Found January 06, 2012 on Denver Post:
PLAYERS: Al Harrington
TEAMS: Denver Nuggets
Even now, when his season has started with a bang, when it's obvious Al Harrington has crafted a Superman-esque physique, there is a long pause when he's asked how much he weighs.

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San Antonio favored by 3.5 against Denver on Saturday

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ON THE COURT PLAYER OF THE GAME: Al Harrington defended the much taller Andrew Bogut for the entire fourth quarter and did some damage on the offensive end, scoring 17 points and grabbing eight rebounds to pace the Nuggets' victory. PLAY OF THE GAME: Harrington was able to push Bogut enough out of his sweet spot that the Bucks center missed a right-handed hook for the potential...
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