Former Wisconsin basketball player Devin Harris on leave from Mavericks after death of brother

Posted: 4:07 PM, Oct 21, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-21 21:07:40Z

MILWAUKEE -- Former Wauwatosa East and Wisconsin Badgers star basketball player Devin Harris is on leave from the Dallas Mavericks following the death of his brother. 

Bruce Harris, 38, died Thursday afternoon from injuries suffered in a car crash.

ESPN reports Bruce Harris and another man were in a disabled vehicle when another car crashed into it from behind and Harris' car started one fire.

A balloon release in his memory is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday at Stark Park in Milwaukee.