Manny Harris Rejoins Charge

The Canton Charge announced that guard Manny Harris (6-5, 185, Michigan) will rejoin the team after being waived due to injury on December 29th. Harris was originally added to the roster on December 28th via the NBA Development League’s player affiliate rule. He spent the 2010-2011 season as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers and was waived on December 22nd, 2011. The Charge have also waived forward Trent Strickland.

Harris, 22, played in 54 games (15 starts) averaging 5.9 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.6 steals in 17.3 minutes per game in his lone season with the Cavaliers. In three seasons at the University of Michigan, Harris played in 98 games and averaged 17.0 points on .406 shooting, 5.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.5 steals in 34.0 minutes per game. He was a three-year letterman and was a first-team All-Big Ten selection his sophomore year.

Strickland played in nine games with Canton this season, averaging 6.4 points on .389 shooting, 3.8 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 0.2 steals in 15.8 minutes per game.

Harris will be available to play beginning tomorrow with the NBA D-League Showcase, which takes place at the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada from January 9-12. The Charge will play two games as a part of the showcase: January 10th at 10:00 p.m. versus the Dakota Wizards and January 12th at 10:00 p.m. against the Iowa Energy.

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