Al Horford

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Gabby Guerard
August 16, 2019 - 11:15 am
ESPN published its projected win/loss records and standings for every team heading into the 2019-20 NBA season. Although it’s just a projection, the Celtics ’ next season looks optimistic. According to ESPN’s RPM (real plus-minus) projections, Boston landed second among teams in the Eastern...
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Marcus Smart and Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
August 12, 2019 - 3:41 pm
The Celtics won’t have to wait long to see what Al Horford looks like with his new team. The former Celtics big man and the 76ers will host Boston to start the 2019-20 season on October 23. In their home opener, the Celtics will host the 2019 NBA Finals champion Toronto Raptors on October 25. The...
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Nick Friar
August 09, 2019 - 2:14 pm
When it became clear Kyrie Irving was leaving Boston for Brooklyn, Al Horford’s presence on the roster didn’t seem necessary. The Celtics weren’t about to contend for a title and going younger made more sense. Then Danny Ainge courted Kemba Walker and Horford departing for Philadelphia turned into...
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Al Horford
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Nick Friar
July 22, 2019 - 5:11 pm
A recent report indicated the Celtics weren’t too pleased with Al Horford being tampered with prior to the NBA’s Free Agency Moratorium — even though the Celtics began their pursuit of Kemba Walker well before the official June 30 start date. Of course, with Horford ending up in Philadelphia, it...
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Gabby Guerard
July 19, 2019 - 8:57 am
At Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter’s introductory press conference, Danny Ainge said they were the Celtics ’ “ Plan A .” That makes sense for Walker, because Kyie Irving made it clear right from the start that he wanted out of Boston. But what about bringing in Enes Kanter and losing Al Horford? It...
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Kemba Walker, Danny Ainge and Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
July 18, 2019 - 7:00 am
At Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter’s introductory press conference on Wednesday, the two new Celtics said a lot of the right things. Kanter trolled Kyrie Irving — which was hard to not laugh at — and Walker’s explanation about his approach as a leader — a topic that just won’t die — differed immensely...
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Celtics guard Kemba Walker, president of basketball ops Danny Ainge and center Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
July 17, 2019 - 5:37 pm
In the long wait before NBA free agency, it appeared Kyrie Irving was as good as gone. Multiple reports indicated he was heading to Brooklyn, and others stated he was going to suit up for anyone but Boston in 2019-20. However, in the build-up to the free-agent season, Danny Ainge never expressed...
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Robert Williams
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Gabby Guerard
July 15, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Trading Aron Baynes to the Suns and losing Al Horford to the 76ers in free agency left the Celtics with a gap in their frontcourt. Among those who plan to help fill the void in 2019-20 is Robert Williams, who had the benefit of working with both big men last season. Williams, the 27th overall pick...
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Joel Embiid and Al Horford
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Nick Friar
July 12, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Former Celtics center Al Horford was officially introduced as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday. Horford’s run in Boston ended after he didn’t pick up his option for 2019-20, then proceeded to look at opportunities elsewhere. The Celtics’ rival came knocking and signed Horford to a four-...
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Ryan Hannable
July 10, 2019 - 11:46 am
Al Horford opted out of his contract with the Celtics and signed a four-year deal with the 76ers. Horford spent three years with the Celtics and took to social media Wednesday to thank the Boston fans and also to note disappointment for failing to win a championship. "You welcomed me with open arms...
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