HoopsHype Mike Harris rumors


September 16, 2014 Updates
March 24, 2014 Updates

Mike Harris will likely join today Puerto Rican team Leones de Ponce. The former Jazz has played in China with Zhejiang averaging 28.7 points, 14.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 9 games. Harris has also played 20 games in the NBA this season scoring 4.2 points per game. Sportando

February 19, 2014 Updates
January 22, 2014 Updates

Chinese team Zhejiang announced that they have waived Ivan Johnson and signed Mike Harris. Johnson was averaging 25.8ppg, 10.2rpg and 2apg in CBA in 25 games. Mike Harris has played with the Jazz this season averaging 4.2ppg in 20 games. Sportando

January 8, 2014 Updates

Tuesday was the deadline to cut players on nonguaranteed contracts before those deals become fully guaranteed for the season, so the Jazz opted to whittle their maxed-out roster to 14 players. That left Harris looking for a new gig, while point guard Diante Garrett and shooting guard Ian Clark survived the cut. “To his credit, he did everything we asked him to do,” Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin said. “Great locker room guy, great teammate for the guys. It’s just unfortunate it’s part of the business that we had to make a decision.” Deseret News

January 7, 2014 Updates

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has waived forward Mike Harris. Following the move, Utah’s roster now stands at 14 players. NBA.com

October 29, 2013 Updates

Mike Harris is still with the Jazz after seeing every other roster hopeful with a non-guaranteed contract cut, and Corbin doesn’t want Harris playing scared. "Until something change, you’re with us and you should approach it that way," he said. "You can’t keep looking over your shoulder. ‘What’s going to happen?’ What’s going to happen?’ You just play." Salt Lake Tribune

September 29, 2013 Updates
October 28, 2012 Updates

The Wolves, as expected, waived training-camp invitees center Chris Johnson and forward Mike Harris by today's deadline to set their season-opening roster. That gets them down to the maximum 15 players, and it means former D Leaguer Will Conroy will start the season with the team as an extra point guard. The Wolves have 14 players with guaranteed contracts, so all 14 were certain to make the final roster. Minneapolis Star-Tribune

October 27, 2012 Updates
October 1, 2012 Updates

Soon thereafter, the NBDL was rebranded as the NBA Development League or, simply, the D-League. Stern moved the D-League's offices to New York and streamlined the operations between the two circuits. Before long, the D-League became a version of the proving ground long envisioned by Stern, with the number of call-ups increasing on an annual basis. "It's been good for me to see guys like [Lou Amundson and Mike Harris] to find their way into the NBA," says Timberwolves player development assistant Shawn Respert, who spent two years working in D-League offices. "I can say their success has come from some of the things we tried to incorporate in the D-League." Last season, a record 44 players found their way from the D-League onto an NBA roster. ESPN.com

September 28, 2012 Updates
April 13, 2011 Updates

The Rockets reached agreement with Marqus Blakely, a 6-5 forward with the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League, on a three-year, non-guaranteed contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said. Blakely, who averaged 15 points on 62.5 percent shooting and 6.3 rebounds in the D-League this season with Iowa and Bakersfield, will join the Rockets in Minneapolis for the season's last game. He will replace Mike Harris, whose second 10-day contract has expired, on the Rockets' roster. Houston Chronicle

April 12, 2011 Updates

During Harris' two ten-day contracts with the Rockets this season he played in four games, averaging two points and 1.3 rebounds. Dutt said that Harris will sign with a team in Puerto Rico or play overseas. "Mike Harris will always be welcome on our roster," said Daryl Morey, Rockets general manager. "He plays the right way. "He should be in the NBA. We wish him good luck." FOX 26 Sports

April 2, 2011 Updates

NBA sources told FOX 26 Sports Saturday the Houston Rockets have decided to resign forward Mike Harris to another 10-day contract. Late Friday night the Rockets had chosen to go in the other direction, but less than 24 hours later they had a change of heart FOX 26 Sports

NBA sources told FOX 26 Sports Friday the Rockets chose not to keep forward Mike Harris on the roster. His 10-day contract expired after the Rockets 119-114 overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Harris was in his third stint with Houston. FOX 26 Sports

March 23, 2011 Updates

The Houston Rockets have signed forward Mike Harris to a 10-day contract. The 6-foot-6 Harris most recently played in China for the Shanghai Sharks, the team owned by Yao Ming. Harris began the season in Rockets' training camp before he was waived on Oct. 18. KLTV 7 News

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