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Washington Wizards: Al Harrington Signing Grade By Brandon Hartman: Vp and Senior Writer at HoopStuff Harrington’s contract: One year, 1.4 million The Wizards might not be able to completely check off the desire for a premier, stretch 4 from their needs list, but they have at least addressed the issue by making a bargain deal with Al Harrington. The veteran big man is a great plug in to have until the Wizards organization gain themselves enough cap space to go out and grab a top talent at the 4. The 33 year old big man, about to enter is 15th year in the league, has the shooting capability that the Wizards crave. His ability to knock down shots will spread the floor and open up space for the speedy John Wall and company to create havoc. He has shot 35.2 percent from three point land over his career, a solid number that requires opposing defenders to take notice of. Besides his shooting, Harrington is a physical presence to deal with on the boards. The signing is truly a good gamble ...
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