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Tobias Harris Scores Four In NBA Debut With Bucks

Former Vols star Tobias Harris made his NBA debut on Saturday night as he scored four points in nine minutes off the bench for the Milwaukee Bucks in a 92-86 loss at the Los Angeles Clippers. He also had a rebound and a steal.

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, rejects a shot by Milwaukee Bucks forward Tobias Harris during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Harris goes up for a shot against Blake Griffin. (AP)

Here 's what the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote about Harris' debut: 

The game marked the NBA debuts of two Bucks players, first-round draft pick Tobias Harris and rookie Darington Hobson.

Harris was on a 10-minute limit as he played his first game after suffering dehydration and muscle soreness. He finished with four points, two fouls and one steal in 9 minutes. He played 5 minutes at the start of the second quarter and 4 minutes to open the final period.

"I felt good," Harris said. "It was good to just be out there, be playing and be active with the guys.

"I was being aggressive out there, just bring a scoring threat and play my role."

Harris said he hopes he can continue to build his minutes while he gets back in playing shape after being out more than three weeks.

"I thought he was OK for his first time," Skiles said. "He got a couple quick baskets. I would have liked to play him more.

"I'm hopeful in the next day or so there won't be any time restrictions and we can get him out there for some more minutes."

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