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Oct 22, 2014
Rotoworld
Al Horford played 27 minutes and had 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals on Wednesday.
Rotoworld Oct 22, 2014

Al Horford played well in 27 minutes - Al Horford (F/C) Atlanta Hawks

Al Horford played 27 minutes and had 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals on Wednesday.
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.
Peachtree Hoops Oct 4, 2014

Pero Antic injury: Hawks' center suffers broken nose

Pero Antic will miss the Hawks' first preseason game on Monday due to a broken nose that he suffered in practice. Atlanta Hawks center Pero Antic underwent surgery on Friday for a broken nose that he suffered during Thursday's practice in Athens. Antic will miss Monday's preseason opener against New Orleans. With Antic sidelined and Al Horford still limited in his return from last season's pectoral muscle, the Hawks will go into Monday's game with a likely rotation at center consisting of Elton Brand, Mike Muscala and Dexter Pittman. Rookie Adreian Payne could also see some minutes at the...
Rotoworld Oct 2, 2014

Horford says Payne is explosive - Adreian Payne (F) Atlanta Hawks

Al Horford said Adreian Payne has been explosive at training camp.
Peachtree Hoops Oct 1, 2014
Atlanta Hawks Training Camp: Al Horford ok with playing center

Atlanta Hawks Training Camp: Al Horford ok with playing center

Al Horford puts to rest one of the most annoying storylines of the past several years. Al Horford put to rest one of the more annoying storylines that seems to pop up on the internet every year about this time when he told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Monday that he was fine with playing center position for the Atlanta Hawks. "The league is changing so much and we are playing at a faster pace," Horford said. "In this offense, the way I look at it, the 4 and the 5 are very interchangeable. Paul (Millsap) and I can both play inside and out. It works here. Before it might not have...
Peachtree Hoops Sep 30, 2014

VIDEO: Al Horford on the upcoming season, Danny Ferry and more

Al Horford discusses the upcoming season, Danny Ferry and more during Monday's media day for the Atlanta Hawks.
Peachtree Hoops Sep 26, 2014
NBA 2K15: Atlanta Hawks Player Ratings, Paul Millsap, Al Horford and more

NBA 2K15: Atlanta Hawks Player Ratings, Paul Millsap, Al Horford and more

2K Sports is currently releasing the overall ratings for players included in NBA 2K15. We do the dirty work and round up all of the rankings released so far for the Atlanta Hawks. 2K Sports continues to release the overall rankings of players for the upcoming release of NBA 2K15 on October 7. Players numbers 424-31 have been released and if you missed our earlier round up please check out Part 1. Here are the NBA 2K15 overall ratings for five more key Atlanta Hawks players: 85 - Paul Millsap83 - Al Horford 78 - Kyle Korver 78 - Jeff Teague 75 - DeMarre Carroll Happy to see Paul Millsap...

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