- June 25, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
By Matthew Geagan, CBS Boston
BOSTON (CBS) — Al Horford is back in Boston, and the veteran big man couldn’t be happier. He’s eager to take care of some unfinished business with the Celtics.
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That is, of course, raising another banner for a franchise that has plenty of them. Though the Celtics flirted with a trip to the Finals in two of his three seasons, Horford was never able to accomplish that ultimate goal. Now he’s even hungrier for another crack at it in his second go-around in green.
Boston re-acquired Horford in the Kemba Walker trade, after he spent the last two seasons in Philadelphia and Oklahoma City. Horford left Boston in the summer of 2019 for a massive contract from the Philadelphia 76ers, but he quickly found that life isn’t always greener because of a truckload of cash.
Horford wasn’t a fit in Philly next to Joel Embiid, and he spent…