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Golden State Warriors Matt Barnes (L) and Al Harrington fight for a rebound as Utah Jazz Matt Harpring (15) is squeezed out in the first half of game three of the Western Conference semifinals at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on May 11, 2007. (UPI Photo/Aaron Kehoe)
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Matthew Joseph Harpring (born May 31, 1976 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American professional basketball player currently with the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association. He is 6 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs 230 pounds. His usual position is small forward.

After attending Marist School near Atlanta, Harpring played college basketball at Georgia Tech, where he was a four-year starter. He was named First Team All-ACC three times (the only other Yellow Jacket player to accomplish this feat was Mark Price from 1984 to 1986). In his senior season (1997-98), Harpring set career-highs by averaging 21.6 points and 9.4 rebounds per game, ranking second in the ACC in both categories. For his efforts, he was named Third Team All-American.

He finished his collegiate career as Georgia Tech's second all-time leader in points (2,225) and rebounds (997). He is the institute's all-time leader in free throws attempted (675) and made (508). Prior to his final regular season home game, Georgia Tech retired Harpring’s jersey number 15. In 2002, Harpring was selected to the ACC 50th Anniversary men's basketball team as one of the fifty greatest players in Atlantic Coast Conference history.

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