Brooklyn Nets: Sean Marks keeps promise, signs Joe Harris to massive deal

Brooklyn Nets, Joe Harris
Oct 24, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Harris (12) celebrates a three-pointer during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks made true to his promise that Joe Harris is their number one priority.

The Nets re-signed Harris to a lucrative four-year, $75 million deal, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Harris’ rise from a castoff to one of the league’s finest shooters has been one of the biggest reasons the Nets were able to lure superstars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to sign in 2019.

Harris, the 2019 NBA three-point contest champion, is coming off a career season where he averaged 14.5 points while shooting 42.4 percent beyond the arc.

Harris’ massive deal has pushed the Nets’ luxury tax bill to $47.5 million.

The Nets now have 13 players under contract, including new acquisitions Landry Shamet (from Los Angeles Clippers) and Bruce Brown (from Detroit Pistons).

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