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Kira Lewis Jr.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup.
  • Member of the 2019 USA Basketball U19 National Team that captured the gold medal with a perfect 7-0 record at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Heraklion, Greece. Played in all seven games, averaged 10.3 minutes, 4.0 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.7 assists a game. Shot 52.4 percent from the field and 54.5 percent (6-11) from 3-point.
  • Recorded 11 points against Lithuania in USA semifinls victory, 10 points versus Latvia ands 7 points against New Zealand.

  • Played in the USA's two exhibition games, averaged 8.5 minutes, 1.0 point and 1.0 rebound a game. 

  • Named to the 2019 USA Men's U19 World Cup Team on June 20.

  • 2018 USA Men’s U18 National Team Training camp participant.

College Notes

  • Has completed one season at University of Alabama.
  • Was the youngest active Division I men’s basketball player in 2018-19.
  • As a freshman led Alabama in points (13.5 ppg.) assists (2.9 apg.), 20-point games (5) and minutes (31.6 mpg.), while ranking third in 3-point field goal percentage (.358).
  • Had a career and team-high 24 points going 6-of-9 from the field and a perfect 11-of-11 from the line, while collecting four rebounds and two assists against Wichita State on November 11, 2018.
  • Named Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team.
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week for the week of Dec. 10.

High School Honors

  • 2018 USA Today All-Alabama first team.
  • 2018 Alabama Mr. Basketball finalist. 
  • Alabama Class 6A Player of the Year.
  • 2018 Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State 6A first team.
  • 2018 All-Huntsville Region Player of the Year.

 

High School Notes

  • Reclassified from the class of 2019 to the class of 2018. Made the decision to reclassify the same day as his commitment to Alabama.
  • In 2017-18, averaged  28.5 ppg., 5.8 rpg. and 4.4 apg. in leading his Hazel Green High School team to the 2018 Alabama Class 6A semifinals.
  • As a sophomore in 2016-17, averaged 21.6 ppg., 7.9 rpg., 4.8 apg. and 3.1 spg.
  • As a freshman in 2015-16, averaged 19.5 ppg., 5.6 rpg., 3.9 apg. and 2.5 spg.

 

Personal Notes

  • Son of Kira Sr. and Natasha Lewis.
  • Has two sisters, Nakerra and Nesha.
  • Majoring in general business.

 

USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM
G/S
MIN/AVG
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2019 U19 7/0 72/10.3 11-  21 .524   6-  11 .545   0-    0 .--- 8/  1.1 28/   4.0 12 2 1
2019 U19X 2/0 17/  8.5   0-    5 .000   0-    1 .000   2-    2 1.000 2/  1.0 2/   1.0 1 0 1
Totals
9/0
89/  9.9
11-  26
.423
6-  12
.500
  2-    2
1.000
10/  1.1
30/   3.3
13
2
2

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