December 2016

A ‘Hoop Dreams’ Sequel, Written by Gun Violence

Harrington, 41, originally returned to the West Side because he had just fathered a daughter and he wanted to be a real parent — not an absent father as his own dad had been. By 2014, he had etched out a life he was happy with: In addition to his assistant coaching duties, he worked with special-ed students at Marshall, and operated a small “scouting service” that was meant to help Chicago basketball players land college scholarships.