Joshua Harris Rumors
Harris Philanthropies, the foundation helmed by 76ers managing partner Josh Harris and wife Marjorie Harris, has made a six-figure donation to REFORM Alliance, a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve probation and parole laws, systems and culture in the United States through advocacy and backing legislation.
Sources said the kids all received special uniforms to play in a basketball game on the homecourt, with celebs and VIPs. The teams included Meek, Rubin, rapper Lil Baby, and the D’Amelio sisters, as well as their parents, Marc and Heidi D’Amelio. Former basketball pros World B. Free and Elton Brand served as coaches, we hear, and 76ers managing partner Josh Harris also participated in the game.
Count 76ers managing partner Josh Harris among those pleased that Ben Simmons has returned to Philadelphia. During a pre-recorded opening keynote conversation as part of the Financial Times’ Business of Sport U.S. Summit, Harris said he is “super happy that Ben is back” and implied that he expects the All-Star point guard to play for the Sixers this season despite holding out for nearly two weeks because of a trade demand.
Harris said the Sixers’ vaccination rate is “very high,” but declined to divulge more specific data. He added he is “glad to stand on the side of science and vaccination and public health,” and that he will continue to facilitate education for players about the shots’ safety and effectiveness.
10 Sep 21
After the transaction season ended in mid-August, owner Joshua Harris and 76ers management flew to Los Angeles to meet with Simmons and agent Rich Paul. The Sixers intended to tell Simmons they couldn’t find a deal for him and hoped to put aside differences and enter the season on the same page, sources said.