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AL HORFORD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Atlanta Hawks: 3 reasons Al Horford will be an All-Star

The Atlanta Hawks’ season went slightly downhill last year when they lost center Al Horford, who is arguably the face of the franchise. Horford was undoubtedly the Hawks leader on and off the court. He led the Hawks by averaging 18.6 points and 8.4 rebounds per game during the 29 games he played before the injury. During that stretch he shot nearly 57 percent from the floor and...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks GM Danny Ferry to take indefinite leave of absence

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry will take an indefinite leave of absence, effective immediately, CEO Steve Koonin announced Friday. Ferry’s leave of absence comes in the wake of racial comments made in a conference call with team owners in regards to veteran forward Luol Deng. Head coach Mike Budenholzer will assume oversight of the basketball operations department...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Can the team recover without Danny Ferry?

In late April, Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling took some heat for a racist voicemail he left for his girlfriend urging her not to bring African Americans to his stadium. Donald Sterling received a lifetime ban and was forced to sell the team. The Clippers’ players responded by wearing their jerseys inside-out in pregame warmups. The Atlanta Hawks never garnish national...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Three potential draft targets for the Atlanta Hawks

With the NBA Draft only 18 days away it’s safe to say that most front offices have officially entered panic mode. Decisions on whether to trade up, down or out in the first round or what positions should be targeted for each team is something every teams general manager and coaching staff has discussed heavily already. For the Atlanta Hawks, the idea of trading up is most definitely...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Atlanta Hawks trade up in the NBA Draft?

The Atlanta Hawks currently are sitting with the 15th pick in this year’s NBA Draft. While there are good and serviceable players available in the middle of the first draft, none seem to be franchise changing players. Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Atlanta’s general manger Danny Ferry is aware that Sacramento would be willing to move their eighth...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Horford on track to return for training camp

Al Horford is on track for next season's training camp, but the Hawks center won't be able to play for the Dominican Republic's national team this summer as he rehabs from a torn right pectoral muscle. In a statement released by the Hawks on Wednesday, Dr. Xavier Duralde said "Al is doing very well and has progressed as expected as he rehabilitates his right pectoral...
Via Fox Sports South
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks' Horford talks about injury, rehab

ATLANTA -- Speaking for the first time since he suffered a torn right pectoral muscle on Dec. 26, Hawks center Al Horford was in a good mood on Thursday, laughing at his own expense at the injury that has ended his season. The Hawks have sorely missed the presence of their two-time All-Star, as they have lost 13 of 15 games entering Thursday's game with Milwaukee at Philips Arena...
Via Fox Sports South
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Horford proud, nervous for brother's title shot

ATLANTA Hawks forward Al Horford doesnt feel anxious when he plays. But when he's viewing sports as a fan, everything changes. That's the role Horford will play on Monday night when his brother, John, suits up for Michigan against Louisville in the NCAA title game at the Georgia Dome. "I don't get nervous when I play, I never do," Al Horford said. "I...
Via Fox Sports South
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss
EYE CANDY

Kid ogles cheerleader at Hawks game

Atlanta Hawks center/power forward Al Horford’s little brother got an eye full as a well-endowed Hawks cheerleader served snacks to spectators at the game against the Washington Wizards Wednesday night. The expression on his face is priceless.
Via Speleb
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Hawks' Horford graduates to elder statesman

ATLANTA In the best of times, Al Horford, at 6-foot-10, 250 pounds, is an under-sized center and more suited to playing power forward. Now consider that when the two-time All-Star returned from nearly four months out with a torn pectoral muscle last May in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, Horford had to battle the behemoths in the post without having all of his strength back...
Via Fox Sports South
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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