- May 31, 2007
Harris is a Henry type. Not the most gregarious personality but a really smart finance guy who now has 2 teams, Sixers and Devils, who are much better off than when he acquired them. Coming in after Snyder is the perfect situation for any owner. Expectations are so low than any marginal improvement will feel like a big success to fans.I wonder if buyers actually pay a premium to succeed a vilified owner like Snyder or Sterling. I mean, I’ve never heard of Josh Harris, but I’ll bet he’ll enjoy a long honeymoon period with fans, as Steve Ballmer did when he bought the Clippers. It’s arguably a better situation than succeeding a beloved owner.