Al Horford

Daniel Theis
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Nick Friar
October 14, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Through two preseason games, Daniel Theis has shown what he's capable of on the defensive end.
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Al Horford
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Nick Friar
October 13, 2019 - 7:46 am
It seems there's more to Al Horford's departure from Boston.
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Al Horford
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Nick Friar
October 10, 2019 - 7:56 am
Although it was made clear he wanted to make some significant money while he still could, there was still a chance Al Horford could’ve been a Celtic had he been informed about one detail. And it’s got nothing to do with the idea of Kyrie Irving coming back to Boston. He expressed to Steve Bullpett...
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Nick Friar
October 04, 2019 - 8:00 am
Two Celtics averaged a team-high 1.3 blocks per game in 2018-19. One of those two logged 29 minutes a night in the 68 games he played. The same individual now plays for the 76ers. Yes, it’s Al Horford. The other only appeared in 32 games and averaged 8.8 minutes. Which means his blocks per 36...
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Robert Williams
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Nick Friar
October 01, 2019 - 5:13 pm
The Celtics took a huge hit defensively when they lost Al Horford in the offseason. Not to mention Aron Baynes, who they shipped to Phoneix. Enes Kanter should provide a significant lift on the defensive glass, but he isn’t as reliable when it comes to the other responsibilities on that end of the...
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Kyrie Irving and Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
September 21, 2019 - 10:18 am
The NBA Board of Governors addressed the issue of tampering within the league, as well as salary cap circumvention, on Friday. They unanimously agreed on the propositions, according to league commissioner Adam Silver. Some of the punishments Silver mentioned were suspending executives, taking away...
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Kemba Walker and Danny Ainge
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Nick Friar
September 12, 2019 - 2:29 pm
In the course of moving on from Kyrie Irving’s time in Boston, one thing that’s popped up is exactly when the Celtics — specifically Danny Ainge — had an idea the point guard was planning to leave. Spencer Dinwiddie knew Irving was coming to Brooklyn in December. Bobby Portis knew in February, and...
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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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Robert Williams and Daniel Theis
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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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