Matt Harpring Biography

( 1976 - )
March 29, 2019
First published on:January 20, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Matt Harpring

Date of Birth: 1976, May 31
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Name Matthew Joseph Harpring
Famous Name Matt Harpring
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Cincinnati, Ohio
Currently Working For Utah Jazz
Salary $79,050 dollars
Net Worth $20 million dollars
Weight in KG 104
Married to Amanda
Children five children including Luke Matthew and Kate Eileen
Profession former NBA player and current color analyst
Current City Atlanta, GA
Started career as basketball player
Famous for basketball
Awards NBA All-Rookie First Team
School attended Marist School
University attended Georgia Tech
Full Name Matthew Joseph Harpring
Position in Team small forward
Past Team Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers and Utah Jazz
Horoscope Gemini
Birth Date May 31, 1976
Siblings Megan Elizabeth Harpring, John Harpring, Brian Patrick Harpring and Patrick John Harpring
School Location Atlanta, Georgia
Points 21.6
Rebounds 9.4
University Team Georgia Tech
Career Earnings $20 million dollars
House Location Atlanta, GA
No. of Twitter Followers 19.7k
Height 6 feet 7 inches
Weight 104 kg
No. of Siblings 4

Matt Harpring is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Matthew Joseph Harpring played for teams like Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers and Utah Jazz as their small forward. Currently, he works as a color analyst for the Utah Jazz along with Craig Bolerjack.

As a color analyst, Matthew Joseph Harpring reportedly earns around $79,050 as his yearly salary. Further, Matthew Joseph Harpring has an estimated net worth of over $20 million. Regarding his personal life, he is married and shares five children with his wife. 

Matt Harpring's Salary and Net Worth in 2019

As of 2019, Matthew Joseph Harpring has an estimated net worth of over $20 million. Further, he has an average salary of $79,050 annually, working as a color analyst for the Utah Jazz.

Matthew Joseph Harpring so far has made earnings of $20 million from his entire NBA career. Kept aside Matthew Joseph Harpring financial earnings, his personal assets include a million dollar Home in Atlanta, GA.

Other than being a famous NBA small forward, Matthew Joseph Harpring is pretty famous in social media and has thousands of followers on Twitter.

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Matt Harpring Married to Amanda Harpring

Matt Harpring is a married man. He tied the knot with his girlfriend, Amanda Harpring who is a physician. Together, they have five children. Among them, Luke Matthew is the first son and Kate Eileen who was born in January 2008, is the second daughter.

Matt Harpring currently resides in Atlanta, GA with his family. Matt who is in his early forties is living a happy and satisfied life with his family ever since.

Besides, there are no records of his past affair, married or divorce. 

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Facts and stats of Matt Harpring

Matthew Joseph Harpring was not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The former NBA star is 6 feet 7 inches in height and weighs around 104 kg.

Matt Harpring's Bio and Early Life

Matthew Joseph Harpring was born on May 31, 1976, in Cincinnati, Ohio. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Gemini. He grew up along with his siblings, Megan Elizabeth Harpring, John Harpring, Brian Patrick Harpring, and Patrick John Harpring.

Matthew Joseph Harpring attended Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia where he played for his high school basketball team.

Matthew Joseph Harpring, in his high school career, held an average of 21.6 points and 9.4 rebounds. After completing high school, Matthew Joseph Harpring enrolled at Georgia Tech and played for the Georgia Tech.

Matt Harpring's Professional Life

The Orlando Magic selected Matt Harpring with the 15th pick in the first round of the 1998 NBA draft. During his rookie season, he scored an average of 8.2 points and 4.3 rebounds and was named to the 1998–99 NBA All-Rookie First Team.

In his second year with the Magic, he played in just four games and an injury to his left ankle sidelined him for most of the season. In August 2000, he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers and played one season with the Cavs, averaging 11.1 points and 4.3 rebounds in 56 games. 

CAPTION: Former NBA player, Matt Harpring playing for the Utah Jazz SOURCE: ExNBA

In August 2001, the Cavaliers traded Harpring to the Philadelphia 76ers. Harpring played in 81 games for the Sixers during the 2001–02 season and averaged 11.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. He scored 20 or more points in five different games.

Harpring signed a free agent contract with the Utah Jazz in August 2002 and averaged 17.6 points per game. He then set a new career high with 30 points against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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In 31 games in next season, Harpring averaged 16.2 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. In 2009, after suffering various injuries and a post-surgery infection in his ankle, Harpring announced that he would probably not be able to play in the NBA.

However, he didn't retire officially and joined the Jazz television broadcast team for a few games to add color commentary.

CAPTION: Current color analyst, Matt Harpring SOURCE: NBA.com

On December 22, 2009, Harpring's contract was included in a trade between the Jazz and the Oklahoma City Thunder.

However, he did not report to Oklahoma City and was therefore waived on February 22, 2010. Harpring then joined NBA TV as a studio analyst. Currently, he works as a color analyst in broadcasting games for the Utah Jazz.

 

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