Al Horford FC  #42

Current Team: Boston Celtics

Born: Jun 3, 1986 (31 years old)

Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic)

Nationality: Dominican Republic / United States

Height: 6-10 (208cm)     Weight: 245 (111kg)

Hand: Right

Twitter: @Al_Horford



Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Boston Celtics)

Free Agent: PO-2019; UFA-2020

Current Agent: Jason Glushon

Draft Entry: 2007 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2007 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 3, Atlanta Hawks

Pre-Draft Team: Florida (Jr)

High School: Grand Ledge High School [Grand Ledge, Michigan (United States)]

Al Horford News

Al Horford, Hawks Were Strikingly Close On Contract Terms
The Hawks could have offered a five-year, $153 million max deal, but their best offer was a five-year, $136 million deal.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Al Horford: 'Biggest Thing Was Danny Ainge' In Picking Celtics
Al Horford chose to sign with the Celtics over rival playoff teams such as the Wizards and Hawks.

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Rockets Were Al Horford's Second Choice In Free Agency
Al Horford met with four teams at the Four Seasons Hotel in Atlanta during free agency.

Adam Himmelsbach/Boston Globe

Al Horford Placed In NBA's Concussion Protocol
Al Horford took a hit in the head during the Celtics' practice on Monday.

RealGM Staff Report

Al Horford On Celtics: Weird Feeling, But It Feels Right To Be Here
Al Horford is optimistic about the Celtics' younger core.

Chris Forsberg/ESPN

Al Horford Had No Issue With Dwight Howard, Atlanta's Fans
Al Horford's first option as free agency began was to re-sign with Atlanta.


Hawks Preferred Horford Over Millsap In Part Due To $9M Difference In 17-18 Salary
The Hawks could have retained a quality frontcourt in signing Dwight Howard and Al Horford while collecting assets by trading away Paul Millsap.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Al Horford Had 'Major Reservations' About Playing With Dwight Howard
The Hawks were planning on trading away Paul Millsap in order to accommodate Dwight Howard and the re-signed Al Horford.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Thunder Were Confident Of Signing Al Horford If Durant Committed
The Thunder were confident they could sign Al Horford in free agency had they received a verbal commitment from Kevin Durant.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Horford Pitched By Durant On Thunder, Wasn't Comfortable Without Long-Term Assurance
The Thunder could have unloaded the necessary contracts, including Enes Kanter, to create enough cap space to sign Al Horford.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Al Horford Agrees To Four-Year, $113M Deal With Celtics
Al Horford has agreed to sign with the Celtics on a four-year, $113 million deal.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Hawks Becoming More Optimistic About Odds Of Re-Signing Al Horford
Atlanta has been weighing trade offers involving Paul Millsap in order to re-sign Al Horford and have enough space to also sign Dwight Howard.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Hawks Continue To Work Paul Millsap Trade Scenarios While Waiting On Horford
The Hawks would likely need to increase their contract offer to Al Horford to get him to re-sign.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Pistons Identified As 'Mystery Team' That Met With Al Horford
Al Horford has since zeroed in on the Celtics, Wizards and Hawks.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Celtics, Wizards Emerge As Frontrunners For Al Horford
Al Horford is expected to make a final decision Saturday evening.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Al Horford Meets With Hawks, Rockets, Wizards, Celtics, Mystery Team
Wit the Hawks re-signing Kent Bazemore and also signing Dwight Howard, the odds of Al Horford re-signing have become slim.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Al Horford Wants To See Hawks Improve Roster Before Committing
Atlanta has been swept in each of the past two playoffs by the Cavaliers.

David Aldridge/Bleacher Report

Thunder Will Pursue Al Horford
The Thunder are pursuing Al Horford and have been making calls around the NBA looking to clear a massive amount of cap space.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Wizards Interested In Al Horford, Ryan Anderson, Nicolas Batum
All three players fit with their plans of playing faster and smaller with more perimeter shooting.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Lakers Interested In Harrison Barnes, Hassan Whiteside, Al Horford
The Lakers have enough cap space to sign multiple max contract players.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Al Horford To Receive Interest From Lakers, Rockets, Magic, Pistons, Wizards, Celtics, Nets
The Hawks can offer Al Horford a fifth season and more lucrative raises than any rival team.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Warriors Interested In Al Horford, Joakim Noah, Hassan Whiteside
The Warriors believe they can't thrive without a center who attacks the rim and scores inside.

Marcus Thompson/San Jose Mercury News

Lakers, Magic, Pistons To Pursue Al Horford In Free Agency
Al Horford has become even more valuable over the past few seasons with his improved three-point shooting and versatility on defense.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Rockets Identify Al Horford As Top Free Agent Target
Al Horford will be an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career since being drafted by the Hawks in 2007.

Sean Deveney/Sporting News

Al Horford: I Really Love Atlanta
Al Horford will be one of the NBA's most highly coveted free agents but the Hawks can pay him the most money and also give him one more season than any rival team.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hawks Intend To Keep Al Horford, Jeff Teague, Dennis Schroder
The Hawks intend to stand pat at the deadline after exploring a major move involving Al Horford and either Jeff Teague or Dennis Schroeder.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Celtics Considered Favorites If Hawks Trade Al Horford
Al Horford is in the final season of a five-year, $60 million deal.

A. Sherrod Blakely/Comcast

Chris Bosh Withdraws From ASG, Al Horford Chosen As Replacement
Al Horford will replace Chris Bosh on the Eastern Conference team.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Celtics Have Nearly No Interest In Dwight Howard, Prefer Al Horford
The Celtics are reluctant to trade significant assets for a player who will be a free agent in the offseason.

Adam Himmelsbach/Boston Globe

Hawks Have Sky-High Asking Prices For Al Horford, Jeff Teague
Al Horford will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, while Jeff Teague will be a free agent in 2017.

Chris Mannix/The Vertical

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