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WHY TOBIAS HARRIS WEARS #12?

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Published on Monday, 28 December 2015 Written by Big Apple Basketball

tobias 12 story babOrlando, FL - Orlando Magic forward, Tobias Harris was recently featured on NBA-TV explaining why he wears uniform number 12.

The Long Island native is in his fifth NBA season and has dedicated wearing number 12 to one of his childhood friends, who died of leukemia at the age of 17. Harris wore number 12 at Hills West High School, University of Tennessee and now with the Orlando Magic.  He was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2011, but number 12 was not available.

Harris was a participant in the 2008 and 2010 Big Apple Basketball Invitational's. In 2008, as a sophomore at Hills West High School, he was named 3rd Team All-Tournament after posting 27 points, seven rebounds and two steals versus All Hallows.  He shot 11-22 from the field and 3-4 from three-point range.  In 2010, Harris was selected 1st Team All-Tournament after finishing with 19 points, seven rebounds and three blocks versus Bishop Loughlin.

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