Many attribute the good season of the Boston Celtics to what they have been able to do so much Jayson Tatum y Jaylen Brownand with good reason, since they have been the ones who have led the main offensive departments of this franchise.
But neither can we ignore the contribution of Al Horford, who has always enjoyed confidence of coach Joe Mazzullaand in this Sunday’s meeting it was one of the most prominent in the win against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Again it was possible to observe that Horford focused and aggressive in a good part of the playsand even achieving assist your peers; that is to say, he had one of his best games of the season.
During 30 minutes of action, he was the Boston’s third leading scorercon 16 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assistscon four 3-pointers made on seven attemptsand with 55.6% accuracy in the fieldone more time supporting the paint and also from the perimeter.
Among the scorers, he was second only to the 23 points of Derrick White and the 20 of Sam Hauser, arriving to total the same amount of Tatum himselfin a compromise that Jaylen Brown was not present, just like Marcus Smart y Malcolm Brogdon.
Another curious fact about this clash at the “TD Garden” is that the Celtics had 9 players in action, of which 8 of them scored at least 10 points; It is an indication that they are doing all the merits to not only star again in the postseason, but to do so as the leader of the Eastern conference.
And to preserve this good moment, it is essential that Horford keep up these good performancesbecause beyond the fact that a good part of the leading role ends up taking Tatum y Brown, is about a team that works together and has the championship that eluded them just last season.
Being the Dominican his most experienced playereven older than him coach Mazzullaone of the most can support in decisive and high-stakes matchessomething that already demonstrated in the final passes against the Golden State Warriors.