Here in Sixers world, we are fully immersed in the NBA off season. Who cares about the NBA playoffs when the Sixers have two lottery picks in the best draft class since the early 2000’s? No one, that’s who! While everyone has been talked to death about Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker, who are possible selections with the Sixers first draft pick, there has been little discussions about what the Sixers plan to do with their second lottery pick (from NOLA), currently slotted at No. 10 overall. Most people believe that the Sixers will be targeting a shooting guard with this selection and one of the highest shooting guards available is Michigan State’s Gary Harris. Only turning 20 in September, Harris still has a room full of potential to achieve even with playing two seasons at MSU.
This season, Harris averaged 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game on 43 percent shooting and 35 percent from deep. His shooting from three dropped from 41 to 35 percent from his freshman to sophomore seasons, but Harris can still knock the long ball down with consistency. Harris appears to be the perfect two guard to complement Michael Carter-Williams. Harris isn’t capable of creating efficient offense by himself, but can wreck havoc when given the ball in the right spots on the floor.
Gary Harris isn’t a finished product, but he has valuable experience at MSU and will only be 20 years old when he has his NBA debut. Is he a fit for the Sixers in the 2014 NBA Draft? Watch the video below and decide for yourself (via draftexpress.com)