Throughout his career, Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris has used his platform to speak up on social justice issues. While the veteran forward should be applauded for the work he does off the court, it caused him to get bombarded on social media.
Recently, the New York Times put out a story about former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Ironically enough, the post was written by an author also named Tobias Harris. When Sixers fans caught a hold of this, they instantly went into a frenzy.
WRITES WHOOOOO???? GET IN THE GYM https://t.co/RpnTqEweTY
— anakin skywalker (@wakeupchandon) July 10, 2022
When the hell did Tobias Harris start writing for the Times https://t.co/uXJoDZTjG9
— Certified Simp (@MoBahmba) July 10, 2022
— Wikki-P#FreeMumia #FreePalestine (@Wikipodia) July 10, 2022
To get their moneys worth, the Sixers will have him writing these opinion pieces monthly until his max contract is up https://t.co/z9FxAclsAd
— sheldon (@sheldon__2) July 10, 2022
After endless tagging on social media, Tobias Harris joking ended the speculation that it was he who wrote the article. “If you’ve followed me for long enough you’d know my grammar isn’t on that level lol,” he tweeted. The actual author of the article eventually found the post and apologized to Harris for getting blindsided.
I’m sorry for making a mess of your mentions this weekend. 🙇♂️
— Tobias Harris (@observingjapan) July 10, 2022
Tobias Ranked in 4B Tier of NBA’s Top 125 Players
In the dog days of the NBA offseason, the people at The Athletic decided to rank the top 125 players heading into next season. Each grouping was tiered, followed by its own sub-section.
Tobias Harris finds himself in the 4B tier of The Athletic’s rankings. Some notable names in this group include Sixth Man of the Year Tyler Herro, former number one overall pick Cade Cunningham, and Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole. Tyrese Maxey finds himself slightly ahead of Harris in the 4A tier.
“Connector” is a term that has gained currency in the NBA over the last several years. The definition is somewhat malleable, but in general, it refers to guys who somewhat bridge the gap between their team’s primary initiator star and the completely teammate-dependent role players. These are guys who can do a little bit of everything.
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