Mike Harris (basketball)

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Mike Harris
No. 33 – Sichuan Blue Whales
Position Small forward
League CBA
Personal information
Born (1983-06-15) June 15, 1983 (age 33)
Hillsboro, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Hillsboro (Hillsboro, Texas)
College Rice (2001–2005)
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 BC Kyiv
2006–2007 Colorado 14ers
2007–2008 Dongguan Leopards
2008 Houston Rockets
2008–2009 Dongguan Leopards
2009 Al Qadsia
2009 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2009–2010 Houston Rockets
2010 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2010 Washington Wizards
2010 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2010 Houston Rockets
2010 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2010–2011 Shanghai Sharks
2011 Houston Rockets
2011 Atléticos de San Germán
2011–2012 Shanghai Sharks
2012 Atléticos de San Germán
2012–2013 Jiangsu Nangang Dragons
2013 Leones de Ponce
2013 Utah Jazz
2014 Zhejiang Golden Bulls
2014 Leones de Ponce
2014–2015 Qingdao DoubleStar
2015 Leones de Ponce
2015–present Sichuan Blue Whales
Career highlights and awards
  • CBA champion (2016)
  • BSN champion (2014, 2015)
  • 2× BSN Finals MVP (2014, 2015)
  • BSN MVP (2013)
  • 2× BSN First team (2013, 2014)
  • NBA D-League MVP (2010)
  • NBA D-League champion (2010)
  • NBA D-League All-Star (2010)
  • 2× First-team All-WAC (2004, 2005)
Stats at NBA.com

Michael "Mike" Harris (born June 15, 1983) is an American professional basketball player for the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).

College career[edit]

Harris played college basketball for Rice University and finished his career as Rice's all-time leading scorer (2,014 points) and rebounder (1,111 boards).

Pro career[edit]

Harris played professionally for BC Kyiv of the Ukrainian Super League during the 2005-06 season. In the 2006-07 NBA preseason, Harris was signed by the Milwaukee Bucks,[1] with whom he averaged 6.0 points per game and 2.4 rebounds per game in five preseason games[2] before being cut from the team before the regular season started. Harris then spent the 2006-07 season with the Colorado 14ers of the NBA D-League.[3] He averaged 11.8 points per game, 6.8 rebounds per game and 1.54 blocks per game in 48 games with the 14ers during the 2006-07 season.[2]

Harris then signed a non-guaranteed deal with the Houston Rockets on July 13, 2008,[4] and after averaging 5.0 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game in Houston's first two preseason games, he was by waived the club before the season started on October 22.[2]

In the 2007-08 season, Harris played for the Dongguan New Century Leopards of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), averaging 28 minutes played per game, with 24.3 points per game and 11.6 rebounds per game in 25 games played.[2] After the CBA season was over, Harris signed a 10-day NBA contract with the Houston Rockets on March 9, 2008, and after that he earned a contract from the club for the remainder of the season, with a team option for the next season. During the 2008-09 NBA preseason, Harris was released once again by the Rockets.

In the 2009-2010 season, Harris was signed by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League. After averaging 25.3 points with the Vipers, he was signed by the Houston Rockets.[5] On January 6, 2010, Harris was waived by Houston. Later that season, Harris briefly played for the Washington Wizards, before rejoining the Vipers.[6] On March 24, 2010, he signed with the Houston Rockets for another stint.[7] He was reassigned to the Vipers on April 13, 2010. Harris was also named the 09-10 NBADL MVP.[8]

In 2012, Harris signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves.[9] However, he was waived before the start of the 2012-13 season.[10] Later that fall, he signed with the Jiangsu Nangang Dragons of China.[11] At the end of the Chinese season, he joined the Leones de Ponce in Puerto Rico.[12] During that season, Harris was chosen the Most Valuable Player of the league, averaging 20.4 ppg and 10.2 rpg.

On September 26, 2013, he signed with the Utah Jazz.[13] On January 7, 2014, he was waived by the Jazz after 20 games, averaging 4.2 points per game.[14] On January 22, 2014, he signed with Zhejiang Golden Bulls of China for the rest of the 2013–14 CBA season.[15] At the end of the Chinese season, he re-signed with the Leones de Ponce of Puerto Rico.[16] Harris lead the Leones de Ponce to the championship that season, and he carry of the Finals MVP award.

In September 2014, he returned to China and signed with Qingdao DoubleStar for the 2014–15 CBA season.[17] On April 10, 2015, he re-signed with Leones de Ponce.[18]

In October 2015, he signed with Sichuan Blue Whales for the 2015–16 CBA season.[19]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  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

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08 Houston 17 0 9.4 .500 .000 .615 3.2 .2 .4 .2 3.6
2009–10 Houston 8 0 10.3 .370 .000 .556 2.5 .4 .5 .1 3.1
2009–10 Washington 5 0 2.8 .333 .000 1.000 .8 .0 .2 .0 .8
2010–11 Houston 4 0 4.0 .500 .000 .500 1.3 .3 .0 .3 2.0
2013–14 Utah 20 0 11.3 .475 .000 .963 1.7 .3 .8 .4 4.2
Career 54 0 9.2 .464 .000 .782 2.1 .2 .5 .2 3.4

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008 Houston 3 0 3.0 .500 .000 .500 .7 .0 .0 .0 1.0
Career 3 0 3.0 .500 .000 .500 .7 .0 .0 .0 1.0

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Career statistics and player information from NBA.com
  • Profile at Eurobasket.com