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Terrel Harris


Terrel Harris is a popular American ex-basketball player. Terrel Harris last competed for Maccabi Ashdod in the Israeli Super League.

Early Life and Childhood

Terrel Harris first opened his eyes on August 10, 1987, in Dallas, Texas, U.S. He is currently 36 years old. He was born to his mother Jackie Harris but his father’s details are not available.

Likewise, he has two siblings named Kendal Harris (brother), and Tresa Harris (sister). Terrel holds American nationality and was born under the sun sign Leo. Other than this there is no information about his early childhood.

High School and College Career

Harris attended South Garland High School in Garland, Texas, where he was selected as the first-team all-state senior and received the overwhelming MVP award for District 11-5A. He studied education while playing college basketball for Oklahoma State University from 2005 to 2009. In 134 games throughout the course of his career, he averaged 26.4 minutes per game, 9.8 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 1.3 steals.

He had a field goal percentage of 43.9, a three-point percentage of 36.3, and a free throw percentage of 81.5. In his senior year, he started all 35 games and averaged 14 points and 5 rebounds in 32 minutes per game. He was also named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team and garnered an Honorable Mention for All-Big 12.

Professional Life

Terrel is a professional former American basketball player. Harris started his professional career in France with Strasbourg IG after being passed over in the 2009 NBA Draft. He signed with the team on August 23, 2009. Harris scored 6.8 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.11 steals, and made 37.5% of his field goal attempts over the course of nine games.

Terrel joined the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League on January 7, 2010, and was later released by the Red Claws in March of that same year. Harris joined the D-League team Rio Grande Valley Vipers towards the end of March 2010. In Germany’s Basketball Bundesliga, He competed for EnBW Ludwigsburg in September and October 2011.

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Caption: Terrel Harris with his friends
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On December 12, 2011, Harris received an invitation to the Miami Heat’s training camp after beginning the 2011–12 campaign with the Vipers. Harris was officially confirmed to have made the Heat’s final roster on December 24, 2011. In a game against the Atlanta Hawks on January 5, 2012, Harris recorded a career-high 14 rebounds in addition to 9 points. In a game against the Memphis Grizzlies on April 6, 2012, Harris scored a career-high 10 points. On June 21, 2012, Harris and the Heat won the NBA championship.

Likewise, Harris became an unrestricted free agent on July 4, 2012, when the Heat decided not to issue a qualifying offer to him. On September 11, 2012, the Heat renewed his contract with him. On January 5, 2013, the Heat released him. He was re-acquired by the Vipers after the Heat released him.


Furthermore, Harris was moved to the Erie BayHawks on March 5, 2013. Harris agreed to a ten-day deal with the New Orleans Hornets on March 8, 2013. On March 18, he signed a second ten-day contract, then on March 28, he did the same for the duration of the season. The Hornets have renamed the Pelicans in April 2013.

In a three-way transaction that also included the Sacramento Kings, the Pelicans traded Harris and teammate Robin Lopez to the Portland Trail Blazers on July 10, 2013.
On September 23, 2013, the Trail Blazers released Harris.

Moreover, he was purchased by the Erie BayHawks on October 31, 2013. He was dealt to the Texas Legends on November 4, 2013. Terrel was traded to the Bakersfield Jam on February 20, 2014. Harris committed to playing with the Israeli club Maccabi Ashdod on August 22, 2014.

Terrel Harris – Net Worth 2024

Terrel has earned a hefty amount of money throughout his sports career. He has a net worth of $80 million as of 2023. But he hasn’t disclosed his salary and other asset values.

Relationship Status

His sexual orientation is straight. As for his relationship status, he is a married man. However, there are no exact details about his wedding and wife. But he has shared a picture of his wife and daughter on his Instagram account with the caption: “Thank God for such a beautiful family. My baby boy will be here soon! ❤️❤️❤️ “. He has tagged her wife on that pictures under ‘@jelcatrel’. As of his post, he is the father of two kids.

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Caption: Terrel Harris with his wife and daughter
Source: Instagram

Social Media

Reflecting on his social media presence, he is quite active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. His Facebook account ‘Terrell Harris’ has more than 4.9K friends. Likewise, his Instagram account ‘@t_harris87’ has gained more than 4.2K followers and has shared 133 posts. Similarly, he joined Twitter on March 2014 and has gained more than 195 followers on his ‘@terrellharriss’ account.

Terrel Harris – Body Measurements

Coming to his physical appearance, he has a well-maintained active personality. He stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches but his weight is unknown. Likewise, there is no information about his body size, dress size, shoe size, waist size, and so on. Looking at his pictures we can assume that he has a pair of black eyes with short black hair.

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Caption: Terrel Harris taking a mirror selfie
Source: Instagram