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|No. 30, 12|
December 18, 1970 |
Los Angeles, California
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Cleveland (Los Angeles, California)|
|College||Long Beach State (1989–1993)|
|NBA draft||1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 28th overall|
|Selected by the Dallas Mavericks|
|Pro playing career||1993–2005|
|1997–2004||New Jersey Nets|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||5,784 (7.2 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,864 (2.3 rpg)|
|Assists||1,130 (1.4 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Lucious H. Harris (born December 18, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2nd round (28th overall) of the 1993 NBA Draft. Harris has played for the Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers in 12 NBA seasons. He played in the 2002 and 2003 NBA Finals as a member of the Nets.
Harris has played in 800 games and has scored a total of 5,784 points in his NBA career.
Harris was selected as Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week of December 23–29, 2003.
Harris played seven seasons for the New Jersey Nets before being released during the off-season of 2004 due to the teams salary cap problems. He went on to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2004-05 season, however Harris shot 40 percent from the field and 32 from 3 point land while averaging a career low 4.3 points per game. Following that season, Harris was released by the Cavaliers in an attempt to get under the salary cap.
On February 3, 2007, Harris's #30 jersey was retired by Long Beach State during halftime of the 49ers' game versus the University of the Pacific. Harris was the school's All-Time leading scorer, scoring 2312 points throughout his career. In addition, Harris was the school's Single-Season leading scorer, scoring 739 points in the 1992-1993 season. Lucious was also known for his defense.
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