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Al Horford's calming presence back in the fold


     Having Al Horford back in green and white is a sign of good things to come this season. An experienced, veteran who can calm the waters with a young team. A player who keeps his cool demeanor on the floor and locker room. He's won in Boston before, and now he needs to guide this team through to the next level.

          As seen here in my esteemed colleagues tweet. He has proven to be that counselor to guys like Marcus Smart, now the point guard this season. Will Al be able to help the Wolverine grow and become the facilitator this team truly needs? Does Al have that quality that Udonis Haslem had in guiding a young Heat team to the bubble finals?

     Tatum and Brown are ready for that next step as stars. Al is the perfect Jedi Master for them! Both JT and JB have respect and admiration for Al. Jayson and Jaylen are now becoming more developed physically and mentally for the game! Al can be there to teach, to guide them to greatness. If it wasn't for poor shooting,  coaching in game 7 vs the Cavs the Celtics could have made the Finals.

     Al Horford brings a special skill set to this team. Let's hope the Force is with him! The sky is the limit for this year's team. No matter where the "pundits" put them. This writer expects a great year of growth, hard work, winning, and to see Celtic Pride on all ends of the floor! 

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