Sixers F Tobias Harris on move: ‘I’m hopeful it can be a long-term partnership’

first_img“The top of the list for me is winning culture and No. 2 is loyalty,” Harris said Thursday. “Just finding the right situation for team basketball, a winning culture and loyalty from both sides.”This team has made a big trade and I’m hopeful it can be a long-term partnership.”​Harris is in the final season of his contract but the Sixers will likely want to keep him around after trading talented rookie guard Landry Shamet, four draft picks — including two first-rounders — along with forwards Wilson Chandler and Mike Muscala to Los Angeles.Center Boban Marjanovic and forward Mike Scott also came to Philadelphia as part of the deal.​​“When you have a team with this much talent, see what works and fueling off each other on the floor,” Harris said. “We have a lot of talent but smart players, too.” Tobias Harris will settle into a new home in Philadelphia, and he’s hoping to be there for a while.The eighth-year player was traded to the 76ers on Wednesday morning after having a breakout season with the Clippers. It’s his fifth team since being selected the 19th overall pick in the 2011 draft.  Harris is averaging 20.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists this season. He is shooting nearly 50 percent from the field (49.6) and hitting 43.4 percent from 3-point range.The Sixers are 34-20 and in fifth place in the East.​last_img read more

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