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Al Horford had 12 points, 13 rebounds, one steal and three blocks in 31 minutes on Wednesday.
Peachtree Hoops 2 hours ago

Al Horford makes regular season return against Raptors

Al Horford returned to action for the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night for the first time since last season's season ending pectoral injury. It has been a long wait but Al Horford made his regular season return in Wednesday's season opening loss by the Atlanta Hawks to the Toronto Raptors. The Horford we saw on Wednesday wasn't quite the same one we have seen in previous seasons just yet but he is progressing and returning to form. Horford talked about his regular season return with Holly MacKenzie after the game. "I felt okay," Horford said "I was a little winded at times and offensively I...
Pounding The Rock 7 hours ago

NBA Preview: Atlanta Hawks

Aside from the front office apocalypse, things look promising. Atlanta Hawks: Prediction: 3rd in the Eastern Conference 2014 Record: 38-44 Coach: Mike Budenholzer Significant Additions: F Adreian Payne (draft), G Thabo Sefolosha (trade), G Kent Bazemore (free agent) Significant Subtractions: G Lou Williams (trade), F Cartier Martin (free agent), C Lucas Nogueria (trade) Projected Starters: C Al Horford, F Paul Millsap, F DeMarre Carroll, G Kyle Korver, G Jeff Teague (8/10): Horford is the key to everything here. If he regains his old form, then the Hawks instantly have one of the better...
Rotoworld 14 hours ago

Al Horford double-doubles in opener - Al Horford (F/C) Atlanta Hawks

Al Horford had 12 points, 13 rebounds, one steal and three blocks in 31 minutes on Wednesday.
Peachtree Hoops Oct 29, 2014

Hawks vs Raptors preview: Atlanta opens regular season in Toronto

The Atlanta Hawks open the 2014-15 regular season on the road in a tough matchup against the Toronto Raptors. After an encouraging preseason slate of game, the Atlanta Hawks open the 2014-15 regular season Wednesday night with a difficult road matchup against the Toronto Raptors. Wednesday's test should be a good one against a Raptors team that has plenty of expectations and according to many, is the favorite in the Atlantic Division. The Hawks come into the game healthy which is a must after last season's injury plagued campaign. Al Horford has yet to declare himself 100 percent recovered...
Oklahoman Oct 28, 2014

NBA teams announce 15-man opening day rosters

NBA teams announced their 15-man opening day rosters for the 2014-15 season Monday. Here they are, alphabetically: Atlanta Hawks Pero Antic, Kent Bazemore, DeMarre Carroll, Al Horford, John Jenkins, Shelvin Mack, Paul Millsap, Mike Muscala, Adreian Payne, Dennis Schroder, Mike Scott, Thabo Sefolosha, Jeff Teague.Read more on NewsOK.com
Peachtree Hoops Oct 27, 2014

Atlanta Hawks Predictions: Season record, Team MVP and more

In Part 2 of our season predictions we take a stab at who the best player will be for the Atlanta Hawks and where they will stand in the Eastern Conference. If you missed Part 1 in our season predictions series then go take a look here. Otherwise lets get right to it. Who will be the Hawks best player this season? (Jason Walker) Al Horford will play (almost) a full season and will, by the end of the season, be back to where he was before his second pectoral injury shelved him last season, which was on his way to a third all-star season and career highs in all the counting and analytical...
Peachtree Hoops Oct 19, 2014

Al Horford working his way back for the Atlanta Hawks

Al Horford is still working his way back from last season's pectoral injury but is pleased with the progress he has made. Al Horford returned to the court for the Atlanta Hawks last week and is slowly working his way back into form. Horford scored six of his 12 points in the fourth quarter of Saturday's loss to Detroit and appears to be getting more comfortable each time out. "It's going to take, for me, just time," Horford told reporters following the game. "I will keep getting in game situations, start that chemistry again with Jef and get it going. I need to catch up with everybody...
Peachtree Hoops Oct 15, 2014

Al Horford debut sparks yet another discussion of Horford playing center

Ok. Alternate Headline: Bad news for Kris Willis as the Horford is a natural power forward debate hatches a new angle. Al Horford made his long awaited return to the court Tuesday night and the terrific Rick Kamla and Steve Smith (Hawks hero version) discussed Al's return to the court, featuring a discussion on whether Al's history of injuring his pectoral muscles stems from....playing center. Al Horford returned last night, but is he BACK yet? The #GameTime crew breaks it down http://t.co/FAn7PbaQB8 #Hawks pic.twitter.com/Z2DK1lZvwk — NBA.com (@NBAcom) October 15, 2014 Full...
Peachtree Hoops Oct 14, 2014
Al Horford injury: Hawks center to return to starting lineup against Heat

Al Horford injury: Hawks center to return to starting lineup against Heat

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford will make his return to the court in tonight's game against the Miami Heat. The Atlanta Hawks will have their full complement of players available for Tuesday's preseason game against the Miami Heat. Al Horford will return to the starting lineup for the first time since suffering a season-ending pectoral injury last season. He's back! @Al_Horford will start tonight's game in Miami. — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) October 14, 2014 Kent Bazemore and Pero Antic will also make their preseason debut for the Hawks against the Heat. Al Horford, Pero Antic and...
Peachtree Hoops Oct 14, 2014
Will Al Horford trade rumors swirl this season?

Will Al Horford trade rumors swirl this season?

Grantland's Zach Lowe predicts trade rumors will swirl around Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford this season Over at Grantland, Zach Lowe makes "33 Crazy Predictions" for the upcoming NBA season and says that trade rumors will once again emerge around Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford. It happened in stealth mode last season, when the Hawks reached out to a select group and made it known that Horford could be had for the right price - including an unprotected 2014 first-round pick, per several league sources. Nothing materialized, and Horford is ready to return from another torn pectoral...

Al Horford's next game

Atlanta Hawks starting center Al Horford is methodically working his way through his rehab program after suffering a torn right pectoral muscle last s...
Peachtree Hoops Oct 10, 2014
Al Horford, Kent Bazemore, Pero Antic won't play against Grizzlies

Al Horford, Kent Bazemore, Pero Antic won't play against Grizzlies

Al Horford, Kent Bazemore and Pero Antic will sit out Saturday's exhibition game against the Memphis Grizzlies The Atlanta Hawks will be without center's Al Horford and Pero Antic along with guard Kent Bazemore when they take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday according to the AJC's Chris Vivlamore. Horford and Bazemore both returned to full contact practice earlier this week and are on pace to return soon. Horford continues to recover from last season's season-ending pectoral injury and is on pace to be ready by the season opener. Bazemore is recovering from a foot injury that he...
Peachtree Hoops Oct 8, 2014
Al Horford injury: Hawks' center takes part in full contact practice - (Updated)

Al Horford injury: Hawks' center takes part in full contact practice - (Updated)

Al Horford took part in full contact practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a torn pectoral muscle last season. Al Horford continues to inch closer to a return to the court. Chris Vivlamore reports that Horford took part in full contact 5-on-5 drills on Wednesday and he is now waiting to see how his body responds to the added workload. Al Horford said he played 5-on-5 full contact today. How his body responds tomorrow will by key to return. #ATLHawks — Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) October 8, 2014 Horford is on the fast track to returning and if he feels ok on...
Peachtree Hoops Oct 7, 2014
Al Horford cleared for additional work; Nearing return

Al Horford cleared for additional work; Nearing return

The Atlanta Hawks opened their preseason without Al Horford, but it appears as if the big man will be back in full without much delay. The Atlanta Hawks began their preseason schedule with a victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night, but there were a few notable faces not on the floor for the home team. Chief among them was center Al Horford, who is still in recovery from pectoral surgery during last season, but on Monday, Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta-Journal Constitution brought news that Horford has been cleared to begin playing 2-on-2 with contact. Vivlamore notes that...
Rotoworld Oct 6, 2014

Elton Brand will start for Horford on Monday - Elton Brand (F/C) Atlanta Hawks

Elton Brand will start at center in place of Al Horford (pectoral) on Monday.

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