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Al Harrington Retires, Joins Nuggets' Staff For Rest Of Season

Al Harrington said he is retired from the NBA following a 16-year career and has started to assist the Denver Nuggets' coaching staff. "I'm officially retired," Harrington said. "I don't know if there's paperwork that I gotta fill out or anything. But my career is over. "I'm very happy with what I was able to accomplish. I was able to change a lot of people's lives in my family,...
Via RealGM
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Pacers F Harrington ends 16-year career

Forward Al Harrington, a first-round pick of the Indiana Pacers in 1998, officially retired Wednesday.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockets Won't Sign Al Harrington

The Houston Rockets reportedly will not sign Al Harrington despite rumors. Harrington once wanted to play with the Rockets but will not this season. Harrington was released by his Chinese team recently.
Via RealGM
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Uncle Al heads to China, eyes future return to Wizards as a coach

In a single Instagram post posted yesterday, Al Harrington announced his decision to play in China next season, offered his farewells, shouted out the Wizards brass whilst spelling Randy Wittman’s name wrong, gave some love to his fans in the DMV, and promised the city of D.C. great things to come for the Washington Wizards. […] The post Uncle Al heads to China, eyes future return...
Via Hoop District
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Harrington thanks Wizards, fans before setting sights on China

As reported yesterday, Al Harrington is headed overseas to play in China. Harrington took to Instagram to confirm the news, and thank the Washington Wizards, his teammates, and the fans of D.C. “1st I wanna say that I will be Playing in the CBA League in China Next Season… Looking forward to the Challenge at hand. To help my team reach the Playoffs and WIN once we get there....
Via KCM Sports
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Al Harrington to play next season in China

After contemplating his future, Al Harrington has decided to play overseas in China, according to Bleacher Report’s Jared Zwerling. Source: Al Harrington has signed to play in China next season. Announcement to come Monday. Beyond China, still envisions coaching w/ Wiz. — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) August 10, 2014 Al Harrington's Chinese team will be the Fujian SBS Xunxing...
Via KCM Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Harrington Signs One-Year Deal With Fujian Sturgeons

Al Harrington has signed a one-year contract with the Fujian Sturgeons in China. An announcement on the deal will come on Monday. Harrington hopes to join the Washington Wizards as an assistant coach following his stint in China. He played with the Wizards last season.
Via RealGM
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards – Orlando Magic Shootaround Interviews

The Magic don’t have much to strive for these days, except for the chance to finish over .500 at home with 2 home contests remaining this season. Unfortunately for you non-tanking Magic fans, Nikola Vucevic is out again with a sore Achilles heel. Orlando needs to find a way to cut into the foul and free throw gaps that led to a gut-wrenching overtime defeat to the Wizards last...
Via Magic Basketball Online
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Harrington’s trip through hell the past two years to the Playoffs ☆

The fact Al Harrington is playing in the NBA, much less a key contributor to a Playoff-bound Wizards team that has broken out as one of the rising teams in the Eastern Conference. A big reason for Washington’s success is the presence of key veterans like Harrington. Harrington though has his own reasons for feeling like he has accomplished something. He may not even need a Playoff...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Harrington’s trip through hell the past two years to the Playoffs ☆

The fact Al Harrington is playing in the NBA, much less a key contributor to a Playoff-bound Wizards team that has broken out as one of the rising teams in the Eastern Conference. A big reason for Washington’s success is the presence of key veterans like Harrington. Harrington though has his own reasons for feeling like he has accomplished something. He may not even need a Playoff...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards jump all over Boston en route to a 118-92 victory

The Washington Wizards jumped all over the Celtics tonight scoring 22 points in less than 6 minutes before going on a scoring drought, eventually leading Boston 29-21 after one.Rajon Rondo single-handedly did everything he could to keep Boston in the contest scoring 10 points on 5-8 shooting while also doling out two assists and snaring three rebounds in the quarter. Marcin Gortat...
Via Celtics Life
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards on verge of playoffs, Nene returns soon

The Washington Wizards went into last night hoping for a loss by the New York Knicks that would put our DC ballers into the NBA playoffs. Didn’t happen. The Knicks unexpectedly beat the Golden State Warriors in an old school 89-84 brickfest that would have brought a smile to the face of Pat Riley back in the day. Washington, currently sitting in the 6th seed in the Eastern Conference...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana, we have a problem: Pacers freefall recommences in DC

Evan Turner wonders how he can care as much as the Wizards’ Al Harrington while Chris Copeland tries to wake Lance Stephenson up from himself The Pacers went to DC on a high after beaten hated rivals the Miami Heat in a one-point thriller. They left DC scratching their heads again after regressing to the ****** play that’s been plaguing the team for more than a month and a half...
Via Pacers Pulse
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Turnover-prone Pacers topped by Wizards 91-78

WASHINGTON -- John Wall scored 20 points, and the Washington Wizards avenged two of their biggest losses of the season Friday night, never trailing in a 91-78 win over the cold-shooting, turnover-prone Indiana Pacers. Marcin Gortat added 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Al Harrington added 12 points, including a personal 10-0 run in the second quarter, for the Wizards, who dropped...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dead roses: Wizards get pounced in Portlandia

Blazers 116 – Wizards 103 March 20, 2014 Moda Arena, Portland, OR NBA.com highlights The following contains graphic #SoWizards content. Discretion is advised. For approximately 32 basketball minutes, a puzzled #WizardsTwitter questioned the absence of Al Harrington from the lineup. But a short while after he finally trotted onto the court – deltoids securely attached […] The...
Via Hoop District
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Harrington, the uncle: Defying science, atrophy, and degeneration

A decisive #DrunkUncle jam caps off a decisive #Wizards win. Al Harrington was advised by the coaching staff/trainers to refrain from dunking basketballs as a measure to prevent causing any aggravation to his lower back. Apparently he had ‘tweaked’ it in the first half. Apparently he gave zero sh*ts about coaching staff/trainer advice. After plowing […]The post Al Harrington...
Via Hoop District
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Drew Good-enough for (at least) 240 more hours of Wizards basketball?

Drew Gooden’s ‘breakout’ performance: worthy of an extended grace period? [original image via Abdullah's iOS] It took Drew Gooden three games and 16 minutes of burn to finally collect his first points as a member of DC’s pro ball team, an open deep corner two via Al Harrington kick out pass (re-looping 6 second video […]The post Is Drew Good-enough for (at least) 240 more...
Via Hoop District
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Marcin Gortat Is FIRED UP After This Al Harrington Dunk

The Washington Wizards can definitely celebrate how their season has gone so far. The franchise, which hasn’t made the playoffs since 2008, is currently three games above .500 and second in the Southeast division behind the Miami Heat.  Last night during a 104-91 win over the Utah Jazz, Al Harrington drove to the hoop for a big dunk, and his fellow forward Marcin Gortat got off...
Via College Spun
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards' Al Harrington getting closer to return

The Washington Wizards entered the All-Star break on a three-game losing streak. They sit with a record of 25-28, 13 1/2 games behind the Miami Heat in the Southeast Division. With the trade deadline looming, the Wizards are close to adding a piece to the puzzle. It appears Al Harrington could be returning soon after he participated in practice on Sunday. C. J.™  via Wikimedia...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards' Al Harrington still has timetable for return

The Washington Wizards defeated the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday by the score of 97-83. The win moved the Wizards to 15-17, third in the Southeast Division.  For the 25th game this season, the Wizards were without forward Al Harrington due to a knee injury.Michael Lee, Wizards  reporter for the Washington Post, tweeted the following on Harrington's status.Al Harrington (knee) won...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards' Al Harrington out for a month; Bradley Beal to increase activity

The Washington Wizards continue to be without power forward Al Harrington as he had a setback after a procedure on his right knee, according to head coach Randy Wittman. Harrington will miss at least four more weeks before being re-evaluated. This news came with the announcement that shooting guard Bradley Beal will increase activity, according to Michael Lee of the Washington Post...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Harrington to miss at least a month

Washington Wizards reserve combo forward Al Harrington, who has not played since November 12, underwent diagnostic arthroscopy on his right knee to “clean out loose particles” according to the team. Harrington had a staph infection on that knee last season and it caused him to miss virtually every game with the Orlando Magic. Wizards coach Randy Wittman said Harrington suffered...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Al Harrington Sidelined Four Weeks With Knee Surgery

Al Harrington underwent a diagnostic arthroscopy and lavage procedure this evening to clean out loose particles in his right knee, the Washington Wizards announced Monday. Harrington will miss the next four weeks and then be re-evaluated. Harrington has averaged 7.9 points and 1.4 rebounds 18.6 minutes over seven games for the Wizards this season.
Via RealGM
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Al Harrington develops a ‘coaching’ alter-ego amid time off

When Al Harrington was signed to a one-year deal this past offseason, the Wizards were well aware of all the baggage that carried with him; the age, the wear and tear, and the possible recurrence of injury to the right knee that shelved him for all but 10 games last year in Orlando. Harrington suffered […]The post Al Harrington develops a ‘coaching’ alter-ego amid time off...
Via Hoop District
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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