Tobias Harris

Team Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia 76ers
Position Power Forward
Height / weight 2.01 m / 103 kg
Born Jul 15, 1992
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Tobias
Team History
Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia 76ers 2019 - present
Los Angeles Clippers Los Angeles Clippers 2018 - 2019
Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons 2016 - 2018

Tobias Harris is an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. As of April 2022, he plays for the Philadelphia 76ers. Other NBA teams he has played for include the Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, and the Milwaukee Bucks. He was drafted into the NBA in 2011 by the Charlotte Bobcats.

Player Profile

Tobias Harris was born on July 15, 1992, in Islip, New York, U.S.A. He stands 201 cm tall and his weight was last listed as 103 kg. Harris is a right-handed player and he plays the position of small forward and power forward.

His parents are Lisa and Torrel. His father played college basketball for Murray State and Duquesne. His siblings also played collegiate basketball. Harris is cousins with NBA player Channing Frye.

Career

Harris attended the Half Hallow Hills High School West. He joined the varsity when he was in the 8th grade. He later transferred to Long Island Lutheran Middle and High School in New York. While in high school, he was named the 2010 Mr. New York Basketball. In the same year, he was also named a McDonald’s All-American.

For college, he played for the University of Tennessee Knoxville. In college, he was named to the 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team. He was also named to the Second-team All-SEC – Coaches. In May of that year, he declared for the NBA.

During the 2011 NBA Draft, he was picked by the Charlotte Bobcats. They later traded him to the Milwaukee Bucks. In December 2011, he signed his rookie contract with the Bucks. He debuted with the team in January.

In 2013, he was traded to the Orlando Magic. He did well enough with the Magic that he was re-signed by the team in 2014. It was for a four-year contract that was worth US$64 million. In 2016, they traded him to the Detroit Pistons.

In 2017, the Pistons traded him to the Los Angeles Clippers. He stayed for a season with the Clippers before he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. In January 2021, while with the 76ers, he was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Career Highlights:

  • 2011- Second-team All-SEC – Coaches
  • 2011 - SEC All-Freshman Team
  • 2010 - McDonald’s All-American
  • 2010 - First-team ParadeAll-American
  • 2010 - Mr. New York Basketball

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