Matt Harpring hasn’t competed in an NBA game since Ap…

Matt Harpring hasn’t competed in an NBA game since April 27, 2009, but for the last eight years, the 41-year-old stays relevant and connected to the game as a Jazz analyst for AT&T SportsNet. “It’s just different. I don’t view myself as a guy trying to get the adrenaline rush out of it like I was as a player, I don’t expect to feel like I did,” Harpring said. “It’s fun calling the game and getting this side of it, because as a player it was adrenaline, it was ups, it was downs and you live and die by. “But as a broadcaster you care, but at the end of the day you go home and get a good night’s sleep,” he continued, laughing. “It’s a lot different.”
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