“Transition is a key for us. We can run with the best of them.”
– Devin Harris.
Devin Lamar Harris is an American basketball player born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Devin plays at a point guard/ shooting guard position. He belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group.
He has won Wisconsin Mr. Basketball and Big Ten Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year. He was honored with the Silver Basketball award which is a prestigious award presented each year by Chicago Tribune to deserving players.
Devin Harris is a world-class athlete and was given the title of “The fastest man with a basketball” in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Devin Harris Family
Devin is a proud son of Julie Harris and Terry Harris. Devin is grown up with two siblings, a brother Bruce and a sister Tanisha. His brother, Bruce Harris died in a car accident that deeply affected Devin.
Devin is married to Meghan Allen, who is a famed model. They dated each other for more than 11 years, then got married and are now blessed with two kids.
Devin Harris Education
He took his early education from Wauwatosa East High School. Then he joined a basketball team named Wisconsin Badgers. He made his path towards a basketball career and didn’t get any further education.
Devin Harris Career
Devin set high scores during his high school which was unbeatable during the regular season. Devin was named Mr. Basketball for his unmatchable performance in school. While playing for Badgers in freshman season, his team won Big Ten Championship. During his sophomore season, he again made his team win the Championship.
He was picked by Dallas Mavericks in NBA drafting 2004. Soon he was traded to New Jersey Nets and then to Utah Jazz and Atlanta Hawks before his again trading in Dallas Mavericks. In his rookie season, his average score was 5.7 points, 2.2 points in assists in each game for Mavericks.
The next season, he improved his abilities & strategies and made an average of 9.9 points and 3.2 assists at end of the season. His average increased year-by-year. Because of his skills, he was named co-captain in 2007.
In his debut for the Nets, he scored 21 points with five assists but the Nets couldn’t reach playoffs after near half a decade. He scored his career highest 47 points against the Suns and got the victory after 15 years on the Suns.
Devin Harris Net Worth
Devin earned $3 million after being traded from the Mavericks to New Jersey Nets. Devin was traded to Utah Jazz in a $30 million contract. After his come-back to Mavericks, Devin signed a contract of $1.3 million for one year.
He was again signed for four-years by Mavericks in $16.5 million. Devin has net-worth above $76 million. Devin owns a beautiful house in Dallas, worth $2.1 million. His permanent source of income is the NBA career.
Other earning sources include his early contract with Adidas, trading cards, signed cards and jerseys and he gets to profit from sales.
Devin Harris Favorite Basketball Shoes
- Nike Kyrie 4
- Nike Kyrie 3
- Adidas Crazy Explosive
- Adidas TS Speedcut XR