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How Al Horford's Post Game Resurrected the Boston Celtics

The Celtics shouldn't be seven wins from an NBA championship, but their five-time All-Star's improved post game has helped make the impossible a reality.
Michael Pina
5.14.18
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The Outlet Pass: Superstar Kemba, God Mode Horford, and the New Look Knicks

A weekly roundup of observations, questions, and predictions from Michael Pina's NBA notebook.
Michael Pina
11.2.17
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The Boston Celtics' Al Horford Conundrum

Starting center Al Horford is integral to the Boston Celtics' success this season, but he also exacerbates what is likely the team’s biggest issue heading into the 2017 NBA playoffs.
​Jared Dubin
4.5.17
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Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics Evolve, Despite a Slow Start

It's been a rocky season so far in Boston, but Isaiah Thomas has kept Brad Stevens' team competitive.
Howard Megdal
12.1.16
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Twenty Bold Predictions for the 2016-17 NBA Season

It's a fascinating time for a fascinating league—all the more so if even half these projections actually come true.
Michael Pina
10.25.16
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In Al Horford, Brad Stevens Has an All-Star and a Perfect Fit

Few NBA players are more well-rounded—or more consistently excellent in more ways—than Al Horford. We talked to Brad Stevens about how he'll use his new star.
Michael Pina
8.31.16
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Big Men And Big Movement In NBA Free Agency

Kevin Durant is free agency's biggest story, but a bunch of talented veteran big men changed teams in the early days of free agency. Here's the rundown.
​Jared Dubin
7.6.16
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By the Numbers, the Most Likely NBA Free Agent Bargains and Busts

NBA free agency is about to begin. As the league's salary cap explodes, here's an analytic look at the players who will end up providing the most and least bang for the buck.
Kevin Broom
6.30.16
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The Case for Blowing It Up, and Building It Back Fast, in Atlanta

After Sam Hinkie's tenure in Philadelphia, tanking is out of fashion in the NBA. But if the Atlanta Hawks are willing to punt one season, it could change everything.
Michael Pina
6.24.16
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The Atlanta Hawks and Learning to Fall in Love Again

Last year, the Hawks had something beautiful going. This year, it's all fallen apart. It's time to figure out what made this relationship work in the first place.
Alex Siquig
3.3.16
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Watching Al Horford, the NBA's Most Reasonable Superstar

The Atlanta Hawks are not a team that delivers much in the way of inspiration, but their centerpiece star still manages to make reasonable basketball beautiful.
Robert O'Connell
1.26.16
Highlights

Al Horford Ejected After Elbowing Matthew Dellavedova

Al Horford was ejected for elbowing Matthew Dellavedova in the second quarter of game three, but he at least had a reason for being pissed.
Sean Newell
5.25.15
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