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AL HORFORD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Al Horford might be available. Should the Celtics be interested?

Much like the player's general demeanor, at least when he's not trying to collect a gambling debt from Paul Pierce, Zack Lowe reported in his most recent column that the Atlanta Haws have been quietly exploring a trade for their longest tenured player, big man Al HorfordThe Atlanta Hawks quietly reached out to a select group of teams last season making Al Horford available...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Quietly Explored Al Horford Trade Last Season

The Atlanta Hawks quietly reached out to a select group of teams last season making Al Horford available, according to sources. The Hawks were seeking "the right price - including an unprotected 2014 first round pick." Horford was injured last season, but is healthy again and remains one of the NBA's most productive big men when healthy.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Injury Update: Al Horford likely to play an exhibition game this week

The Atlanta Hawks head into tonight's game against the Miami Heat with a 1-1 record on the preseason. The team looks to improve upon a 2013-2014 season in which they won 38 games and were in the middle of the pack in points per game and points allowed per game. One key for the season is the health of Al Horford, who lead the team in scoring at 18.6 points per game, but played...
Via NBA Injury News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Horford likely to play in exhibition game this week

It’s likely that Al Horford will play in at least one of the Hawks’ three exhibition games this week. The center has been out with a torn right pectoral muscle suffered 29 games into last season. The team has brought him along slowly through training camp. It appears that his rehabilitation has progressed to the point where he can soon get back on a court against an opposing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Back from torn muscle, Al Horford joins Hawks' 5-on-5 drills

  Atlanta Hawks management had to spend too much of the offseason saying ''We're sorry.'' Hawks players have a different message in training camp: ''We're better.'' Optimism is based on improved depth and a better understanding of second-year coach Mike Budenholzer's ball-movement system. Twelve players return from last season's team...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Injury Update: Al Horford participates in full practice

The Atlanta Hawks get set to begin the preseason following a 2013-2014 season in which they won 38 games. The Hawks playoffs as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. After battling the Pacers in the first round, they lost four games to three to end their season. The Hawks played nearly two-thirds of the season without starting center Al Horford, who had season ending surgery...
Via NBA Injury News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Horford is fine remaining at center

There was an interesting tidbit from my interview with Al Horford Tuesday after the Hawks opened training camp on the campus of the University of Georgia. As a final question, Horford was asked – one more time – about playing center another season as he returns from a torn pectoral muscle. The 6-foot-10 Horford has played the position all seven seasons in the NBA although many...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks Injury Update: Al Horford not yet cleared for contact

After tearing his right pectoral muscle last season, Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford has not yet been cleared for contact as they begin training camp. Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer told Chris Vivlamore on Thursday that the former All-Star has made good progress but will still be limited and "held out of contact" as camp begins.Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsCoach...
Via NBA Injury News
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 14, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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