Al Horford

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Al

Horford

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 32.6 47.4 35.5 79 14.2 6.9 5.1 1.4
CAREER STATS 33.4 52.9 34.6 74.7 14.3 8.7 3 1.2

HEIGHT

6 ft10 in

/ 2.08m

WEIGHT

245 lbs

/ 111.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021601093 MIA BOS Horford layup q2

Al Horford goes up for the layup after spinning off his defender.

0021601076 phx bos recap

Despite Devin Booker's 70 points, Isaiah Thomas scores 34 and leads the Celtics past the Suns, 130-120.

0021601076 phx bos horford and one 3q

Al Horford backs his way into the post and gets the hook shot to fall, plus a foul.

0021601076 phx bos horford dunk 1q

Al Horford starts the fast break after coming up with the loose ball and finishes at the other end with the dunk.

0021601060 IND BOS recap

Isaiah Thomas scores 25 points as the Celtics defeat the Pacers 109-100.

0021601047 WAS BOS recap

Isaiah Thomas scores 25 points, Avery Bradley adds 20 points as the Celtics defeat the Wizards, 110-102.

0021601037 BOS PHI recap

Dario Saric scores 23 points to help lead the 76ers in a comeback win against the Celtics, 105-99.

0021601037 BOS vo horford hl

Al Horford scores 15 of his 27 points in the third quarter for the Celtics against the Sixers.

0021601037 BOS PHI horford block

Al Horford protects the paint and makes the stop under the hoop.

0021601022 bos bkn recap

Jae Crowder steps up for the Celtics and scores 24 points to go with 12 rebounds to help Boston get past the Nets, 98-95.

0021601022 bos bkn horford and-one 3q

Al Horford rises to grab the lob and gets fouled but is able to tip it in.

0021601022 bos bkn horford and one 1q

Al Horford works into the lane and gets the floater to fall, plus the foul.

0021601006 min bos recap

Isaiah Thomas scores 27 points and hands out four assists to lead the Celtics past the Timberwolves, 117-104.

0021601006 vo bos horford and1 q3

Al Horford hits the hook shot and draws the foul for the and-1.

0021601006 vo bos thomas assist q2

Isaiah Thomas whips the no-look underhand pass to Al Horford for the slam.

0021601006 vo bos horford block q2

Al Horford gets the block on the layup attempt.

0021601006 vo bos horford layup q1

Al Horford works his way into the lane and knocks down the floater early in the game.

0021600985 chi bos HORFORD 3PTR 2Q

Terry Rozier dishes to Al Horford who drills the deep 3-pointer.

0021600970 bos den recap

Nikola Jokic posts a double-double of 21 points and 10 assists, Wilson Chandler adds 23 points and the Nuggets knock off the Celtics, 119-99.

20170309 nba spotlight on al horford boston celtics

“Big Al” has been holding down the center spot for the Celtics this season. Now in his tenth year Horford is also happy to take on the mentor role with his new team.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Did not play in the postseason while recovering from right pectoral muscle surgery ... Posted nine double-doubles (five 20-point/10 rebound games) during the regular season ... Scored in double-figures 28 times, including 13 20-point outings (one 30-point game) ... Led the team in rebounding 12 times and in scoring on eight occasions ... Missed 53 games due to a torn right pectoral muscle (12/28-4/16) and subsequent surgery (in Atlanta on 12/31)

2012-13 SEASON:
Started all 74 games he played in, averaging a career-high 17.4 points, career-best 10.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.1 blocks and 1.1 steals in 37.2 minutes (.543 FG%, .500 3FG%, .644 FT%) • Finished sixth in the NBA in double-doubles, eighth in rpg, 10th in FG%, t25th in ppg and 30th in bpg • Recorded 43 double-doubles (20 20-point/10-rebound games), including one point/assist • Scored 20-plus points in nine consecutive games (2/11-3/3) for the first time in his career • Scored in double-figures 68 times, including 27 20-point efforts (one 30-point game), and the Hawks were 22-5 in those contests • The NBA's Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played 11/19-11/25 • Hit a career-best two 3FGs (2-2) while scoring 20 points @PHO (3/1) • Set new career-highs with 34 points and 14 FGM (14-22), also grabbing 15 rebounds and blocking five shots in 43 minutes @UTA (2/27) • Recorded his third career 20/20 game with 23 points and a career-high tying 22 rebounds in 40 minutes @DET (2/25) • Tied career-high in FTM (10-11), scoring 24 points (also 13 boards) in 51 minutes v/BOS (1/25) • Missed four games due to injury (illness; 11/14, 3/29-3/30; sore left calf; 1/23), and recorded four DNP-Coach’s Decisions • SEASON HIGHS: 34 pts @UTA (2/27), 22 rebs @DET (2/25), 10 assts v/WAS (11/21), 4 stls (2x), 5 blks @UTA (2/27), 14 FGM @UTA (2/27), 2 3FGM @PHO (3/1), 10 FTM v/BOS (1/25), 51 mins v/BOS (1/25).

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
Through his first six years in the league, has played in 391 games (387 starts), averaging 13.7 points, 9.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.1 blocks and 0.8 steals in 34.4 minutes (.539 FG%, .333 3FG%, .739 FT%) • In addition to Horford, those career averages have only been reached by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal, Dwight Howard and Artis Gilmore, according to Elias Sports Bureau • Ranks seventh in franchise history in defensive rebounds (2,728) and eighth in blocks (434) • Has recorded 289 double-figure scoring games, and has grabbed 10-or-more rebounds 199 times • A two-time All-Star (2010, 2011) • Has totalled 165 double-doubles • Has missed 78 games due to injury • Appeared in 11 contests (all starts) in 2011-12, averaging 12.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.3 blocks and 0.9 steals in 31.6 minutes (.553 FG%, .733 FT%) • Missed 55 games due to a torn left pectoral muscle (suffered 1/11 @Ind) and subsequent surgery • In 77 games in 2010-11, posted averages of 15.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.0 blocks and 0.8 steals (.557 FG%, .500 3FG%, .798 FT%) • Ranked 5th in the NBA in FG%, 28th in blocks and 16th in efficiency (22.5) • One of the top allaround rebounders in the league, finishing 11th in rebounds, seventh in def. rebounds (7.0) and t24th in off. rebounds (2.4) • Had 36 double-doubles (tied for ninth in NBA), including 1 20/20 game • Named Third-Team All-NBA, and earned his second straight All-Star appearance • 2009-10: Had an outstanding season, becoming the first Hawks draft pick to earn an All-Star berth since Kevin Willis • Contributed 14.2 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.1 blocks and 0.7 steals in 35.1 minutes (.551 FG%, .789 FT%), appearing in 81 games • Ranked eighth in the NBA in FG%, 10th in rebounds, t-ninth in off. rebounds (2.9) and 26th in blocks • Had a team-leading 39 double-doubles (t11th in the NBA) • Started all 67 games he played in 2008-09, averaging 11.5 points, 9.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.4 blocks and 0.8 steals in 33.5 minutes (.525 FG% - 15th in the NBA, .727 FT%) • The only player unanimously selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team (and runner-up for Rookie of the Year honors) in 2007-08 • Became the first Atlanta draftee to earn first team honors since Stacey Augmon in 1991-92 • Averaged 10.1 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.9 blocks, 0.7 steals and 31.4 minutes in 81 games (77 starts).

PLAYOFF HISTORY:
Horford has appeared in 48 playoff games for Atlanta (47 starts), totaling 12.4 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 2.7 apg and 1.1 bpg (.478 FG%, .745 FT%) • Played and started in all six games of the Hawks’ 2013 first-round postseason loss to Indiana, averaging 16.7 points, 8.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.0 steals in 36.3 minutes (.494 FG%, .667 FT%) • Played in three games of the 2012 first-round loss to Boston (missed the initial three contests due to continued rehab for a torn left pectoral), and averaged 15.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.3 blocks in 36.0 minutes (.588 FG%, .750 FT%) • In Game Five at Philips Arena, in his first start since January 11, put in 19 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks (8-15 FGs, 3-4 FTs), helping lead the Hawks to an 87-86 win • In starting all 12 postseason contests in 2011 against Orlando and Chicago, compiled 11.3 points, 9.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.0 blocks in 39.0 minutes (.423 FG%, .769 FT%) • Started all 11 contests in the 2010 postseason vs. Milwaukee and Orlando, and averaged 14.6 points, 9.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.7 blocks in 35.3 minutes (.523 FG%, .839 FT%) • Played and started in nine contests in the 2009 Playoffs against Miami and Cleveland, and averaged 6.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 28.0 minutes (.424 FG%, .667 FT%) • Had an outstanding postseason series vs. Boston (2008 Playoffs), averaging 12.6 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.0 blocks (.472 FG%, .741 FT%) • Became the 24th rookie in NBA history (first Hawk) to put up at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in his playoff debut • PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS: 26 pts v/IND (4/27/13), 16 rebs v/IND (4/27/13), 6 assts (4x), 3 stls (2x), 5 blks v/ MIL (4/17/10), 46 mins @BOS (5/10/12), 12 FGM v/IND (4/27/13), 1 3FGM v/MIL (4/28/10), 6 FTM (4x).

COLLEGIATE CAREER:
Horford capped off an outstanding collegiate career by helping the Florida Gators to their second straight national championship in 2007, as the Gators became the first school to win back-to-back titles in 15 years • Finished career as the school's 35th all-time leading scorer with 1,123 points (career averages in 109 games (103 starts) - 10.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.7 blocks, .586 FG%, .624 FT%) • Horford, Joakim Noah (Chicago) and Corey Brewer (Minnesota) were taken in the first nine picks of the 2007 Draft, which marked the first time three college teammates were selected that high • In his junior campaign (2006-07), in the title game, his 18 points and 12 rebounds led the Gators to an 84-75 victory over Ohio State (at the Georgia Dome) • Had career-bests of 13.2 points and 9.5 rebounds (team-high, second in the SEC), in addition to blocking 1.8 shots (.608 FG%, .644 FT%) in 38 games • As a sophomore (2005-06), tallied 11.3 points, a team-high 7.7 rebounds (sixth in the SEC) and 1.7 blocks (also sixth in the conference) • Led the Gators to their first-ever NCAA basketball championship, cruising to a 73-57 win over UCLA • Exceeded expectations as a freshman (2004-05), averaging 5.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.6 blocks (.480 FG%, .582 FT%) in 32 games.

PERSONAL INFO:
Born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic • Married 2003 Miss Universe Amelia Vega in Santo Domingo (DR) on December 24, 2011 • His parents are Alfredo "Tito" Horford and Arelis Reynoso • Tito played three years in the NBA with Milwaukee (1988-90) and Washington (1993-94) • Has three brothers and two sisters • Brother Jon is in his junior season at Michigan • A telecommunications major at Florida, would work in TV or real estate if he wasn't playing pro ball • Has continued work towards his degree since leaving Gainesville • Has hosted basketball camps in Atlanta, Michigan and the Dominican Republic • The first player in the league to co-direct a night of programming at Atlanta’s NBA TV studios • A two-time winner of the NBA’s Community Assist Award (February ’08 and March ‘11) • In 2011, donated $23,000 to Direct Relief International to help the people of Japan recover from the tsunami and earthquake • Has hosted holiday parties for underprivileged kids • Supports Atlanta-area Hispanic youth groups, including the STAR House and La Amistad, where he has conducted Reading Timeouts and donated tickets to Hawks games • Earned the Jason Collier Memorial Trophy at the end of the ’09 season, presented annually to the individual who best exemplifies the characteristics Collier displayed off the court as a community ambassador • Loves all types of music and is a very good ping-pong player • Considers his mom the person he admires the most • He's visited the White House on two occasions following the NCAA championship and says if he could be anyone for a day it would be the President • Enjoys eating white rice and black beans, beef and chicken dishes and sweet plantains • Horford's favorite actor and actress - Denzel Washington and Jessica Alba • His favorite movie is “Dark Knight Rises” and top TV show is “American Dad” • Wears size 17 basketball shoes • Is on twitter @Al_Horford.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 60GP 1954MIN 340FGM 718FGA 47.4FG% 783PM 2203PA 35.53P% 94FTM 119FTA 79FT% 86OREB 327DREB 413REB 305AST 103TOV 45STL 83BLK 122PF 8DD2 0TD3 852PTS 197+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016BOS6060195485234071847.47822035.59411979863274133054583103122197
2015ATL828226311249529104850.58825634.410312979.814844859626368121107163231
2014ATL76762318115651996553.8113630.610714175.91314135442446898100121287
2013ATL292995753823842056.741136.4588568.266178244762744645673
2012ATL747427561289576106054.3365013420864.41955627572407878147163162
2011ATL11113471365710355.3010223073.3265177241014162152
2010ATL77772703117851392155.7245015018879.8182536718266598011919346
2009ATL81812844114846784755.11110021327078.92365637991895991122225456
2008ATL6767224277331259452.501014920572.7145479624163539510319015
2007ATL8177253982133366849.905015521273.12485377851246076137267-114

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