Gary Harris Biography

( 1994 - )
March 4, 2019
First published on:November 16, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Gary Harris

Date of Birth: 1994, September 14
Age: 25 years old
Birth Nation: United States

Gary Harris an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Michigan State University. Originating from Fishers Indiana he played in the Shooting guard position. After all, Harris is a determined basketball player who completed his childhood dreams.

Not only name and fame, but Harris has earned enormous wealth through his profession. As per his relationship status, he is possibly single and unmarried. 

Gary Harris Net Worth

Harris current net worth is estimated at around $17 million. In addition to that, he reportedly signed a 4-year huge contract of $84 million with Nuggets. 

As per the contract, he will earn a base salary of $16,517,857 in 2018-19. Furthermore, his upcoming projected salary is reported $17,839,286, $19,160,714, and $20,482,143 in 2019/20, 2020/21, and 2021/22 respectively. 

 
 
 
 
 
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With a tremendous net worth and salary, the NBA star is living a lavish lifestyle. 

Gary Harris Personal Life

Gry's height is 6 feet 4 inches and also weight is 95 kg. There are no signs of him being in a relationship. No one knows whether he has a girlfriend or not.

Besides, he loves Go Time Energy drink and is very fond of perfumes. 

Gary Harris Early Life

NBA player Gary Harris was born on September 14, 1994, to  Gary Harris Sr. (father) and Joy Holmes-Harris (mother). During his school life, he played basketball at Hamilton Southeastern High School in Indiana. 

Gray's basketball career was hugely influenced by his mother's basketball career. Gray's mother Joy also played basketball for a public university in West Lafayette, Indiana for more than four years (1987 to 1991). later on, she became an assistant coach for a women’s basketball college team. Gary intended to dominate the NBA league during his school days.

In addition to that, he received a handful of coveted recognitions including being named to 2012’s McDonald’s All-American and enthroned as Indiana Mr. Basketball of the year. 

Gary Harris Career

High school career

In November 2011 Gary signed a National letter of intent to play college basketball for Michigan state university. As a sophomore in 2009–10, he averaged 14 points, four rebounds, two assists and three steals per game as he led Hamilton SE to a 17–4 record.

As a junior in 2010–11, he averaged 18.6 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.7 steals per game as he led the Royals to a 20–4 record and a trip to the Class 4A regional finals, capturing just the second sectional championship in school history. In the first place, Harris was rated among the top players in the nation by espn100(no.11) also ranked among the nation's top shooting guard.

College career

In the meantime, as a freshman, Harris was named the big ten freshmen of the year at Michigan State as a sophomore in 2013–14.  Also, Harris earned first-team All-Big Ten, All-Big Ten Defensive Team, USBWA All-District selection, first-team NABC All-District, and an honorable mention Associated Press All-American honors.

In the season opener against McNeese State, he recorded his first career double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds. In addition to that, on January 25, 2014, he recorded a career-high 27 points against Michigan. In 35 games, he averaged 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.8 steals in 32.3 minutes per game. On April 14, 2014, Harris declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final two years of college eligibility

Professional Career

Currently, Gary plays for Denver Nuggets( 2014–present): 2014–15 season: Harris was selected by the Chicago Bulls on June 26, 2014, with the 19th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft.

Later, on the draft night, Harris was traded to the Denver Nuggets. On 31 July, after averaging 18.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 2.0 assists in five Summer League matches, he signed his rookie scale contract with the Nuggets.

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In the meantime, he missed the five games of the of the 2014-2015 season due to the back injury. Besides Gary made his debut back on November 14 against Indiana Pacers. In addition to that, he recorded 13 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and 1 block. Furthermore joined Nuggets for 2015 NBA Summer League in July.

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Harris missed a string of six games between November 28 and December 8 due to a concussion he suffered against the San Antonio Spurs on November 2.

CAPTION: Gary Harris SOURCE: espn.com

During the 2016 off-season, he was part of the USA Men's Select Team, a team selected to train with the USA Basketball Men's National Team in preparation for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Also, Gary missed the first four games of the 2016–17 season with the groin injury.

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In addition to that, on March 20, 2017, he set a new career high with 28 points in a 125–124 loss to the Houston Rockets. During his game career, he signed a four-year contract $84 million with Nuggets.

 


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