Maurice Harkless

#4F

Maurice

Harkless

HEIGHT

6 ft9 in

/ 2.06m

WEIGHT

220 lbs

/ 99.8kg

LATEST VIDEOS

All Dunks of the Day, 02/21/2019

0021800869 POR BKN RECAP

Jusuf Nurkic scores 27 points and grabs 12 rebounds as Portland beats Brooklyn.

All Dunks of the Day, 02/13/2019

0021800862 GSW POR GAME RECAP

Damian Lillard scores 29 points and dishes out eight assists as Portland beats Golden State.

0021800862 - Maurice Harkless - Golden State Warriors - Portland Trail Blazers - Block - 3Q

All Dunks of the Day, 02/10/2019

All Dunks of the Day, 02/07/2019

0021800816 SAS POR RECAP

CJ McCollum drops 30 points and grabs nine rebounds as Portland takes the win at home against San Antonio.

0021800816 - Maurice Harkless - Portland Trail Blazers - San Antonio Spurs - Dunk - 3Q

All Dunks of the Day, 02/05/2019

0021800803 - Maurice Harkless - Miami Heat - Portland Trail Blazers - Dunk - 1Q

20190130 Top 10

Check out the top ten plays form Wednesday in the NBA.

0021800763 UTA POR RECAP

Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combine for 66 points as Portland drops Utah.

0021800763_Portland Trail Blazers with a 13-0 Run vs. Utah Jazz

All Dunks of the Day, 01/21/2019

All Dunks of the Day, 01/18/2019

0021800575 OKC POR RECAP

Paul George scores 37 points, Russell Westbrook adds 31 points as Oklahoma City drops Portland, 111-109.

0021800575 OKC POR harkless block q1

20190101 Top 5

Check out the first NBA Top 5 of the new 2019 year.

0021800552 POR SAC RECAP

Jusef Nurkic recorded 24 points to go with 23 rebounds as the Blazers got the 113-108 overtime win against the Kings.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Averaged 7.4 ppg., 3.3 rpg., 1.0 apg. and 1.21 stlpg. in 24.4 minpg. (80 games)…Made 41 starts – 9.0 ppg., 3.9 rpg., 1.3 apg., 1.32 stlpg., 30.6 minpg. (367 pts., 159 rebs., 53 asts., 54 stls., 31 blks., 1,253 mins.)... • Ranked sixth in the NBA in steals-to-turnover ratio (1.13, 97/86)... • Led (or tied) the team in scoring three times and in rebounding twice... • Scored in double figures 30 times and had 20+ points three times, including a season-high 22 points on Jan. 6 @ L.A. Clippers and Feb. 25 @ Washington... • Had one double-double: 12 points and a season-high 10 rebounds on Mar. 8 @ San Antonio... • Recorded at least one steal 54 times and had two-or-more steals 31 times, including a season-high five steals on Mar. 5 vs. Houston... • Tallied at least one blocked shot 32 times and had two-or-more blocks 12 times, including a season-high three blocks four times, last on Apr. 4 @ Charlotte... • DNP-CD twice (Dec. 13, Jan. 19).

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: Played in 76 games during his rookie campaign with Orlando, averaging 8.2 ppg., 4.4 rpg. and 1.16 stlpg. in 26.0 minpg….Had a steals-to-turnover ratio of 1.28 (88/69)…Made 59 starts, averaging 9.5 ppg., 4.8 rpg. and 1.36 stlpg. in 29.9 minpg. during that span…Ranked sixth in the NBA in steals-to-turnover ratio and 40th in steals…Also ranked among all NBA rookies in scoring (11th), rebounding (9th), field goal percentage (8th, .461), steals (2nd), blocked shots (8th, 0.82 blkpg.) and minutes played (T-7th)…Led (or tied) the team in scoring four times and in rebounding four times…Scored in double figures 29 times and 20-plus points four times, including a career-high 28 points on Apr. 1 @ Houston…Recorded one double-double, the first of his NBA career, with 19 points and a career-high 14 rebounds on Feb. 2 @ Milwaukee…Had at least one steal in 50 games and two-or-more steals 22 times, including a career-high six steals on Mar. 15 @ Oklahoma City…Had at least one blocked shot 38 times and two-or-more blocks in 16 outings, including a career-high four blocks four times, the last on Mar. 22 @ Oklahoma City...Logged a career-high 51 minutes on Apr. 10 vs. Milwaukee...Made his NBA debut on Nov. 7 @ Minnesota (seven points, five rebounds, two assists, three steals and two blocks in 22 minutes)…Made first NBA start on Nov. 21 vs. Detroit (seven points, four rebounds, two assists and one block in 21 minutes)…DNP-CD six times.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by Philadelphia in the first round (15th overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft…Traded from Philadelphia to Orlando as part of a four-team, 12 player deal (Aug. 10, 2012).

COLLEGE:
Played and started all 32 games during his freshman season (2011-12) at St. John’s University, averaging 15.5 ppg., 8.6 rpg., 1.5 apg., 1.59 stlpg. and 1.41 blkpg. in 36.1 minpg….Led the Red Storm in rebounding, blocked shots and minutes played, while finishing second in scoring and steals…Ranked second in the nation among freshmen in rebounding and sixth in scoring…Named the Big East Conference Rookie of the Year…Also earned All-Big East Honorable Mention…Scored in double figures 26 times and had 20-plus points seven times, including a career-high 32 points vs. Providence on Dec. 27…Recorded 11 double-doubles.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Maurice Jose Harkless…Son of Rosa Harkless…Has two siblings…Majored in communications at St. John’s…Born and raised in New York City…Attended Forest Hills High School in Queens, N.Y., before transferring to South Kent in Connecticut prior to his senior season…Named MVP at the 2011 Kobe Bryant Classic in Philadelphia…Was named the New York Daily News’ Queens High School Player of the Year in 2009-10…In 2012-13, helped serve Thanksgiving breakfast at the Coalition for the Homeless…Participated in a fundraising event to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network in March of 2013…Lists Will Smith and Adam Sandler as his favorite actors…Favorite food is crab legs…Enjoys listening to Jay-Z and Drake.


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