Former Tennessee women’s basketball guard Diamond DeShields announced on Saturday that she’ll play professionally in Turkey next season.
DeShields posted a short video on her Instagram account saying that she’ll be playing for Cukurova basketball.
Watch the video below:
Thanking the man up stairs for his continued blessings! Turkey is a long way from home but my journey to self discovery and self improvement has brought me to this point and I’m super excited to be joining Cukurova basketball over in Turkey. Thanks to all who have supported and will continue to support me on this life changing journey ! #Repost @cukurovabasketbol (@get_repost) ・・・ Diamond DeShields Çukurova Basketbol’da! @dddeshields #diamonddeshields
DeShields led the Lady Vols in scoring with 17.4 points per game last season. In June, Tennessee announced that she would be leaving the program to pursue a professional basketball career.
Prior to playing for the Vols, she played at North Carolina.
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Tennessee lost in the second round of the NCAA tournament last season after losing its Southeastern Conference tournament opener.