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2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook

Meet the 2016–17 Pistons 34 Tobias Harris F Personal: Full name is Tobias John Harris...Father, Torrel, played college basketball at Duquesne and Murray State...Has a sister, Tesia, who earned Third Team All-Colonial Athletic Association honors in 2009-10 playing basketball at Delaware before transferring to St. John’s… Brother, Tyler, played his freshman season at North Carolina State in 2011-12 before transferring to Providence and finished his collegiate career at Auburn…Cousin of Cavaliers forward Channing Frye…Chosen to the 2014 USA Men’s Select Team…Participated in the 2016 Seeds for Peace Camp…Participates in the Pistons Player Ticket Section which purchases tickets for underprivileged groups to attend Pistons home games…Recognized for his tremendous efforts in the Central Florida community as the winner of the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award in 2014 and co-winner in 2015 with Victor Oladipo… Received the NBA Cares Community Assist Award for March 2015…Named a finalist for the 2014-15 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, given annually to a player, coach or athletic trainer who has shown outstanding service and dedication to the community…Some of his community involvement includes visiting and providing encouragement to youth at Nap Ford Community School in the Parramore neighborhood...Participated in the Magic Player Ticket Program by purchasing over 300 tickets for children at Nap Ford Community School, Coalition for the Homeless and Rosemont Community Center to attend Magic home games… Participated in pregame meet and greets with terminally ill children…Visited with pediatric patients at Florida Children’s Hospital over the holidays…Also co-sponsored a turkey giveaway for local families, meeting and distributing the turkeys and meals to more than 200 families… Was a finalist for the Naismith High School Player of the Year Award as a senior at Half Hollow Hills West High School, who he led to the New York Class AA state title game as a senior…Named New York’s Mr. Basketball, All-USA by USA Today and a McDonald’s All-American…Hosted School of Business Basketball Camp in Long Island, NY, where he works to teach young athletes a combination of basketball and life skills…Enjoys working with children…Follow him on Twitter: @tobias31. 56 Detroit Pistons 2016–17 Yearbook


2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook
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