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Al Horford Fills The Gaps For The Celtics

Last year at this time, Al Horford’s team was finishing up a dismal season, closed out by losing 23 of its final 25 games and securing a lottery spot. Through that entire ugly stretch for Oklahoma City, Horford sat on the bench. While the tanking Thunder didn’t want Horford’s...
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Celtics Share Hype Video With Al Horford Voiceover Before Game 4

The Boston Celtics will have a chance to even the best-of-seven series in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat at TD Garden on Monday. Leading into the game, the team released a 30-second hype video with a voiceover by center Al Horford, a veteran leader that is not discouraged by the Game 3 loss.
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Why Al Horford, Celtics Have Confidence Despite Heat’s Series Lead

The Celtics are not newcomers when it comes to a pivotal postseason contest having already faced a one-game deficit five times in the NBA playoffs. Boston hasn’t dropped consecutive games during the playoffs, clawing back three times against the Milwaukee Bucks before earning a Game 2 win in the Eastern Conference finals after the Miami Heat claimed the series opener.
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Celtics' Al Horford: Keys in on boards, defense

Horford amassed five points (1-2 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 13 rebounds, three assists and four blocks across 33 minutes during Monday's 102-82 victory over the Heat in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Horford surprisingly took only two shots in the contest after going 7-for-14 from the field...
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Celtics injury updates: Al Horford to play, Marcus Smart listed as probable, Derrick White out for Game 2

The Boston Celtics lost Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals to the Miami Heat in large part because they were without two key starters: Marcus Smart and Al Horford. They'll be getting at least one of those guys back for Game 2 on Thursday night, as Horford is available to play, the team announced. He missed Game 1 after being placed in the league's health and safety protocols. Getting Horford back will obviously be a big boost for Boston.
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Celtics' Al Horford: Puts up double-double Saturday

Horford racked up 20 points (7-14 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 14 rebounds, three assists and three blocks across 42 minutes during Saturday's 109-103 loss to the Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The veteran big man looked excellent on both ends of the court, racking up...
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PJ Tucker needs MRI after Game 2 injury for Miami Heat as Marcus Smart, Al Horford return for Celtics

Just as Boston gets healthier, Miami could be confronting injury problems of its own. Heat forward PJ Tucker will undergo an MRI to determine the severity of a left knee injury he suffered in Thursday's Game 2 loss to the Celtics, per Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports and TNT. Tucker played through the injury, but shot just 2-for-6 in 21 minutes of action.
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Al Horford supports Derrick White missing Game 2 for birth of son: ‘He was handling bigger things...we had to hold it down for him’

MIAMI — The Celtics nearly had their entire roster back available for the first time in weeks for their Game 2 matchup against the Miami Heat. However, Derrick White left the team on Thursday to be back with his wife Hannah in Boston for the birth of their first child, which happened hours before Game 2 tipped off.
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