Tobias Harris is having the best year of his career with the Los Angeles Clippers. Harris is posting career highs in points (20.8) and rebounds (8.0). His shooting has also improved this year and he is averaging career-high percentages in 2-point field goals (53.0%), field goals (50.3%), and 3-point field goals (44.3%), and his posting the second highest free throw percentage of his career (88.2%).
Harris has also eclipsed the 30-point mark four different times so far this season. The Clippers have gone 2-2 in such games. His highest point total in any game this year is 39. Los Angeles would go on to lose the game to the Portland Trailblazers.
Tobias Harris’ emergence as an offensive machine has helped carry the Clippers to a 24-19 record and claiming the 6th spot in the Western Conference. As it currently stands, Los Angeles is 24-21 in the eight spot with Lebron being out. Golden State is now in first after blowing out the Nuggets last night and Oklahoma City is 3.5 games back from the Warriors and 0.5 from the Nuggets who sit in second currently.
Only time will tell if Harris can continue to lead his team but he is certainly putting together a season worthy of the NBA’s Most Improved Player award.