Earlier Friday, Marks reiterated the importance of keeping Harris on a team with championship aspirations with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving set to return from injuries next month.
“Joe’s an intricate piece to the program here. Not only what he does and what everybody sees on the court, but it’s off the court as well,” Marks said.
“Joe’s been through it with us. Been through the bubble, he’s seen this program develop. He’s developed alongside this program so it would certainly be great to have him continue the ride with us.”
Harris received minor playing time to begin his career in Cleveland before blossoming in Brooklyn. He shot 47.4% from 3-point range to lead the league in the 2018-19 season, also winning the 3-point contest that season at All-Star weekend. His 43.9% shooting behind the arc the last three seasons is tops among players with at least 1,000 attempts.
He also played for the U.S. at last year’s Basketball World Cup.
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