Brooklyn plucked Harris from the D-League six months later. Kenny Atkinson, the team’s coach, suggested Harris watch film of Kyle Korver and installed some of Korver’s pet Atlanta sets for him. Harris couldn’t believe it. “I was taken aback,” he told me in 2017. “I mean, Kyle Korver is the O.G. — the ultimate shooter.” Two years in the basketball wilderness made Harris timid — a curse for any shooter. “He was like that battered [deer] you find in the forest,” Atkinson recalled. “He had no confidence.”
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