Al Horford

Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso shortly named Al Horford is a Dominican professional basketball player. He is playing for the current team, Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His playing position is Power forward / Center. Starting off his basketball career by playing for the University of Florida for the Gators, he was drafted with the third overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks, a team he played nine seasons with before joining the Celtics in 2016. In November 2010, the Atlanta Hawks inked a contract extension with him worth $60 million, which secured his stay with them for 5 more years. In July 2016, the Boston Celtics signed him up as a restricted free agent on a four-year contract worth $113 million. He signed a four-year, $97 million (with $12 million in bonuses) contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. He is the highest-paid Latin American basketball player. In the year 2008, he made his first TV show appearance on the sports talk show, “Rome Is Burning”.

Philadelphia 76ers to trade Al Horford to pick for Danny Green

The Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday agreed to trade veteran big man Al Horford and a package of draft pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Philadelphia is sending Horford, the No. 34 overall picks in Wednesday night’s NBA Draft, a lightly protected 2025 first-round selection, and the draft rights to Serbian guard Vasilije Micic to the Thunder in exchange for guards Danny Green and Terrance Ferguson. The 34-year-old Horford signed a four-year, $109 million contract with the 76ers as a free agent last summer. In his lone season in Philadelphia, he averaged 11.9 points his fewest since the 2008-09 campaign, and 6.8 rebounds per game.

Known For

Being a well-known and active basketball player.

Being a five-time All-Star in the NBA.

What is Al Horford’s birthplace?

Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso was born on June 3, 1986, in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, with the full name Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso. His nationality is Dominican, and his ethnicity is Dominican-Black. His ethnicity is Black. He is of Dominican and Bahamian descent. His zodiac sign is Gemini. Tito Horford (father), a former professional basketball player, and Arelis Reynoso (mother) are his parents (mother). Anna Horford (Younger Sister) (Social Media Star), Maria Horford (Younger Sister), Josh Horford (Younger Brother), and Jon Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Horford Hor (Brother). He currently resides in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. He went to Grand Ledge High School for his studies. He earned an athletic scholarship to the University of Florida after graduating. In 2007, he earned his bachelor’s degree from the university.

How was Al Horford’s basketball career?

Horford initially attended Florida on an athletic scholarship. He was a member of Billy Donovan’s coaching staff at the time. During the 2004-2005 season, he assisted the Gators in winning the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Gators captured the SEC championship for the second time in 2005-2006.

During the 2006 season, he was forced to miss a number of games due to injury. Following his recovery, he became the fourth player on his team to hit 1,000 career points against Kentucky.

On June 28, 2007, the Atlanta Hawks picked him with the third overall selection in the NBA draft. On July 9th, he signed his rookie scale contract with the Hawks.

In 81 games (77 starts), he averaged 10.1 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.9 blocks, 0.7 steals, and 31.4 minutes per game.

In the 2008-2009 season, he started all 67 games he appeared in, averaging 11.5 points, 9.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.4 blocks, and 0.8 steals in 33.5 minutes.

In the 2009-2010 season, he became the first Hawks draft pick to be selected to the All-Star team. In 81 games, he scored 14.2 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.1 blocks, and 0.7 steals in 35.1 minutes (.551 field goal percentage,.789 free throw percentage).

On November 1, 2010, he signed a five-year, $60 million contract extension with the Hawks.

During the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend, he was an All-Star. He was also a part of the Atlanta Shooting Stars team that won the competition.

In the 2010-2011 season, he scored 15.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.0 block, and 0.8 steals (.557 FG percent,.500 3FG percent,.798 FT percent).

He had surgery to repair the muscle on January 17th and was expected to be out for three to four months.

In the 2012-2013 season, he started all 74 games he appeared in, averaging 17.4 points, 10.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.1 blocks, and 1.1 steals in 37.2 minutes.

On November 26, 2012, he was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the first time in his career.

During the 2013-2014 season, he had nine double-doubles and scored in double figures 28 times, including 13 20-point games and one 30-point game.

During the 2014-2015 season, he appeared in 76 regular-season games.

On January 13, 2015, he had his first career triple-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in a 105-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

During the 2015-2016 season, he appeared in all 82 regular-season games for the first time in his career.

On July 1, 2016, he became an unrestricted free agent. On July 8, he agreed to a four-year, $113 million deal with the Boston Celtics.

On October 26, 2016, he made his Celtics debut, scoring 11 points in a 122-117 victory over the Brooklyn Nets in the team’s season opener.

In a 105-99 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on March 19, 2017, he set a season high with 27 points.

In a 113-101 loss to the Raptors on October 19, 2018, he had 14 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists.

He signed with the Philadelphia 76ers on July 10, 2019. He signed a four-year, $97 million deal (with $12 million in bonuses) as an unrestricted free agent.

Al Horford’s Accomplishments and Honors

5 All-Stars in the NBA (2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2018)

Third Team All-NBA (2011)

Second Team All-NBA Defensive (2018)

All-Rookie First Team in the NBA (2008)

NCAA champion No. 2 (2006, 2007)

NABC second-team All-American (2007)

AP All-American third team (2007)

MVP of the SEC Tournament (2007)

Who is Al Horford’s wife?

Al Horford is a husband and father. He married Amelia Vega, a stunning lady. Amelia, his wife, is well-known for becoming the first woman of Dominican descent to win Miss Universe in 2006 at the Latin Pride Awards. Since meeting for the first time almost four years ago, they started dating. He was certain that Amelia was the one he would marry when they began dating. They married in a lavish and romantic wedding ceremony in the year 2011. Ean, their son, was born in February of 2015. The couple welcomed Alia, a baby girl, into their family in 2016. He is not gay and has a straight sexual orientation.

Back then, he dated Nia Riley in the year 2008 for a year. Their love life ended in the year 2009.

What is the Net Worth of Al Horford?

Al Horford is a professional basketball player who has made a huge amount of money throughout his career. He signed a 4 year / $109,000,000 contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, including $97,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $27,250,000. Back then, he signed a four-year, $113 million contract with the Celtics in 2016 which averages his salary to be $28.25 million annually. As of 2020, the net worth of Al Horford is estimated to have $60 Million. He is also making a good amount of money from endorsements. His endorsements include brands like Intel, Nike, Unilever among others. His major source of wealth comes from his basketball career.

How tall is Al Horford?

With an athletic body build, Al Horford stands tall at the height of 6 ft 10 in or 208 cm. His balanced weight consists of 111 Kg or 245 lbs. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. He has a tall height with an athletic physique. He maintains his body a lot by doing frequent exercise, yoga, and physical activities. He is a fitness freak. He usually consumes somewhere between 3500-4000 calories per day.

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