Player Profile

Joe Harris

Joe Harris

Phoenix Suns Small forward

Nationality :American
Date Of Birth :September 6, 1991
Height :6 feet 6 inches
Weight :100 kg

Joe Harris: A Brief Biography

Joseph Malcolm Harris is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Brooklyn Nets.

Birth Place, Family, Early Life

Joe Harris was born on September 6, 1991 in Chelan, Washington. His father served as his Chelan High School basketball coach. Harris concluded his high school career as the all-time leader in scoring for Washington Class 1A. Harris followed coach Tony Bennett to Virginia after initially committing to Washington State.

Joe Harris’s basketball career at Chelan High School.

Joe Harris’s father coached him at the high school he attended, Chelan. He averaged 24.7 points, 8.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 2.7 steals per game as a junior. He was named the Class 1A Player of the Year.

Harris led his team to sixth place in the Class 1A state tournament with a 26-2 record as a senior. He averaged 26.6 points, 8.0 boards, 4.6 assists, 4.4 steals, and 1.6 blocks per contest. He was named Mr. Basketball in Washington and the AP Class 1A Player of the Year for the second time. He graduated with a Class 1A record-setting 2,390 points, 452 assists, 699 rebounds, and 282 steals.

Height of Joe Harris, Weight, and Body Stats

The athlete is the optimal height and weight, standing at 6 feet 6 inches and weighing approximately 100 kilograms.

Joe Harris is a fitness enthusiast who practices exceptional self-care. His overall physical condition is sound. His hair is dark brown. He has irises of a dark hue. He does not appear to desire tattoos, but he could brand himself if he changes his mind.

Joe Harris plays for Brooklyn Nets (Atlantic NBA Team)

Professional Career: Washington State’s head coach at the time, Tony Bennett, recruited Harris as a three-star prospect out of high school. Harris changed his plan to join Bennett in Virginia after Bennett relocated to Virginia.

Joe Harris did not play a significant role as an undergraduate, but as his college career progressed, he became an integral component of the Cavaliers’ strategy. Prior to his senior season, Harris was on the preseason watch list for the Wooden Award. He led the Cavaliers to their first ACC regular-season title since 1981, their first tournament title since 1976, and their first appearance in the Sweet 16 since 1995.

Basketball Career

The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Harris with the 33rd overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft. He was a member of the NBA Finals-advancing Cleveland Cavaliers during his inaugural season. Harris underwent season-ending surgery to remove an additional bone from his right foot on January 5, 2016. The following week, he was traded to the Orlando Magic. The Magic immediately dismissed him.

The Brooklyn Nets acquired Joe Harris on July 19, 2016. He was ruled out for the remainder of the 2017 season after suffering a shoulder injury in April. He renewed his contract with the Nets in July of 2018. In February of 2019, he won the NBA Three-Point Contest.


In six seasons in the NBA, Harris has earned just over $20 million. After the 2019-2020 NBA season, he will become a free agent. According to reports, he has a net worth of $2 million. During the 2019-2020 NBA season, he will receive total compensation of $7.7 million.

The Brooklyn Nets inked Joe Harris to a two-year, $16 million contract in 2018.

NBA Trophies & Titles

  • NBA Three-Point Contest champion (2019)
  • First-team All-ACC (2013)
  • Second-team All-ACC – Coaches (2014)
  • Third-team All-ACC – Media (2014)
  • ACC tournament MVP (2014)
  • Washington Mr. Basketball (2010)

Personal Life

Joe Harris was born in Chelan, Washington, and reared there. He has three younger sisters. Harris was coached by his father while playing high school basketball at Chelan High. Ina Browning is the name of his lover.