1996–1998 Alba Berlin
Listed height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Name Henning Harnisch
|Pro career 1985–1998|
Role Basketball Player
1985–1988 Giesen 46ers
Height 2.03 m
|Born April 15, 1968 (age 47)
Marburg, Germany (1968-04-15) |
1988–1996 Bayer Giants Leverkusen
Position Small forward, Power forward
Henning Harnisch (born April 15, 1968) is a retired German professional basketball player. He is 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) tall and played the small forward-power forward positions. He currently serves as Vice president for the German Basketball Bundesliga team Alba Berlin and is in charge of Alba's youth program. In addition to that he is China ambassador for Alba Berlin.
- Henning Harnisch
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- Professional career
- German national team
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Harnisch has played professional basketball for the German Basketball Bundesliga teams Gießen 46ers, Bayer Giants Leverkusen and Alba Berlin. From 1990 to 1998 Harnisch won 9 German Basketball Championships in a row (7 with Leverkusen, 2 with Berlin), a record that has not been broken yet. Further, Harnisch won 5 German Bundesliga Cups (4 with Leverkusen, 1 with Berlin). Because of his spectacular dunkings, Harnisch was known throughout the league as Flying Henning.
German national team
As a member of the German national basketball team, Harnisch competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics, four Eurobaskets, and one world championship. He was a member of the team that won Germany's only Gold Medal at the 1993 European Basketball Championship.