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Philadelphia 76ers | #12 | Forward











6'8" | 226lb | 29 years

Player Bio

Tobias John Harris was born in Islip, New York, to Lisa and Torrel Harris. He has three brothers, Tyler, T.J. and Terry, and two sisters, Tori and Tesia. Three of his siblings -- Tyler, Terry and Tesia -- played college basketball. Tobias is also a cousin of fellow NBA player Channing Frye. Harris attended Half Hollow Hills High School West in Dix Hills, New York, and joined the varsity basketball team as an eighth grader. Prior to his junior year, he transferred to Long Island Lutheran Middle and High School in Brookville, New York. However, Harris returned to Half Hollow Hills West for his senior season. He flourished on the court that year, earning recognition as New York Mr. Basketball. Harris was also named a McDonald's All-American and First-team Parade All-American and was a finalist for the Naismith High School Player of the Year Award. Since joining the NBA, Harris has made a significant impact off the court. He received the NBA Cares Community Assist Award in March of 2015 and October of 2016. He was also named a finalist for the yearlong NBA Community Assist Award for 2016. Harris was recognized for his efforts in the Central Florida community as the winner of the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award in 2014 and the co-winner (with Victor Oladipo) in 2015. Harris was named a finalist for the 2014-15 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, given annually to a player, coach or athletic trainer who has shown outstanding service and dedication to the community. In addition, Harris has hosted the School of Business Basketball Camp in Long Island, New York, where he helps teach young athletes basketball and life skills. Learn more about Harris by following him on Twitter (@tobias31) and on Instagram (@tobiasharris).