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Magic expect to be active players in free agency, could target Al Horford

The Orlando Magic sound as if they have some big plans this summer. The organization is being quite transparent about their plans to be active players in free agency under new coach Frank Vogel. “The first part of the plan and the process is to develop your own [players] and grow your own [players],” said Magic CEO Alex Martins, via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

A closer look at the Al-Horford-to-the-Rockets rumors

Horford was mentioned in last week's Rocket Fuel, but is he a good fit for the team? With the Dwight Howard situation dissolving publicly right before our very eyes, it's looking less and less likely that D-12 returns to Houston. Despite Howard's public statements that he has yet to make an official decision in regards to his player option, the writing is undoubtedly on the wall...
Via The Dream Shake
2 days ago

Report: Rockets target Horford to replace Dwight Howard

Still without a head coach, the Houston Rockets are soon going to have to transition to free agency and the draft. Coming off a disappointing 41-41 season that saw them eliminated from the playoffs in the first round, the Rockets have a rather interesting summer ahead of them. Star center Dwight Howard will likely opt out of his contract, leaving Houston with the necessary ammo...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Horford wants to remain with Hawks next season

Al Horford will have plenty of suitors this offseason, the Boston Celtics included. But that doesn’t necessarily mean he’s played his last game in an Atlanta Hawks uniform. Horford, set to become an unrestricted free agent July 1, gave a vote of confidence for his current club after the Cleveland Cavaliers ended its season with a four-game sweep in the second round of the NBA...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Dennis Schröder connects with Al Horford for alley-oop

Check out the timing on this play between Dennis Schroder and Al Horford in the 4th quarter of game one against the Cleveland Cavaliers…. Schroder to Horford alley oop! — Crossover Chronicles (@crossoverNBA) May 3, 2016 Schroder to HORFORD! #NBARapidReplay #CAVSvHAWKS — NBA (@NBA) May 3, 2016 The post Watch: Dennis Schröder...
Via Crossover Chronicles
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks' Al Horford: ‘I’m very happy in Atlanta’

Al Horford has had enough of your frivolous “greener pastures” talk already. With the February 18 trade deadline approaching, followed by his unrestricted free agency this summer, the Hawks center took some time to put to bed some rumors about his perceived relationship with the franchise. “I’m very happy in Atlanta,” Horford said over the weekend per Sam Amick of USA...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawks not shopping Al Horford at NBA trade deadline

It seems the Atlanta Hawks don’t want to let go of center Al Horford. Atlanta has been the subject of countless rumors and speculation this month. Some have suggested the team wants to hit the reset button. Others hinted the team has big plans to clear as much cap space as possible and make a huge purchase on the free-agent market this summer. These rumblings have centered on...
Via The Sports Daily
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Will The Atlanta Hawks move Al Horford?

The Atlanta Hawks have a real dilemma regarding star center Al Horford. The Hawks are currently in fifth place in the Eastern Conference standings, but are only half a game out of the third and fourth spots. In other words, they’re in contention to win the East and make it to the NBA Finals. Some analysts believe the Hawks are “at a crossroads” regarding whether they should...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks expected to field offers for Al Horford

The 2016 NBA Trade Deadline is drawing closer, and the Atlanta Hawks are slowly emerging as a potential seller. Not even franchise staple Al Horford can escape the rumor mill. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports, the organization is capable of offering Horford a big-money contract this summer but hasn’t ruled out shipping him elsewhere. “The Hawks can put together...
Via Sportsnaut
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Will Hawks trade Al Horford before NBA trade deadline?

Dwight Howard gets the headlines as the big man propelling toward unrestricted free agency in July, but observers might want to keep an eye on Al Horford of the Atlanta Hawks ahead of the Feb. 18 NBA trade deadline. What’s that? The Hawks are third in the Eastern Conference at 27-19? While impressive, the Atlanta front office has the long-term outlook to think about and this version...
Via The Sports Daily
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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