Harrison, David
Background

2007-08: Photo gallery | Wallpaper He was one of three Indiana players to average a blocked shot per game and was third on the team with 59 blocked shots in his 55 games (1.07 bpg)...his average of 1.07 bpg ranked seventh best in the NBA among those that played at least 40 games off the bench and he rejected 50+ shots for the third time in his four NBA seasons...he averaged 4.03 blocks per 48 minutes played and that was fourth best among all players who played at least half his team's games...matching the most by any Pacers' player in 2007-08, he came off the Indiana bench to reject a career-high six shots vs. Seattle, 3/11...in the season-opener vs. Washington, 10/31, he led the Indiana bench with 13 points and five rebounds, while adding a team-high three blocked shots and a career-high four steals…following that game vs. the Wizards he would have multiple steals just one more time in his next 44 appearances…for the season, he had multiple thefts four times...he played in each of the team's first 19 games, and in 24 of the first 26…in those first 24 outings, he averaged 4.8 ppg with 2.3 rpg and 1.13 bpg...following a DNP-CD at Phoenix, 1/9, he sat out five straight games while serving a suspension handed down by the NBA for violating the league's substance abuse policy...he came off that suspension by playing in 26 of the next 31 games…he averaged 3.5 ppg and 2.1 rpg in those 26 games...in the first 21 games of that streak, he scored more than five points twice with seven vs. Milwaukee, 3/2, and nine points at San Antonio, 3/6...he then scored in double figures twice in three games, hitting for 10 points vs. Minnesota, 3/21, and 12 points (6-9 FGS) vs. New Orleans, 3/25...in those 26 games, he had at least one blocked shot 17 times and averaged 1.12 bpg...he scored 10+ points in six of the first 19 games, but then hit for double figures just three more times the rest of the season...attempting double-digit shots for the first time since March 2006, he shot 6-10 FGS and tallied 12 points vs. the Lakers, 11/20. he added four rebounds vs. L.A., including a season-high three offensive boards...he capped 2007-08 with a season-high tying 13 points vs. New York, 4/16, and in that game he shot 3-4 FGS and 7-10 FTS…10 attempts from the foul line are his most ever in the NBA…he shot 50+ percent from the floor for the fourth year in a row with a mark of 52.9 percent (90-170)...from the foul line, he shot 9-10 in his first four games, but shot 40-86 FTS (.465) the rest of the season...he averaged 2.2 rpg in 2007-08 and had at least four rebounds 12 times…he gathered a season-high seven rebounds twice: vs. Cleveland, 11/25, and at Dallas, 1/14...he totaled 43 offensive rebounds and had at least two 11 times…seven of those games with multiple offensive boards came in his first 21 appearances and he had a season-high three offensive boards three times.

2006-07 He made appearances in seven of the Pacers’ first eight games and averaged 2.1 ppg and 1.4 rpg...he scored seven of his 15 points in that span in the opening game at Charlotte, 11/1, where he hit 3-3 FGS and 1-1 FT in 10 minutes...he logged 18 minutes against the Wizards at Washington, 11/8, scoring three points with three blocked shots and five defensive rebounds...in those first seven appearances he rejected a total of six shots, but had just six more the rest of the season...following a six minute stint at Boston, 11/15, he was placed on the inactive list with a sore left shoulder...he would sit out the next 12 games, and 44 of the next 49 games, with that shoulder injury...his five appearances in that span included three in a row from 12/8 to 12/11 and in those three games, he scored eight points with five rebounds and a blocked shot in 27 minutes...beginning with the game against the Clippers at Los Angeles, 3/3, he played in six of seven games...those six appearances included his best overall game of the season in which he scored a season-high 11 points and collected five rebounds in 16 minutes at Cleveland, 3/11...against the Cavaliers, he shot 5-8 FGS and 1-1 FT and blocked two shots...drawing six DNP-CDs and six stays on the inactive list, he played in just six of the team’s final 18 games, including the last two games of the season at Atlanta, 4/17, and vs. Washington, 4/18...he made his second start of the season in the game at Atlanta, 4/17, where he scored two points (1-4 FGS), collected two rebounds, handed out an assist and blocked a shot in 12 minutes...he also logged 12 minutes in the finale vs. Washington, 4/18, scoring four points on 1-7 FGS and 2-2 FTS...he added a rebound, an assist and a career-high tying two steals against the Wizards...that was his only game with multiple steals for the season and he totaled five thefts in 24 games...including a season-high three at Washington, he had seven blocked shots in his first nine appearances, but then had just five rejections the rest of the season...underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder, 4/25.

2005-06 He saw action in 18 of the team's first 27 games and totaled 164 minutes (9.1 mpg). He would see action in 45 of the next 47 games and play double digit minutes in 42 of those 45 outings…he averaged 18.5 mpg in those 45 appearances. He made his first start of the season and scored 11 points with four rebounds, two assists and two steals in 24 minutes vs. Seattle, 1/4. That was the first of 15 starts in the next 16 games and he averaged 5.5 ppg and 4.0 rpg in that span. For directing obscenities at fans in the game at Detroit, 2/23, he was suspended by the NBA for the game vs. Atlanta, 2/24. After that game, he scored in double figures in a season-high six straight games and shot 50 percent or better in each of those contests…in those six games, he averaged 12.2 ppg and shot from the field 26-35 FGS (.743). In three of those games, 2/26 to 3/3, he missed just one shot (13-14 FGS) He scored in double figures a total of 19 times with a high of 16 points vs. Milwaukee, 2/16. In that game, he shot 5-6 FGS and 6-9 FTS. That was one of 16 games with 10+ points in a 30-game span from 1/18 to 3/24, that culminated with a 14-point outing vs. the Pistons. He posted his second double-double of the season with 13 points and a career-high 11 rebounds at Memphis, 3/21…his six offensive rebounds in that game were a career-high. On his way to 11 points vs. New York, 3/7, he shot 7-10 FTS and both his FTM and FTA are career-bests. Playing 20+ minutes for the only time in April, he had 11 points on 4-4 FGS and 3-5 FTS at Toronto, 4/17…in that game, he played more minutes than he had in his previous three appearances (17 minutes). Leading the Pacers in scoring for the first time this season and the second time in his career, he had 14 points in a 75-72 loss to the Pistons, 3/24. He averaged 3.8 rpg this season and had two games with 10+ rebounds. He had multiple offensive rebounds in six of his first 26 games and totaled 22 offensive rebounds (0.85 orpg)…from 1/16 to 3/21, he had two or more offensive rebounds 17 times in 29 games…he accumulated 57 (1.97 orpg) of his 84 offensive rebounds on the season in that span. He posted his first double-double of the season, and the second of his career, with 10 boards and 12 points vs. Portland, 2/4…he also blocked a season-high three shots in that game against the Blazers. He handed out 14 assists on the season and had more than one once: tying his career-high with two vs. Seattle, 1/2. Third on the team with 59 blocked shots this season, he had just seven in his first 18 games. In his next 40 games, he had at least one blocked shot 34 times and totaled 45 rejections. He had a season-high three blocks three times this season and had multiple blocks 16 times. His scoring, rebounding and field goal shooting were almost identical in 17 starts compared to 48 games as a reserve…he averaged 3.9 rpg and 5.6 ppg on 49.4 percent shooting as a starter, while averaging 3.8 rpg and 5.8 ppg on 50.7 percent FGS as a reserve. In his last start at Detroit, 3/24, he had 14 points on 7-12 FGS, five rebounds and two blocked shots in 24 minutes. February was his best month statistically with averages of 6.0 rpg and 9.3 ppg on 53.3 percent FGS in nine appearances, all off the bench. He missed two games (11/11-12) with a sore lower back and two (4/7-9) with a sore left knee…he also sat out 11 games due to coaching decisions.

2004-05 He shot 57.6 percent from the floor, setting the Pacers' rookie record…with enough attempts to qualify he would have led all of the NBA's rookies in field goal percentage in 2004-05…after going scoreless and without a rebound in eight minutes in the season-opener at Cleveland, 11/3, he scored eight points and collected six rebounds off the bench at Boston, 11/5…he scored 19 points with eight rebounds, two steals and three steals in a career-high 44 minutes vs. Orlando, 11/20…that was his first game of double-figure points in the NBA and was one of four games with multiple steals on the season…tying for the team lead in scoring, he notched a career-high 22 points vs. Toronto, 12/17, shooting 10-12 FGS and 2-3 FTS…that was the only time in 2004-05 that he led the team in scoring…in all, he scored in double figures eight times and registered one double-double…he collected a career-high 10 boards and scored 12 points at Atlanta, 12/14, where he shot 5-6 FGS and 2-2 FTs…he blocked an average of 1.28 bpg, ranking fourth among all rookies in the NBA…he had multiple blocked shots 17 times in 43 games, including a career-high five at Golden State, 12/5…that was one of nine straight games with two or more rejections…in those nine games, he averaged 3.0 bpg…he saw action in 32 of the team's first 33 games, but then suffered a concussion early in the game at Memphis, 1/11, which forced him to the sidelines for the remainder of the game…prior to the game at Memphis, he had scored in double figures in two straight games for just the second time and had averaged 10.0 ppg in a three-game span from 1/6 to 1/9…in those three games, he shot 9-14 from the floor (.643)…he was placed on the injured list, 1/14, where he remained for the next 11 games…activated in time for the game vs. Dallas, 2/4, he played in three of the next seven games, including five minutes against the Mavericks…he had his best game after the concussion with nine points on 4-5 FGS and 1-1 FT vs. Charlotte, 2/9…he added four rebounds and a blocked shot in 14 minutes vs. the Bobcats…from 2/22 to 3/13, he played in eight of 11 games, including four straight games with double-digit minutes…in those four games, he shot 9-14 FGS…but, then went back on the injured list due to an injury to his right knee which kept him out the rest of the regular season and the playoffs.

College Highlights Named First Team All-Big 12 and earned Honorable Mention All-America honors by AP as a senior. Finished collegiate career as the all-time leading shot-blocker in Colorado history (fourth all-time in the Big 12) with 225 rejections. Also finished as Colorado’s all-time career field goal percentage leader (60.2 percent), eighth all-time rebounder (707), and 13th all-time scorer (1,317). Posted 25 career double-doubles, two career triple-doubles, and blocked four or more shots in 25 games. 2003-04: Led conference in field goal percentage at 63.1 percent (ranking fourth nationally) and blocked shots at 2.9 (ranking 12th). Recorded 12 double-doubles. Posted season-high 30 points against Pepperdine. Scored 24 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked a season-high seven shots against Texas Tech. Pulled down a season-high 16 boards while scoring 18 points against Oregon State. Set a school single-game record for field goals made without a miss by hitting all 10 shots on his way to 26 points against Baylor. Scored 26 points and snared 12 rebounds in season-ending loss to Oregon in the NIT. 2003-03: Led the Big 12 and ranked eighth nationally in blocked shots (3.3), setting single-season school records for total blocked shots and blocked shots average. Posted first career triple-double with a career-high 31 points, 17 rebounds and 10 blocks against Stetson. Recorded another triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds, and a career-high 11 blocks against Nebraska. Grabbed career-high 18 rebounds against Georgia. 2001-02: Averaged a team-leading 13.9 points and 7.0 rebounds. Led the Big 12 and ranked third nationally in field goal percentage (.638), setting a single-season school record. Paced team in scoring nine times. Registered four double-doubles. Set a school freshman record for rebounds with 15 against Iowa State.
Personal

Full name is David Joshua Harrison Was named a McDonald’s All-American after his high school career Father Dennis "Bigfoot" Harrison was a Pro Bowl defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles and s a member of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Oder brother D.J. also played basketball at Colorado Ahistory major in Colorado’s College of Arts and Sciences, he was named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in the spring of 2003 A 7-0, he was the tallest player at Colorado in 48 years Wears a size 16 basketball shoe.
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