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Jalen Harris scored a game-high 31 points (12-21 FG, 5-12 3PT, 2-3 FT), along with four assists, two rebounds and one steal across 37 minutes in Friday's 114-110 loss to the Mavericks.
Harris dropped a career-high 31 points during Friday’s loss to the Mavericks. He was initially doubtful for Friday’s game, but started and logged 37 minutes on Friday. Harris entered the starting five in the last two games and had averaged 24.0 points, 1.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.0 steals, and 4.0 triples across 31.5 minutes. The 22-year-old guard will look to continue his strong play in the regular-season finale against the Pacers on Sunday.
Jalen Harris registered 17 points (7-12 FG, 3-6 3PT), one rebound, and one steal across 27 minutes during Thursday’s 114-102 loss to Bulls.
Harris entered the starting five for the first time this season and poured in a career-high 17 points in Thursday’s loss. He’s now scored double figures in four of his last five games. The 22-year-old old is averaging 11.2 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 0.8 steals, and 1.8 triples across 20.4 minutes. Harris will look to continue his strong play when the Raptors visit the Mavericks on Friday.
Jalen Harris registered 16 points (5-12 FG, 2-6 3PT, 4-4 FT), six rebounds, four assists and one steal in 29 minutes during Saturday's 109-99 loss to the Grizzlies.
Harris led the Raptors bench in scoring and scored a career-high 16 points in Saturday’s loss. He saw an expanded role on Saturday with both Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet out for rest purposes. Harris could see more playing time and is worth adding as a streamer with the Raptors potentially out of the NBA playoff race. The Raptors next scheduled game is Tuesday, home against the Clippers.
The Toronto Raptors have selected G Jalen Harris with the No.59 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
Harris joins the Raptors by way of the University of Nevada. He spent three years in college, having originally played at Louisana Tech before transferring. At 6'5", Harris has good size and can really score. He averaged 21.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 3.9 assists as a senior. Depending on Fred VanVleet's decision in free agency, Harris could have a path to playing time at SG while competing with Patrick McCaw and rookie Malachi Flynn.