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Will Al Horford finish what he started when he first came to Boston?


     Remember when Al Horford chose to sign with the Boston Celtics all those years ago. The excitement of finally getting that big name free agent. What he brought with his skill set on both ends of the floor. He could post you up, knock down the midrange shot or even hit some threes. Defensively he anchored those Celtics teams. He was the leader of that team when they nearly knocked the Cavaliers out. 

     Then Al decided to go and sign with the Sixers. Was there ever an offer or attempt to bring him back? Did Philly over pay? Philly was the favorite with Al and Embid in the front court yet it didn't work out that way. Eventually Al would be dealt to OKC where when he played and looked pretty good, until he was shut down. 

     Then the news broke that Al was coming back to Boston in a trade for Kemba Walker.  Al may be a little longer in the tooth but he has some unfinished business in Boston. Will his return bring that veteran leadership the Celtics have been lacking? His skill set is still there and he won't be looked at to carry the young guys anymore. Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum's games have grown so now Al can be a complimentary piece. 

     With new Coach Ime Udoka, as well as the rest of the Celtics team, can Al help bring banner 18 to Boston? Will he complete that goal he had coming to Boston all those years ago? Let's hope he can and does! 

     

      
 

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