Report: Wizards ‘close’ to Signing Harrington
The desires of John Wall and Coach Randy Wittman to add a power forward who can stretch the floor from the perimeter may soon be met. 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.
Harrington recently negotiated a buyout with the Orlando Magic and became an unrestricted free agent after clearing waivers last week. The Wizards aggressively pursued Harrington, who was also considering Chicago and the Los Angeles Clippers.