Posted April 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Al Horford
TEAMS: Atlanta Hawks
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Hawks center Al Horford says he's definitely out for the first-round playoff series against Boston. Horford has missed most of the season recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle. After practicing four-on-four earlier in the week, Horford was optimistic about returning to face the Celtics. But he conceded that his left arm just isn't strong enough to endure the wear-and-tear of a grueling playoff series. Horford is still hoping to play in the second round if the Hawks advance.
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