Harris reportedly agrees to $5 million deal

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. --Free agent Lucious Harris has reached a $5 million agreement with the New Jersey Nets to stay with the team for another two seasons.

Harris has not signed a contract, but his agent, Jerome Stanley,
told The Star-Ledger of New Jersey on Monday that the backup guard
will sign soon.

"I would say it's a fair deal,'' Stanley said. "He wanted to
continue playing there. It was a good, solid offer. And it stood up
to the other offers he received.''

Stanley said "probably a dozen'' teams had serious interest in
signing Harris, but that New Jersey was always the front-runner.

Nets spokesman Gary Sussman would not comment when reached by
The Associated Press on Monday night.

The Eastern Conference champion Nets lost the NBA Finals to the
San Antonio Spurs in six games. Harris has been with the Nets for
the last six seasons.