The Plan meets The Process: Tobias Harris and the 76ers cross paths at a critical juncture

NEW YORK — An hour before watching their son drop 25 points on the New York Knicks last week in his fourth game as part of the Philadelphia 76ers’ vaunted new starting five, Torrel and Lisa Harris sat at a cafe steps away from Madison Square Garden recalling the journey that brought Tobias Harris to the cusp of NBA stardom.

The rigid diet and hours in the gym, the shed fat and refined jumper, the various personal coaches all over the country and the personal attention from NBA legends. Trips into the Bronx and Queens and Manhattan from their home in Dix Hills on Long Island, trying to get their four sons seen and scouted. Long car rides home after bad games that had Tobias Harris on the verge of quitting.

They called it The Plan…Continue Reading