As the Denver Nuggets enter the 2022 offseason, it’s clear that they need help on the wing. With an old friend on the free agent market, is it realistic to expect a Gary Harris reunion?. Gary Harris was traded, among other things, for Aaron Gordon at the 2021 trade...
Gary Harris was an idea when the Orlando Magic acquired him from the Denver Nuggets. He was simply an idea because various injuries — knee and leg injuries that just would not seem to go away — kept him from reaching his full potential. It felt like Harris was always chasing the vaunted 2018 season that seemed to set the expectations for what he could — the one where he averaged 17.5 points per game and shot 39.6-percent from beyond the arc.
Harris (personal) is questionable for Thursday's game against the Hornets. Harris hasn't appeared in a game since March 22, so his potential absence shouldn't impact Orlando's rotation. With only two games remaining in the regular season, it's unclear if he'll play again this year.
Harris (knee) is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Thunder. Harris played 20 minutes Tuesday but may need to sit on the second night of the back-to-back set as he deals with a bruised left knee. If that's the case, more minutes could be in store for Terrence Ross, Chuma Okeke and R.J. Hampton.
Harris (knee) is listed as available for Tuesday's game against Brooklyn. The veteran is shooting 43.9 percent from the floor and 39.0 percent from three -- both his best since 2017-18 -- but he still hasn't been much of a fantasy option this season. He will carry slightly more appeal in DFS contests on Tuesday, however, as the Magic will be without Jalen Suggs (ankle). R.J. Hampton will start in Suggs' place.
Harris is questionable for Tuesday's contest against the Nets due to a right knee contusion. Harris played 18 minutes and totaled nine points (3-5 FG, 3-5 3Pt), three rebounds and one block during Sunday's loss to Philadelphia, but he apparently picked up the knee injury as well. Both Jalen Suggs (ankle) and Harris are questionable, so R.J. Hampton and Terrence Ross could be in store for increased roles if one or both are ruled out.
Harris (coach's decision) went unused off the bench Friday in the Magic's 118-110 win over the Timberwolves. Orlando had both Jalen Suggs and Markelle Fultz available for the first time since March 2, so Harris was squeezed out of the rotation as Magic head coach Jamahl Mosley handed his minutes to the two young guards. Fultz will be a candidate to sit out one half of the Magic's remaining back-to-back sets, but in standalone games, Harris doesn't look like he'll be featured on the second unit so long as all of Orlando's other key rotation pieces stay healthy.
Harris accumulated nine points (3-5 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), one rebound, one assist and two steals over 27 minutes during Tuesday's 102-99 loss to Phoenix. Despite being healthy and Jalen Suggs (ankle) being unavailable, Harris didn't see the floor in the Magic's last game, but he returned to the rotation Tuesday and outperformed Suggs' replacement R.J. Hampton. With Markelle Fultz scheduled for a maintenance day and Suggs' status still in jeopardy, it's likely that Harris will remain in the rotation for Wednesday's contest against the Pelicans.
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