Steve Harris (basketball)
October 15, 1963|
Kansas City, Missouri
|Died||February 22, 2016(aged 52)|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Blue Springs
(Blue Springs, Missouri)
|NBA draft||1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19th overall|
|Selected by the Houston Rockets|
|Number||20, 11, 35|
|1987–1988||Golden State Warriors|
|1989–1990||Columbus Horizon (CBA)|
|1990||Los Angeles Clippers|
|1990–1991||Columbus Horizon (CBA)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Steve Harris (October 15, 1963 – February 22, 2016) was an American professional basketball player who was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 1985 NBA Draft. A 6'5" shooting guard from the University of Tulsa, Harris played in 5 NBA seasons from 1985 to 1990.
He played a career total of 207 NBA games with the Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Clippers, scoring 1,440 points. His best year as a professional came during the 1987–88 season, when he split time with the Rockets and Warriors, appearing in 58 games and averaging 9.2 ppg.
Harris died of colon cancer on February 22, 2016, at the age of 52.
- Marshall, Kendrick (February 22, 2016). "Former TU basketball player Steve Harris dies". tulsaworld.com. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
- Steve Harris at basketball-reference.com
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