HEAT Sign Terrel Harris
MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have re-signed guard Terrel Harris. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Harris appeared in 22 games (one start) last season with the HEAT and averaged 3.6 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 14.5 minutes. He grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds in a 116-109 triple-overtime win at Atlanta, becoming just the third rookie in HEAT history to grab at least 14 rebounds off the Miami bench and paired with Udonis Haslem (11) to become only the fifth pair of non-starting teammates to each grab double figure rebounds in the same game. Harris appeared in four postseason games last season during Miami’s championship run totaling five points and three rebounds in 10 minutes of action.
Prior to joining the HEAT last year, Harris split the season between the Rio Grand Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League and EnBW Ludwigsburg of the German Bundesliga League. He appeared in seven games (three starts) for the Vipers and averaged 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 2.14 steals and 25.0 minutes while shooting 56.6 percent from the field, 42.9 percent from three-point range and 75 percent from the foul line. He also appeared in six games for EnBW Ludwigsburg and averaged 2.5 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 12.7 minutes while shooting 33.3 percent from the field. Additionally, he has spent time with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA D-League and Strasbourg IG of the France ProA League.
The Oklahoma State product was originally signed by the HEAT as a free agent on December 10, 2011.
The HEAT’s roster now stands at 16.