Al Horford has earned a pivotal position with the Boston Celtics, thanks to his great defense, proven offense and, above all, the leadership he offers with his years of experience.
That is why the Celtics have decided to renew the Dominican veteran with a contract for 2 years and 20 million dollars, which will keep him in the franchise until he is 39 years old, in 2025.
Horford thus ensures his continuity in the best basketball in the world. The Latin American is living the final season of a four-year, $109 million contract. Horford will earn $26.5 million this season, with the new deal starting in 2023-24.
Horford’s appearance in the NBA Finals, which they lost to the Warriors a season ago, ended the league’s longest playoff streak (141 postseason games) without winning a conference championship, according to the statistics department. from ESPN.
Horford has been highlighted as a good companion by the Celtics’ young figures, such as Jaylan Brown or Jayson Tatum, two of the best shooting guards in the NBA today.
Horford is expected to continue to have important minutes in the two years of extension.