Needing depth at the shooting guard position, the Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Corperryale L’Adorable “Manny” Harris to a 10-day contract, a transation confirmed by the team.
Harris (6-5, 185, Michigan) had been named the NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played from February 13-19, becoming the first player in the NBDL to nab the honor twice this season. He had a season-high 46 points (17-of-30 shooting) with nine rebounds, six assists and four steals in 45 minutes in a 136-113 victory over Rio Grande Valley on February 16th. Harris continued his strong offensive play by amassing 36 points (14-of-24 shooting) with nine rebounds, six assists and three steals in 44 minutes to complete the two-game sweep of the Vipers on February 18th.
In 17 games (12 starts) with Canton this season, Harris is averaging 21.4 points on .470 shooting with 7.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.6 steals in 32.9 minutes per game. He is currently third in the D-League in scoring.
Harris will provide depth behind Anthony Parker and Daniel Gibson, both nursing injuries. In 54 games through the 2010-11 season, Harris averaged 5.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists.