Al Harrington Injury: Nuggets Forward Has Surgery On Torn Meniscus

Al Harrington played the last portion of the 2012 NBA season with a torn meniscus. He recently had surgery to repair it.

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Al Harrington Injury Update: Harrington Has Another Surgery On Knee

Denver Nuggets power forward Al Harrington tweeted on Monday morning that he is once again underwent surgery on his left knee. Harrington tore the meniscus in the knee towards the end of last season, but played through the injury for 11 regular season games and seven playoff games.

The continuing knee issues for the 32-year-old Harrington has to be concerning the Nuggets, who owe the forward over $20 million in the next three seasons. Harrington averaged 14 points and six rebounds per game last season coming off of Denver's bench.

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Al Harrington Injury: Nuggets Forward Has Knee Surgery On Wednesday

Denver Nuggets forward Al Harrington underwent knee surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn meniscus that had plagued him for weeks, according to Aaron J. Lopez of Nuggets.com. Harrington had played 18 games, including the seven games against the Los Angeles Lakers in the playoffs, with the injury.

During the regular season, Harrington averaged 14.2 PPG and 6.1 RPG over 27.5 MPG as one of Denver's key reserves. The knee injury clearly limited Harrington during the postseason, though, as he averaged just 9.7 PPG and 4.3 RPG while shooting an abysmal 32 percent from the field.

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Al Harrington Injury: Nuggets Forward Has Torn Meniscus, Could Still Play

Denver Nuggets forward Al Harrington left Monday's game against the Golden State Warriors in the third quarter, and after the game he revealed to reporters that he has a torn meniscus in his knee. Harrington admitted that he injured his knee "a couple of games ago," according to Christopher Dempsey of the Denver Post, but that the Western Conference playoff race has him exploring treatment options that would allow him to play for the remainder of the season.

Harrington has been an important scorer off the bench for George Karl and the Nuggets this season, and the 13-year veteran's holds the fourth-highest average in scoring (14.5 ppg) and rebounding (6.2 rpg) on the team. Denver currently owns the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference playoff bracket, but is just one game ahead of the Phoenix Suns and 1.5 games up on the Utah Jazz.

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