Joe Harris: “In [an] ideal world, I’d play my whole career in Brooklyn”

Joe Harris
Joe Harris of the Brooklyn Nets Photo: Twitter / DRK Sports

Sharpshooter Joe Harris has found his place in Brooklyn. He made a close connection with a lot of people within the organization, which makes him feel comfortable. The 28-year-old guard/forward expressed the desire to remain with the Nets his whole NBA career.

Per Brian Lewis of the New York Post:

“In [an] ideal world, I’d play my whole career in Brooklyn,” Harris said.

“I came in with [GM] Sean [Marks] even the ownership. It’s just one of those things where you have a close connection with a lot of people that are within the organization. You kind of all came in together.

“Now I’ve been here for four years and built unbelievable relationships with everybody that’s a part of the organization. It’s amazing just to see where we’ve gone from Year 1 to now. And I obviously want to be a part of that, and a part of it for a long time.”

Harris was the 33rd overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2014 NBA Draft. After being traded in 2016 to the Orlando Magic and getting waived subsequently, he joined the Nets in July 2016 as a free agent. Since then, he established himself in Brooklyn as an important role player.

After joining the Nets, Harris kept improving his numbers season by season. He is averaging 13.9 points (41.2% of 3-pointers), 4.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game this season.