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Tobias Harris, one of the most talented players in the NBA, has constantly proved to be terrific on and off the court, increasing his career-high point average in every game he plays. He is also known to commit himself deeply to community engagement in all the cities, where he has played. He has often been a finalist for the NBA Cares Community Assist Award. This handsome basketball player, with his cool attitude and charming personality, has been the inspiration for millions of young basketball players. Here are some really interesting facts that will make his fans go crazy for him:

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  1.  He scored his 10,000th point while playing for the 76ers in the game against the Washington Wizards, on January 6, 2021.
  2.  Harris hit a game-winning pull-up jumpshot with 3.7 seconds left for the 76ers to hold off a comeback by the Los Angeles Lakers in a 107–106 victory on January 27, 2021.
  3.  Harris wears number 12 as a tribute to his close friend and former teammate Morgan Childs, who died at age 17 due to leukemia.
  4.  He, along with Avery Bradley and Boban Marjanovic, was traded to Los Angeles Clippers on January 29, 2018, with whom, he made his debut on February 3, 2018, scoring 24 points in a 113-103 win over the Chicago Bulls.
  5.  He was traded to Philadelphia 76ers on February 6, 2019, and made his debut for the 76ers registering 14 points and 8 rebounds in a 117-110 win over the Denver Nuggets on February 8, 2019.
  6.  Tobias Harris was born on July 15, 1992 to Torrel Harris and Lisa Harris in Islip, New York. He is one of the six children in the family.
  7.  Tobias has three brothers – Tyler Harris, T. J. Harris, and Terry Harris and two sisters – Tori Harris and Tesia Harris.
  8.  His father Torrel Harris played college basketball at Duquesne and Murray State. NBA Forward Channing Frye is his cousin. His grandfather, John Mulzac, was a member of the Tuskegee Airmen.
  9.  His brother Tyler Harris played his freshman season at North Carolina State, sophomore and junior seasons at Providence College. He transferred to Auburn University for 2015-16 season after graduating from Providence.
  10.  His brother Terry Harris played basketball for Eastern Michigan University and finished his college career at North Carolina A&T in 2018-19.
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  12.  Terry is currently playing in the NBA Summer League with the Philadelphia 76ers’ affiliate, the Delaware Blue Coats.
  13.  His sister Tesia Harris earned All-Colonial Athletic Association third team honors in 2009-10 playing basketball at Delaware before transferring to play at St. John's.
  14.  Tobias attended Half Hollow Hills High School West, where he joined the varsity basketball team as an eighth grader. He then transferred to Long Island Lutheran Middle and High School in Brookville, New York for his junior year.
  15.  For his senior year, he transferred back to Half Hollow Hills West, where he earned the title - 2010 Mr. New York Basketball as well as the 2010 McDonald's All-American.
  16.  In the year 2010-2011, as a freshman, he played for the Tennessee Volunteers under the coach Bruce Pearl, as a point forward.
  17.  Being one of the most consistent and versatile performers, he was named second-team All-SEC by the league's head coaches and earned a spot on the SEC All-Freshman Team.
  18.  With 15.3 points per game, he was ranked fifth among all freshmen in the six major conferences while his 7.3 rebounds per game placed him sixth among all major-conference freshmen.
  19.  He declared for the NBA draft on May 9, 2011, forgoing his three years of college eligibility. He was selected as the 19th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Charlotte Bobcats on June 23, 2011.
  20.  However, right on the draft night, he was traded to Milwaukee Bucks, and signed his rookie contract with Bucks on December 10, 2011.
  21.  His NBA debut with the Bucks, was on the January 7, 2012 game against Los Angeles Clippers. In his rookie season, he averaged 5.0 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 11.4 minutes per game, in a total of 42 games.
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  23.  Although his contract with the Bucks was extended through the 2013-14 season on October 24, 2012, he was traded to Orlando Magic on February 21, 2013.
  24.  It was with Orlando, that his playing time increased notably, which resulted in significant improvement in his stats, more than tripling his points per game average.
  25.  On October 26, 2013, exercising the fourth-year team option, the Magic extended Harris’s rookie contract through the 2014-2015 season.
  26.  He signed a four-year contract worth $64 million with the Orlando Magic on July 14, 2015. He was traded to Detroit Pistons on February 16, 2016.
  27.  In his debut for the Pistons he scored 21 points off the bench in the 98-86 loss to the Washington Wizards on February 19, 2016.
  28.  He has been a relationship with his longtime girlfriend Jasmine Winton, whom he met on a blind date, during his time with the Detroit Pistons.
  29.  He got down on one knee and proposed to her in a bluff-top 5.4 acre lot with ocean views in La Jolla, a property that he had purchased two years ago.
  30.  He had actually tricked Winton into coming to that property, telling her that her Architectural Digest was doing a photo shoot.
  31.  Following the proposal, the couple had an intimate engagement dinner celebration, with just Winton’s best friend and her friend’s husband as guests.
  32.  During his time with Los Angeles Clippers, in the December 17, 2018 game against the Trail Blazers, he scored a career-high 39 points, although the team ended the game in 131-127 loss.
  33.  Tobias Harris Net Worth: $30 Million

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