Al Horford has been one of the most consistent players in the NBA over the last 10 years, averaging 14.2 points and 8.6 rebounds over his career. The five-time All-Star has stepped up and become a leader for the Celtics this season, who have lost Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving to injury. The 31-year-old from the Dominican Republic has had a very eventful career, but how much is he worth?
Al Horford Net Worth As Of 2019: $129 Million
Horford has made $129 million over his first 10 years in the league. His most recent contract was a four year, $113 million contract that he signed with the Boston Celtics. He is currently in the second year of that deal and is owed $59 million over the next two seasons.
Al Horford was born in the town of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. He grew up watching his father, Tito Horford, play professional basketball overseas and three years in the NBA. In 2000, Horford’s family moved to Lansing, Michigan and Horford attended Grand Ledge High School. From there, Horford went on to the University of Florida, where he led the team to back to back national championships in 2006 and 2007. Horford was then selected by the Atlanta Hawks third overall in the 2007 NBA Draft.
Horford was a unanimous selection for 2007-08 All NBA Rookie First Team. He’s won Rookie of the Month four times and finished second in Rookie of the Year voting to then Seattle Supersonic Kevin Durant. He earned his first NBA All-Star honors in the 2009-2010 season, and then was named to the All-Star team again in the 2010-11 season. Horford also earned Third Team All-NBA honors. After a few injury shortened seasons, he returned to All-Star form, earning the honors during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 season.
During the summer of 2016, Horford signed a four year, $113 million contract with the Boston Celtics. He has helped the team reach the Eastern Conference Finals in back to back seasons, which is the farthest Horford has gone in the playoffs. Horford played well during his first season in Boston, averaging 14 points per game, even while missing 14 games during the season with a concussion. He earned another All Star appearance during the 2017-18 season. During the Celtics’ improbable run to the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2018 Playoffs, Horford has (so far) averaged 17.2 points per game to go along with 8.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists.
Al Horford made 7-of-9 shots to score 14 points on Wednesday. He has been fantastic since having his minutes restriction lifted after dealing with a knee injury in December 2018.