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Harris (knee) made it through Sunday's game against the Sixers without aggravating his knee injury, and he'll play Wednesday against the Heat, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.
Harris had been battling a sore knee, which caused him to miss three straight games, but he was not experiencing swelling or discomfort after playing 25 minutes Sunday, so he should be considered healthy going forward. However, knee injuries sometimes have a tendency to linger, so it's possible the soreness could creep back up once Harris' workload returns to normal levels. Prior to sitting out the aforementioned three games, Harris had averaged more than 40 minutes in his previous four games.
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Harris (knee) will play and start in Sunday's game against the Sixers, the Orlando Sentinel reports.Harris has missed the past three games with a knee injury but will overtake the starting spot for Evan Fournier on Sunday. Although, it's still unclear if the Magic will allow Harris to take on a full compliment of minutes in the effort to prevent further injury.
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Harris (knee) will not play in Friday's game against the Pelicans.Harris will miss a third consecutive game due to knee soreness that even lingered over the All-Star break. As a result, Evan Fournier is slated to be promoted to the Magic's starting lineup for Friday's contest. At the moment, it's unclear if Harris' ailing knee will keep him out for Sunday's game versus the Sixers.
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Harris (knee) has been demoted to questionable for Friday's game against the Pelicans, the Orlando Sentinel reports.Harris has been dealing with a sore knee but was originally cleared to play Friday. Although there's now some doubt that Harris will eventually take the court against the Pelicans despite the elongated All-Star break, not to mention that he didn't even play the final two games before the break. Further news on his status should be released sometime after Friday's morning shootaround.
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Harris (knee) has been cleared to play Friday against the Pelicans, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.Harris returned to practice Wednesday after missing the Magic's final two games before the All-Star break. After emerging without significant discomfort in his knee, he'll return to the lineup Friday. The fourth-year forward strung together some impressive performances prior to the break, averaging 22.5 points and 7.3 rebounds while shooting 54 percent from the floor over a four-game span.
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Harris (knee) will return to practice Wednesday, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports.Harris missed the final two games prior to the All-Star break while battling a sore knee, and while he's still not 100 percent, his condition has improved with well over a week of rest. The Magic will monitor his status throughout Wednesday's practice, and it's yet to be determined whether or not he'll be available Friday when the Magic host New Orleans.
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Harris (knee) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Knicks.Harris is dealing with a bruise on his right knee rather than any sort of structural issue, so the non-contending Magic will opt to hold the forward out rather than risk worsening his condition. The impending All-Star break will give Harris a full eight days to recover from any soreness he's experiencing, putting him on track to return to action Feb. 20. Prior to missing Monday's game against the Wizards, Harris had averaged a whopping 40.7 minutes over his previous four contests, finishing with 15-plus points on each occasion. Aaron Gordon will likely assume his spot in the starting lineup for a second straight game Wednesday, but Harris' value clearly appear be trending upward following the dismissal of coach Jacque Vaughn. He makes for an ideal trade target for enterprising fantasy owners in the second half.
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Harris (knee) will not play Monday against the Wizards, John Denton of Magic.com reports.Harris is battling soreness in his knee and will sit out after scoring 15 points to go with eight rebounds in 39 minutes against the Bulls on Sunday night. He'll be replaced in the starting lineup by rookie Aaron Gordon, while Moe Harkless is expected to see increased minutes off the bench. Consider Harris questionable to play Wednesday against the Knicks, and be sure to double-check his status, as the team could opt to hold him out with the All-Star break looming.
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Harris had 23 points (9-13 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 10 rebounds and six assists in 38 minutes against the Spurs on Wednesday.
Harris is averaging 20.5 points over his last two games. In his three games prior to that he was scoring just 7.7 points. He also went without a three-pointer in four straight games until hitting 3-of-4 on San Antonio.
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Harris (quad) had just eight points (2-8 FG, 4-6 FT) and five assists in 30 minutes in the loss to Dallas on Saturday.
Harris has been in a slump and the injuries probably aren't helping. In his last five games, Harris has averaged 8.6 points on 28.6 percent from the field with 3.8 rebounds. It may be time to bench Harris until he starts hitting shots.