|No. 5 – Bakersfield Jam|
August 10, 1987 |
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||South Garland (Garland, Texas)|
|College||Oklahoma State (2005–2009)|
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2009–present|
|2009–2010||Strasbourg IG (France)|
|2010||Maine Red Claws (D-League)|
|2010–2011||Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League)|
|2011||EnBW Ludwigsburg (Germany)|
|2011||Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League)|
|2013||Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League)|
|2013||New Orleans Hornets|
|2013–2014||Texas Legends (D-League)|
|2014–present||Bakersfield Jam (D-League)|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school and college
Harris attended South Garland High School in Garland, Texas, where he was unanimously voted District 11-5A MVP and also voted 1st team All State as a senior. He played college basketball at Oklahoma State University from 2005–09 and majored in education. He appeared in 134 career games and averaged 9.8 points per game, 4.0 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists per game, and 1.3 steals per game in 26.4 minutes per game. He shot 43.9 percent from the field, 36.3 percent from three-point range and 81.5 percent from the free throw line. He averaged 14 points and 5 rebounds in 32 minutes per game during his senior year while starting all 35 games. He also received an All–Big 12 Honorable Mention and was named to the Big 12 All–Defensive Team.
Not selected in the 2009 NBA draft, Harris began his professional career in France with Strasbourg IG, signing with the team on August 23, 2009. In nine games, Harris averaged 6.8 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.11 steals and made 37.5% of field goal attempts. On January 7, 2010, Harris signed with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League; the Red Claws waived Harris in March 2010. By the end of March 2010, Harris signed with the D-League team Rio Grande Valley Vipers. In September and October 2011, Harris played with EnBW Ludwigsburg of Basketball Bundesliga in Germany.
After beginning the 2011–12 season with the Vipers, Harris was invited to the Miami Heat's training camp on December 12, 2011. On December 24, 2011, it was officially announced that Harris had made the Heat's final roster. On January 5, 2012, against the Atlanta Hawks, Harris posted a career-high 14 rebounds along with 9 points. On April 6, 2012, Harris scored a career-high 10 points against the Memphis Grizzlies. Harris won an NBA championship with the Heat on June 21, 2012.
On July 4, 2012, the Heat declined to extend a qualifying offer to Harris, making him an unrestricted free agent. He was re-signed by the Heat on September 11, 2012. The Heat waived him on January 5, 2013. After being waived by the Heat, he was re-acquired by the Vipers.
On March 8, 2013, Harris signed a ten-day contract with the New Orleans Hornets. He signed a second ten-day contract on March 18, and signed for the remainder of the season on March 28. In April 2013, the Hornets were renamed the Pelicans.
On August 5, 2013, it was announced that Harris would be suspended for the first 5 games of the 2013–14 season for violation of the league's drug policy. Harris was waived by the Trail Blazers on September 23, 2013.
Harris has two siblings: a brother, Kendal, a top-rated point guard in the 2013 class, and a sister, Tresa. His mother is Jackie Harris. While in college at Oklahoma State, Harris majored in education. He wears size 13 sneakers.
NBA career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
|†||Denotes seasons in which Harris won an NBA championship|
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- BayHawks Complete Five Player Trade
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- "HORNETS SIGN HARRIS TO SECOND 10-DAY CONTRACT". NBA.com. 2013-03-18. Retrieved 2013-03-28.
- "HORNETS SIGN HARRIS FOR REMAINDER OF SEASON". NBA.com. 2013-03-28. Retrieved 2013-03-28.
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- Blazers Release G Terrel Harris
- Portland Trail Blazers Twitter. September 23, 2013.
- BayHawks Start Building Roster
- Legends Complete Three Trades, Finalize Training Camp Roster
- Five Former NBA Players Traded in Three-Team Deal