Al Horford plans to sign a four-year, $113M deal with the Boston Celtics, league sources tells @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 2, 2016
Horford had reportedly been close to striking a deal with the Hawks after a late push.
Sources: Tremendous momentum for Hawks in final hours, w/ Horford returning and giving Hawks chance. In end, Hawks, Horford $6M total apart.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 2, 2016
Horford confirmed the deal on Twitter.
Celtic Pride!!!!!!— Al Horford (@Al_Horford) July 2, 2016
The Hawks reportedly offered Horford a five-year, $136 million deal. He's getting an over extra million per year with Boston. The Washington Wizards were also in the mix for Horford, but it's the Celtics who have landed the top-tier player they've been looking for this offseason. The addition of Horford could help the team in their pursuit of Kevin Durant, although the Thunder are still the favorites.Back to the Boston Celtics Newsfeed