The following article is based off the script to an episode of the 76ers Podcast Network's 'Exit Interview' mini-series, which can be heard on the feed for The Scoop.
Tobias Harris’ third season with the 76ers was his best yet. Harris averaged 19.5 points, 6.8 rebounds, and a career-high 3.5 assists per game in the regular season. Harris shot a career-best 51.2% from the field, shooting 39.4% from deep and 89.2% from the foul line.
In the playoffs, Harris averaged 21.8 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and a steal per game, shooting 48.8% from the field.
Reunited with Doc Rivers, Harris excelled - and Rivers praised him for his steady and impressive contributions:
And while he impressed on the court, Harris’ off court work - in the locker room and in the community, was equally meaningful.
Take it from George Hill:
Harris was also recognized this season for his long-standing work with local schools and promoting childhood literacy as he became a finalist for the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award. Here’s Harris, discussing the honor: