NBA playoffs 2017
Al Horford

#42C

Al

Horford

NBA playoffs 2017
2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
POSTSEASON 33.9 58.4 51.9 75.9 15.1 6.6 5.4 0.8
CAREER STATS 33.3 52.8 34.6 74.8 14.3 8.7 3 1.2

HEIGHT

6 ft10 in

/ 2.08m

WEIGHT

245 lbs

/ 111.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

Cavaliers Celtics 2017 Playoffs Conference Finals Series Recap

Relive the Cavaliers victory over the Celtics in the 2017 Eastern Conference finals.

0041600305 CLE BOS GM5 RECAP

LeBron James scores 35 points and passes Michael Jordan to become all-time playoff scoring leader, as the Cavaliers defeat the Celtics, in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

20170524 fam cam al horford celtics gm4

Al Horford scores a tough basket during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

0041600304 BOS CLE GM4 RECAP

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 76 points as the Cavaliers defeat the Celtics, 112-99 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

0041600304 vo bos jerebko 3 q4

Al Horford drives and kicks out to Jonas Jerebko for a three-pointer from the corner.

0041600304 vo bos horford assist q3

Al Horford dishes a nice bounce pass to a cutting Kelly Olynyk for the layup.

0041600304 vo bos horford layup q1

Marcus Smart finds Al Horford cutting to the rim and Horford finishes the layup over two defenders.

0041600303 bos cle gm3 recap

Avery Bradley sinks the game-winning bucket and records 20 points, Marcus Smart adds 27 points as the Celtics take Game 3 in Cleveland.

0041600303 bos cle horford three 4q

Al Horford knocks down the three from the wing and after review, his toe was behind the line.

0041600303 bos cle horford hook 1q

Al Horford works into the paint and knocks down the hook shot for the early 2-0 lead. It is the Celtics first lead in the series.

0041600302 CLE BOS gm2 recap

LeBron James scores 30 points and dishes out 7 assists as the Cavaliers defeat the Celtics, 130-86 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

0041600301 CLE BOS GM1 RECAP

LeBron James scores 38 points, grabs nine rebounds and hands out seven assist to lead the Cavaliers to the Game 1 victory over the Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, 117-104. Kevin Love added 32 points and 12 rebounds in the victory.

0041600301 vo bos horford dunk q2

Isaiah Thomas passes to Al Horford who has a wide open lane for the dunk.

20170516 top 10 blocks of the Conference Semifinals

Here are the top 10 blocks from the Conference Semifinals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs.

0041600207 WAS BOS gm7 RECAP

Bradley Beal scores 38 points but Isaiah Thomas's double-double and Kelly Olynyk's 26 points leads the Celtics over the Wizards in Game 7 and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.

0041600207 vo was bos horford and1 q3

Al Horford drives to the rim and finishes through Marcin Gortat for the layup plus the foul.

20170512 Top 5

Take a look at the top action from this Friday in the NBA Playoffs on the Top 5.

0041600206 BOS WAS GM6 RECAP

Bradley Beal scores 33 points and John Wall adds 26, including the game-winning three, to lead the Wizards to victory over the Celtics and force a Game 7 in their Eastern Conference semifinals series. Isaiah Thomas scores 27 in the loss for the Celtics.

20170512 dunks day

Check out all the high-flying, rim-rocking action from Friday night in the NBA with the Dunks Of The Day.

0041600206 vo BOS WAS LAST 90 SEC Q4

Check out the wild finish to Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Celtics and Wizards.


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 68GP 2193MIN 379FGM 801FGA 47.3FG% 863PM 2423PA 35.53P% 108FTM 135FTA 80FT% 95OREB 370DREB 465REB 337AST 115TOV 52STL 86BLK 138PF 8DD2 0TD3 952PTS 215+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016BOS6868219395237980147.38624235.510813580953704653375286115138215
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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