HEAT Bio: Terrel Harris
Not drafted by the NBA out of college in the 2009 NBA Draft…signed with Strasbourg IG of the France ProA League on Aug. 23, 2009…signed with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League on Jan. 7, 2010…waived by Maine on Mar. 19, 2010…signed with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League on Mar. 31, 2010…signed with EnBW Ludwigsburg of the German Bundesliga League on Sept. 22, 2011…waived by EnBW Ludwigsburg on Nov. 1, 2011…signed by the HEAT as a free agent on Dec. 10, 2011…re-signed by the HEAT on Sept. 10, 2012.
Appeared in 22 games (one start) for the HEAT and averaged 3.6 points (.349 FG%, .667 FT%), 2.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 14.5 minutes…was a healthy scratch on the inactive list 22 times and was a DNP-CD on 22 occasions…topped the HEAT in rebounds, steals and minutes twice each…was Miami’s top scorer off the bench once and also led the Miami reserves in assists and steals four times each, minutes and rebounds three times each and in blocks once…recorded career highs in offensive (7), defensive (7) and total rebounds (14) at Atlanta on Jan. 5 and also in minutes played (43:43)…his seven offensive rebounds at Atlanta on Jan. 5 tied the HEAT single-game high for 2011-12…scored in double figures once and grabbed double-figure rebounds once…made his first career start at New Jersey on Apr. 16…when he made his NBA debut at Dallas on Christmas Day he became just the third player in HEAT history to make his NBA debut in his hometown joining Tim James (Jan. 25, 2000) and Ernest Brown (Nov. 15, 2001)…prior to the start of the 2011-12 NBA season he split time between the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League and EnBW Ludwigsburg of the German Bundesliga League…appeared in seven games (three starts) for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and averaged 17.0 points (.556 FG%, .750 FT%), 6.0 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 2.14 steals and 25.0 minutes…appeared in six games for EnBW Ludwigsburg and averaged 2.5 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 12.7 minutes…NBA Season Highs: 10 points (vs. Memphis, Apr. 6), 14 rebounds (at Atlanta, Jan. 5), four assists (three times), two steals (twice), one block (twice) and 43:43 minutes (at Atlanta, Jan. 5).
Appeared in 50 games (14 starts) for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League and averaged 10.8 points (.485 FG%, .742 FT%), 4.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.42 steals and 26.3 minutes…led the Vipers in steals and tied for the team lead in games played…ranked second on the team in three-point field goals made and attempted, defensive rebounds and assists…appeared in seven postseason games with Rio Grande Valley and averaged 12.9 points (.451 FG%, .700 FT%), 6.4 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.28 steals and 24.9 minutes.
Split the season between the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League and Strasbourg IG of the France Pro A League…appeared in two games with Rio Grande Valley totaling four points, four rebounds and an assist in 17 minutes of action…appeared in one postseason game with the Vipers grabbing three rebounds and dishing out two assists in nine minutes of play…team captured the 2010 NBA Development League Championship…appeared in 22 games with Maine and averaged 6.0 points (.430 FG%, .788 FT%), 2.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.31 steals and 15.9 minutes…appeared in nine games with Strasbourg IG and averaged 6.8 points (.375 FG%, .875 FT%), 1.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.11 steals and 18.0 minutes while shooting 48 percent from three-point range…appeared in two EuroChallenge games with Strasbourg IG and tallied 12 points, three assists, one rebound and a steal in 25 minutes.
2012: Came off the bench in all four games in which he appeared for the NBA Champion HEAT and averaged 1.3 points (.500 FG%, .750 FT%), 0.8 rebounds and 2.5 minutes…did not miss any games due to injury but was a DNP-CD nine times and a healthy scratch on the inactive list 10 times…was not active in Miami’s Opening Round series vs. New York…appeared in two games in the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Indiana and totaled two points and two rebounds in six minutes of action…made his NBA Playoffs debut in Game 3 at Indiana on May 17…appeared in one game in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Boston and was scoreless in one minute…saw his lone NBA Finals action in the series-clinching Game 5 on June 21
Played four seasons at Oklahoma State University and averaged 9.8 points (.439 FG%, .815 FT%), 4.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.29 steals and 26.4 minutes in 134 career games…finished among OSU’s all-time leaders in steals (2nd, 173), games played (3rd, 134), three-point field goal attempts (7th, 418), three-point field goals made (8th, 153) and minutes (8th, 3,537)…as a senior, appeared in 35 games and averaged 13.9 points (.488 FG%, .785 FT%), 4.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.74 steals and 31.7 minutes while shooting 37.7 percent from three-point range…selected to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team and earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention honors…as a junior, appeared in 33 games and averaged 10.5 points (.408 FG%, .832 FT%), 4.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.45 steals and 29.5 minutes…as a sophomore, appeared in 34 games and averaged 10.0 points (.402 FG%, .857 FT%), 4.1 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.38 steals and 30.1 minutes…his .857 percent from the foul line was the eighth-best single-season mark in school history and his 42.1 percent accuracy from three-point range was the 11th-best single-season mark in school history…as a freshman, appeared in 32 games and averaged 4.5 points (.467 FG%, .757 FT%), 2.0 rebounds and 13.4 minutes while shooting 44.1 percent from three-point range.
Is the son of Jackie Harris…has a brother, Kendal, and a sister, Tresa…his uncle, Windell Yancy, played football at Oklahoma State from 1983-86…majored in education at Oklahoma State…enjoys playing video games and shooting pool in his spare time…when he is done playing he would like to teach kids…chose his NCAA ring as his most prized possession…his favorite sport other than basketball is football and is a fan of his hometown Dallas Cowboys…wears size 13 sneakers.
REGULAR SEASON CAREER HIGHS:
MINS: 43:43, at Atlanta (1-5-12)
FGM: 4, two times (last: vs. Charlotte, 4-13-12)
FGA: 13, vs. Charlotte (4-13-12)
3-PT FGM: 1, eight times (last: at Washington, 4-26-12)
3-PT FGA: 5, three times (last: at Washington, 4-26-12)
FTM: 3, at Washington (4-26-12)
FTA: 4, two times (last: at Washington, 4-26-12)
OR: 7, at Atlanta (1-5-12)
DR: 7, at Atlanta (1-5-12)
TOT: 14, at Atlanta (1-5-12)
AST: 4, three times (last: vs. Charlotte, 4-13-12)
STL: 2, two times (last: vs. Houston, 4-22-12)
TO: 3, three times (last: at Washington, 4-26-12)
BLK: 1, two times (last: vs. Houston, 4-22-12)
PTS: 10, vs. Memphis (4-6-12)
POSTSEASON CAREER HIGHS:
MINS: 3:12, vs. Indiana (5-22-12)
FGM: 1, vs. Indiana (5-22-12)
FGA: 1, two times (last: vs. Indiana, 5-22-12)
3-PT FGM: 0
3-PT FGA: 1, at Indiana (5-17-12)
FTM: 3, vs. Oklahoma City (6-21-12)
FTA: 4, vs. Oklahoma City (6-21-12)
DR: 2, vs. Indiana (5-22-12)
TOT: 2, vs. Indiana (5-22-12)
PTS: 3, vs. Oklahoma City (6-21-12)