After Elias Harris had left Gonzaga University he signed a short term deal with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2013. He appeared in two games. With Brose Bamberg Elias won three German championships in a row. He extended his contract until 2020. 

Position Small Forward
Birthday 06.07.1989
Height 2,03 m
Weight 108 kg
Nationality GER
On the team since 2013
Contract until 2017
Previous team Gonzaga Bulldogs

Basketball for me is

„...besides my family my huge love!”


2005-2009 BIS Baskets Speyer

2006-2007 BG Karlsruhe

2009-2013 Gonzaga Bulldogs

2013 L. A. Lakers

2013 Los Angeles D-Fenders

seit 2013 Brose Bamberg



2006,2007 Attendance at U-18 European Championship

2008,2009 Attendance at U-20 European Championship

2009 Attendance at European Championship

2010 Attendance at World Championship

2015 German Champion, Brose Bamberg

2016 German Champion, Brose Bamberg

2017 German Cup winner, Brose Bamberg



Under what circumstances did you start playing basketball?

because of my parents, they brought me to some games

Your biggest success so far?

3 times german champion, 1 time cup winner, playing for the lakers

Do you have a life motto?

a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

What characteristics do you like most in a team mate?

open-minded, honest funny, ambitious, no ego-trips

Three to five adjectives to describe yourself?

funny, ambitious

Do you have a bucket list? If yes what are the most important goals on it?

too many things to list

Your favorite place for vacation and why?

no matter where, the main thing are the people around

Which event in history would you have liked to be part in?

The World Championship in 2014

What compliment do you like to hear best?

When people tell me I'm their inspiration

What do you like to do to relax?

I spend time with my family – we grab food, watch movies or nap together ;-)

Are you a fan of something?

Family meetings

What is your favorite food?

A bit of everything

Which famous person would you like to meet?

Dalai Lama und Martin Luther King Jr., if he would still be alive

Family status?


Ø Elias' Stats

PTS 10.03
REB 3.27
ASS 1.37
BLK 0.40
STL 0,30
EFF 10,70