Joe Harris is a professional American Basketball player of the National Basketball Association(NBA). Joe Harris is one of the top basketball players with a history of highest career three-point field goal percentage in the NBA.
Table of Biography
Joe Harris was born on September 6, 1991(age 30 years) in Chelan Washington USA. His original birth name is Joseph Malcolm Harris born to Joseph Harris Sr and Alice Harris. His father was the basketball coach at boys basketball team Bridgeport High(for 6 years) and Chelan High(for 2 years).
Further, he was inducted into the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2011. Likewise, his mother is a broker and director of sales at Coldwell Banker Lake Chelan Properties. She grew up playing softball, volleyball, basketball in her childhood days.
Similarly, he grew up with his three sisters named Kaiti(older), Jaicee, and Mackenzie(younger). Talking about them, kaiti plays basketball college basketball at Yakima Valley College, Jaicee plays Volleyball at Washington state and Mackenzie plays volleyball at Chelan High. All the members of his family are involved in sports; at least one. Further, he belongs to American Nationality and of Causation Ethnicity. His zodiac birth sign is Virgo and his sexual orientation is straight. Growing up with such a bundle of talents he develops an interest in basketball as well. Considering his father as an inspiration he persuades basketball as his career.
He was very good at sports, especially basketball. He attended Chelan High for his high schooling and also played four years for Mountain Goat under the supervision of Joe Harris. His talent surprised everyone as he was an outstanding player. Likewise, playing for the junior year he led the Mountain Goats to the Class 1A State tournament.
He set the record of 24-6 record and was named as AP Class 1A player of the year and selected to class 1A All-Tournament first team. With all the performances he set another record in senior year by leading the team with a 26-2 record. He led the team to fifth place and was named Washington Mr. Basketball by Washington State Coaches Association and was named Gatorade Washington Player of the Year.
In his second year, he was named as AP Class 1A player of the year and selected to 1A All-Tournament first team. He completed his high schooling with remarkable records. Further, he attended the University of Virginia for his further’s studies. There he joined the Virginia Cavaliers men’s Basketball team under the coach Tony Bennett.
His outstanding play at the university made everyone believe in his ability and bright future. During his play at the university during his senior year, he was considered a member of the Preseason All-ACC team. Also, he was listed for Wooden Award as national Player of the Year. After all these years he outrightously earned ACC Tournament MVP honors and was named to All-Tournament team and All ACC third Team.
Harris is a renowned national basketball player. Starting his career as a Junior basketball player at high school he has come a long way. He was selected as 3rd pick of the second round by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2014 NBA Draft NY on June 26, 2014. Likewise, he officially signed a rookie contract with the Cavaliers after 7.8 points on average during the 2014 NBA Summer League.
After that scoring 12 points and 127-94 win against Atlanta Hawks, he topped the match on December 30 with a score of 101-109. His first career match was on January 5 against the Philadelphia 76ers scoring 16 points. But unfortunately, he lost the match by 92-9
Further due to the return of LeBron James’s and the acquisition of Kevin Love he could rarely play the match. So he was transferred to Canton Charge on January 20 of the NBA Development League. Starting the match he scored 18 points 6 rebounds in his D League debut with a 107-109 double-overtime loss against Delaware 87ers.
Adding to it he made his career-high point 26 against Maine Red Claws and game-high point 23 over Sioux Falls Syforce. Unfortunately in his rookie season he failed to make up to Golden State Warrior in six games but made it to the 2015 NBA Finals. In the year 2016, on January 5 he underwent surgery for extra bone removal in the right foot. Moreover, he signed with Brooklyn Nets on July 19, 2016, and made his debut on October 26, 2016, against Boston Celtics.
He scored 16 points on 25 minutes off the bench but on December 18, 2016, he tried his luck with 19 points against the Philadelphia 76ers. But he lost the match with 108-107 and left the season with a sprained left shoulder on April 2, 2017. There was more to his career than that after his career-high score of 21 points against the Miami Heat.
Following the victory, he leads the team with his first career double-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds in an 87-85 loss to Boston Celtics. Continuing his track record he set his new career-high record of 30 points in a 121-114 loss for his former team Cleaveland Cavaliers. In addition, he resigned from Brooklyn Nets and had 107-105 wins over the New York Knicks. After his first three-pointer 237th as a net, he was set in 10th place on the franchise’s career list.
Moving o to his winning portion, after his win over Phoenix Suns and Charlotte Hornets he set an outstanding track record. Again he won a Three-point contest during All-Star Weekend and again resigned with nets on 23 November 2020. After setting career-high 8 three-pointers in 149-146 loss over Washington Wizards, he shines to set a franchise record as the fastest player to knock down 100-3 points in a season. Moreover, he won the first series of playoffs against the Boston Celtics but fails to win against Milwaukee Bucks. In addition, he became the leader in career three-pointer against, record-setter Jason Kidd(813).
Awards and Nominations
Over the year he has been part of many awards through his remarkable career performances. He got NBA Three-point contest championship(2019), First All-ACC(2013), second-team All ACC-Coaches(2014), and Third Team All ACC-Media(2014). Further, he also won ACC Tournament MVP(2014), Washington Mr.Basketball(2010), and Gatorade Washington Player of the year(2010). His marvelous career in the basketball world has enlightened it further.
Harris is one of the top basketball players. He has an estimated net worth of around $945,000 or $10 Million approx in the year 2021. Likewise, his estimated salary is around $279,720 considering basketball as the main priority job. Besides that other income source includes his collaborations and assets. But other details information are under wraps as of now.
His current relationship status is single. The 30-year-old player has gathered quite a buzz through his past relationship with Ina Browning(a Consultant at McKinsey and Company in New York). But the couple broke up due to some unidentified reasons. Moreover, his social status provides no kind of hint to his present girlfriend and relationship. Concluding to the fact he is very much single and is committed to his work.
Body Measurements and Social Media
The 30-year-old player has managed to maintain a fit body physique despite his busy schedule. He has a tall body of 6 feet 6 inches in height and about 99 gs. Likewise, he has brown hair color with black eyes. The details body facts about him are still under wraps as of now.
Harris is quite active on social media and has a strong fan following. He has around 133k followers on Instagram. Similarly, he has a Facebook account as well.