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There's Nothing Average About Al Horford's Postseason

The Ringer (blog) - 28 May 2018
“I think Al [Horford] set the tone,” Maxwell said of Sunday's blowout Celtics win. “And to me, he will set the tone for the series. Because if he wins that particular battle [with Kevin Love], I think the Celtics will win the series. Because you're not ...
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The Baseline: Al Horford still part of C's "Big 3"? - 08 Jun 2018
Michael Holley takes a look at the steadying influence of Al Horford for the Celtics, and asks the question whether he should be considered as one of Boston's "Big 3" with Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward. NBA · Discussion and Debate ...
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Al Horford and the sands of time

CelticsBlog (blog) - 14 Jun 2018
Is Al Horford worth the money? Absolutely. He's proven that time and time again over the last two playoff runs. With his underwhelming counting stats, does Al Horford make his teammates better? On the court, the Celtics boasted a stingy 103.0 DefRtg in ...
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Al Horford, Celtics see shot at Finals slip away

Boston Herald - 28 May 2018
Al Horford conceded after the fact that home court advantage in the NBA playoffs only matters when the shots fall. The Celtics shot 34.1 percent from the floor and a dismal 7-of-39 from behind the 3-point stripe in last night's 87-79 loss to the ...
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Celtics' Al Horford: Disappointing Game Six effort - 26 May 2018
Horford was a no-show Friday as the Celtics were unable to secure the series, now having to travel home for a Game Seven on Sunday. Horford, along with a number of other Celtics, has been much better on his home floor and he is going to need to keep ...
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Horford battles in post, kicks it out to Morris for three - 28 May 2018
Al Horford backs down his defender in the post and finds an open Marcus Morris who nails a three-pointer. NBA · Highlights. Up next: Boston Celtics · Boston Celtics. Horford battles in post, kicks it out to Morris for three. 0:20. Horford battles in ...
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CelticsBlog exit interview: Al Horford

CelticsBlog (blog) - 03 Jun 2018
The team suffered season-ending injuries to its two best players but still won 55 games and made a run to the Eastern Conference Finals. There are many who deserve credit for the team's unexpected success, and Al Horford has to be towards the top of ...
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Boston Celtics: 2017-18 player grades for Al Horford

Hoops Habit - 07 Jun 2018
The Boston Celtics' season may have ended at the hands of LeBron James, but Al Horford was a big reason why they were there in the first place. Some will say the Boston Celtics' success this season was due to the coaching genius of Brad Stevens. Others ...
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Is Wendell Carter the next Al Horford? He embraces the comparison

The Athletic - 05 Jun 2018
Several scouts and executives around the league have compared projected top-10 NBA draft pick Wendell Carter Jr. to five-time All-Star Al Horford. “He's a very cerebral player who has the ability to stretch (the floor),” an NBA scout told The Athletic ...
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WATCH: Al Horford throws down vicious dunk in conference finals - 28 May 2018
It's Game 7 of the NBA Conference Finals. That means the winner between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics will move on to compete for an NBA title, while the other team goes home. Al Horford, who starred at the University of Florida from 2004 ...
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ESPN gives interesting NBA comparisons for Wendell Carter Jr.

Yahoo Sports - 22 Jun 2018
A young Al Horford. I really like Wendell Carter Jr. I think he has a tremendous future ahead of him." The Horford comparison is nothing new for Carter, who has been compared to the Celtics center often for his outside-shooting and interior defense.
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2017-18 Boston Celtics' year in review: Al Horford

Celtics Wire - 30 May 2018
The 2017-18 Boston Celtics' season has come to a close. We'll spend the next few days breaking down the individual performance of each player on the roster. Al Horford was, as expected, the Celtics' best big man this year. He started most games as the ...

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