Arthur Carlos Harris, Jr. (January 13, 1947 – October 13, 2007) was an American professional basketball player.
After graduating from Jordan High School, in Watts, Los Angeles, Harris went on to become one of Stanford University's best players. The 6'4" guard received first-team All-AAWU honors as a sophomore and averaged 20.7 ppg as a senior from 1967 to 1968. He averaged 17.2 points per game in his collegiate career and was later named to the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.
Harris was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the second round of the 1968 NBA Draft and by the Oakland Oaks in the 1969 ABA Draft.
Harris played four seasons (1968–1972) in the National Basketball Association, starting with the Seattle SuperSonics. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team in 1968 after averaging 12.4 points per game. Harris appeared in only 5 games for the Sonics in the 1969–70 season before being traded to the Phoenix Suns for Dick Snyder. Harris remained in Phoenix for the next three seasons.
During the 1968–69 season, Harris led the NBA in disqualifications with 14.
Harris died October 13, 2007, in San Francisco, California.
- ^ a b http://www.supersonicsoul.com/2008/10/where-are-they-now-art-harris.html
- ^ The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia,. Villard Books. 1994. p. 379. ISBN 0-679-43293-0.
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