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Al Harrington will be in Washington DC Tuesday for a physical Sources say the Washington Wizards are close to signing free agent forward Al Harrington. The possible stretch four has had to deal with injuries the past several years but when he’s healthy he has always been a solid player in the NBA. The Wizards have been searching for a stretch four candidate through free agency, the draft and through trade all off-season, but have yet to find one. Al Harrington could be the answer to the Wizards prayers in this department. According to Michael Lee of the Washington Post, Harrington will be in DC on Tuesday for a physical: According to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation, veteran free agent big man Al Harrington will arrive in Washington on Tuesday for a physical and is “close” to signing a one-year deal for veterans minimum of $1.4 million with the Wizards. There are other teams looking to sign Harrington as well but the Wizards have been the team that is most actively ...
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Al Harrington played just 10 games for the Orlando Magic last season and believes the team did not prioritize winning.
“For me, last year was just a nightmare, from start to finish,” Harrington said. “The Orlando thing with, I think they brought me there never expecting me to play, but then I got healthy and it was kind of a surprise for them. It was tough, but I understood...
What’s been reported for days finally became official Wednesday with the Washington Wizards announcing that they’ve signed forward Al Harrington.
Harrington’s signing addresses the Wizards need for a scoring punch off the bench.
“Al’s all-around game and reputation as a leader make him a solid fit with our team” said Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld. “He will give...
Pending a physical, 14-year NBA veteran, Al Harrington, will indeed join the Washington Wizards and is already going on record saying the team will “definitely” make the playoffs this season.
According to Michael Lee, The Washington Post:
“I’m excited and I feel like this team is definitely going to make the playoffs,” Harrington said in a telephone interview late Monday...
Al Harrington is moving toward signing a deal with the Washington Wizards.
Harrington was recently waived by the Orlando Magic.
Harrington played just 10 games last season, but has been training this summer with Joe Abunassar. Harrington has lost 27 pounds since the end of the season.
The Wizards appear to have their man in Al Harrington but he still must pass a physical and it likely won't be made official until Wednesday.
Harrington recently released by the Orlando Magic after a staph infection in his right knee only allowed him to play 10 games last season is in Washington and intends to sign here as a free agent several persons with knowledge of the situation...
Considering the 8th seed in the EAST had a losing record last year, he isn’t really going out on a limb, but newly acquired Al Harrington had this to say about the Wizards.
“I’m excited and I feel like this team is definitely going to make the playoffs,” Harrington said in a telephone interview late Monday night. “And I don’t care. I’ll go on record saying that. I feel...
According to ESPN, Al Harrington has been “aggressively pursued” by the Washington Wizards ever since the Orlando Magic released the 33-year-old forward. Washington still has a roster spot open, and views Harrington as the scoring power forward they are in need of. Harrington has worked out hard this summer, according to reports. He proved it in [...]
John Wall and the Washington Wizards have finally acquired their much coveted stretch 4. Veteran forward Al Harrington flew in to the District today to perform a physical and subsequently signed a year deal worth the league minimum, which is approximately $1.4 million. Washington Post’s Michael Lee reported that Harrington had contacted John Wall last […]The post Al Harrington...
Al Harrington one of the NBA's top available free agents since negotiating his release from the Orlando Magic earlier this month is leaning toward signing with the Washington Wizards according to sources close to the situation.
Sources told ESPN.com that the Wizards who have one guaranteed roster spot open are looking to add some frontcourt scoring punch and have aggressively...
According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, 15-year NBA veteran, Al Harrington, who was recently waived by the Orlando Magic, is leaning toward signing with the Washington Wizards.
The 33-year-old forward played just ten games with the Magic last season due to a staph infection, averaging 5.1 points and 2.7 rebounds in 12 minutes.
Former Orlando Magic center Al Harrington is the newest member of the Washington Wizards (Courtesy of NBA.com)
As one of the newest members of the Washington Wizards, Al Harrington (no not the Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Man guy from Family Guy) told Wizards fans to expect the playoffs this season.
“I’m excited and I feel like this team is definitely going to make the playoffs...
Yesterday the news out of Washington centered on free-agent Al Harrington nearing a one-year deal with the Wizards. And now that the two sides have reportedly reached an agreement for the veterans minimum, the 6-foot-9 veteran is making all types of new news with the Wiz.
It did not take long, but Harrington is already throwing around the “P” word – playoffs.
According to The Washington Post, NBA forward Al Harrington has signed with the Washington Wizards. The terms of the deal were not released by the team. The expectation is that [...]
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It wasn’t much of a secret last season that after losing Dwight Howard, the Orlando Magic were going to be in full-blown rebuilding mode. Their days of being contenders for a Finals spot, or even a playoff position went with Howard to Los Angeles, and though the team made strides toward improvement, with impressive showings from promising young players...