(born October 15, 1986 in Niagara Falls, New York
) is an American
player who recently played for the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
of the Philippine Basketball Association
. He played in college for the Syracuse Orange
Harris led Niagara Falls High School
to the 2005 New York State Class AA Championship averaging 19.7 points, 12.6 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game. He was recognized as the tournament MVP after scoring 19 points, along with eight rebounds and four assists in the championship match, overcoming a broken thumb in his shooting hand in the process.
Harris was named first-team all-state in 2005 as Niagara Falls finished 28-1 and third in the national USA Today rankings. He scored 24 points to lead the West to a 110-77 victory against the East in the 2005 Niagara PAL/ACE Showcase game in April and had 16 points for the Black Jerseys in the 2006 Jordan All-American Classic.
Harris found himself in trouble off the court, however, facing minor drug and domestic violence charges for which he spent 13 days in jail.
Harris transferred to Notre Dame Prep
. While at Notre Dame Prep, Harris scored 31 points against Northfield Mount Herman, 26 points and 14 rebounds versus Blair Academy and 25 points against Winchendon School. He was a second-team member of the 2006 All-USA squad selected by USA Today. He... Read More