Title drought over for Harris: He’s NBA D-League champ

April 26, 2014

Ramon Harris BasketballThe wait is over for Anchorage’s Ramon Harris, who is a champion again for the first time since high school.

Harris and the Fort Wayne Mad Ants captured the 2014 NBA D-League Finals title with a 2-0 victory over the Santa Cruz Warriors in the best-of-3 series.

Fort Wayne defeated Santa Cruz 119-113 in Game 2 to claim the first championship in team history.

Harris, of West High fame, came off the bench to play in both games. He logged nine minutes and collected three points, two blocked shots and a steal in Game 1. He played three minutes and had a +7 in Game 2.

The 6-foot-7 forward played at the University of Kentucky.

Fort Wayne swept its way to the D-League title, going 6-0 in the playoffs.

Harris played in five of those games and scored a total of 12 points on 44 percent shooting. He averaged 7.4 minutes in the playoffs.