Al Horford has been meeting with multiple teams to discuss a contract that he would feel comfortable with. It turns out the race is finally over and Horford has signed with the Boston Celtics. Horford let everyone know via Twitter with this clever tweet:
Celtic Pride!!!!!! ??????????????????
— Al Horford (@Al_Horford) July 2, 2016
Hawks offer to Al Horford topped out at $136 million over 5 years, sources said.
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 2, 2016
Horford is a stud in the NBA and he will give the Celtics an interior presence that they desperately needed. With this signing, it looks like the Celtics are starting to look like contenders in the Eastern Conference.