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.Al Horford Atlanta Hawks

Position: C
Height: 6-10 / 2,08
235 lbs. / 106,6 kg.
Born: 6/03/86
Hometown: Grand Ledge, Michigan

  Strengths: Wide body... Very strong... Long arms... Good quickness and athleticism... Quite a defensive presence... Finds the way to score down low.
Weaknesses: Must polish his offensive game... No mid-range shot... Foul prone.
Season highs: 22 points vs. Tennessee, 17 rebounds vs. UCLA and five blocks vs South Carolina.

Attended the Grand Ledge HS in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
Played college ball at Florida from 2004 to 2007.
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks as 3rd overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft.
Named to the All-SEC 2nd Team in 2006.
Named SEC Tournament MVP in 2007.
Named to the All-SEC 1st Team in 2007.
Named to the All-America 3rd Team by AP in 2007.
Won the NCAA title with Florida in 2006 and 2007. Named to the All-Final Four Team both years.
Born in the Dominican Republic.
Son of former NBA player Tito Horford.