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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, February 24, 2010

NBA: Wizards sign Mike Harris to 10-day contract

Associated Press

WASHINGTON The Washington Wizards have signed forward Mike Harris to a 10-day contract.

Washington signed Harris on Wednesday after Josh Howard was lost for the season when he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Monday's game.

Harris was averaging 26.3 points and 9.8 rebounds in 28 games for Rio Grande Valley in the NBA Development League.

The 6-foot-6 Harris played in two games earlier this season with the Houston Rockets, averaging 2.5 points and 1.5 rebounds. In 2007-08, he played 17 games with the Rockets, averaging 3.7 points and 3.2 rebounds.

Harris will be in uniform Wednesday for Washington's game against Memphis.