Besides his three brothers, the Sixers’ small forward has two sisters; Tori and Tesia Harris.
Tobias John Harris is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA.
Harris has played for other NBA teams, including Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic, Detroit Pistons, and Los Angeles Clippers.
Tobias posted 15 points playing 36 minutes in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first round against the Brooklyn Nets to lead the series 3-0.
Tobias was born to his parents, Torrel and Lisa, in Islip, New York. His love for basketball must have come from his father, who played college basketball at Duquesne and Murray State.
The Harris family has altogether 6 children; Tesia, Torrel Harris Jr, Tobias, Tyler, Terry, and Tori.
The three Harris brothers, Tobias, Tyler, and Terry, might be one of the brother trio to play in the NBA in a few years.
Sisters; Tesia And Tori
The eldest sister of Tobias Harris, Tesia was the inspiration for the Harris brothers to pursue basketball as their career.
Tesia attended Half Hollow Hills West High School and played for the high school team. She averaged 19 points, 15 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 blocks per game in her senior season.
After high school, he played collegiate basketball in Delaware and played for three years. Later, she transferred to St. John’s University and redshirted a season as per the NCAA transfer regulations.
Tesia played 33 games for St. John’s, recorded 74 points, and played in the NCAA Sweet 16 against Duke University.
After she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from St. John’s, the former collegiate basketball player joined the New York Institute of Technology as an assistant women basketball coach.
Tesia also got linked with the NBA as a production specialist from 2014-2016. She served as an assistant women basketball coach at Winthrop University for two years.
And now, she has been working as vice president of business operations at Unique Sports Management International since 2020.
Tori played for Half Hollow Hill West High School and was named the 2017 Long Island Player of the Year. She was also named to the All-Long Island First Team and earned several honors, including All-State and two-time All-Section Eight Conference selection.
She committed to play at James Madison and redshirted the 2019-20 season due to the NCAA transfer rules.
Tori appeared with St. Bonaventure University’s women’s basketball team for two seasons, averaging 11.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 31.3 minutes per game.
The guard is currently playing for the Long Beach State Women’s Basketball team. With the Beach, she earned the 2022-23 Big West Player of the Year.
Tori also received the Newcomer of the Year and First Team All-Big West honors.
Tobias Harris’ 2023 Playoffs
After averaging 14.7 points in 74 regular season games of the 2022-23 season, Harris is setting up a brilliant show in the playoffs.
In three games against the Nets in the 2023 playoffs, the Sixers’ forward averaged 18.7 points while shooting 56% from the field, 2.3 assists, and 7.7 rebounds.
The 76ers have already taken the lead 3-0 in the first round. With one win, the Sixers will book their seat in the Conference semi-finals.