personal information
Born (1981-07-17) July 17, 1981 (age 35)
San Diego, California
Nationality Puerto Rican
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College Grossmont CC (1999–2001)
Sacramento State (2001–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2005 Vaqueros de Bayamón
2005–2006 Shandong Lions
2006 Vaqueros de Bayamón
2007 BG Karlsruhe
2007–2008 Leones de Ponce
2009–2012 Piratas de Quebradillas
2012 Indios de San Francisco
2012–2013 Boca Juniors
2013 Brujos de Guayama
2014 Atléticos de San Germán
2015–present Capitanes de Arecibo
Career highlights and awards

Joel "JoJo" Jones-Camacho (born July 17, 1981) is a Puerto Rican-American professional basketball player. Jones has played in the NCAA, Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) with Vaqueros de Bayamón, Leones de Ponce, Piratas de Quebradillas, and internationally in the Chinese Basketball Association with the Shandong Lions. Jones is a member of the Puerto Rican national basketball team since 2007.


Jones played his collegiate career at Sacramento State from 2001-2004 after transferring from Grossmont College. Jones was All-Big Sky Conference in 2001-2002 and 2003-2004 seasons with the Sacramento State Hornets.

Jones has played professionally in the National Superior Basketball League of Puerto Rico since 2002 and in the Chinese Basketball Association during the 2005-2006 season.

In 2006 Jones was allocated to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBDL. He was waived at the conclusion of the NBDL Pre-Season on 22 November 2006.

Jones played in Germany for the BG Karlsruhe, and now he plays for the Quebradillas Pirates in Puerto Rico. While participating in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Jones signed a contract with Ironi Ramat of the Ligat Winner league,[1] but later announced that he will not come to Israel because of family problems.[citation needed]

International career[edit]

During summer of 2007, Jones represented Puerto Rico as a member of the Puerto Rican National Basketball Team during the 2007 Pan-American Games winning the Silver Medal. In 2008, Jones was included as a reserve player in the national team, officially joining the roster when two vacants were open.[2]

Jones is not in the 2010 Puerto Rico national basketball team and won't be playing in the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey.

Career stats[edit]

Jones's NCAA stats are 12.1 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 1.4 SPG, 0.8 BPG, .425 field goal percentage, .350 3-point percentage.


  1. ^ "Joel Jones jugará en Israel". Primera Hora. 2008-07-17. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  2. ^ Raúl Álzaga Sánchez (2008-07-12). "Jones nunca se rindió" (in Spanish). Primera Hora. Archived from the original on April 19, 2014. Retrieved 2008-07-14.