Dominican Al Horford made history in Game 2 of the NBA Finals

Dominican Al Horford made history in Game 2 of the NBA Finals

After 16 years, Boston Celtics He has already dallied with the 18th ring in his history. It has been a long wait that could end in 2024, since the one he led Joe Mazzola They won on Sunday, June 9, 2-0 in the finals against Dallas Mavericks. But it could also be a milestone for Al Horford.

The player born in Puerto Plata 38 years ago is one of the experienced players they have Boston Celtics. But he was also essential, as he is part of Mazzola's usual quintet. However, the important thing is that he can become the first Dominican to win the best basketball tournament in the world.

Al Harfoud continues to climb the ranks in NBA history

Al Horford Participated in the second match of NBA Finals For 28 minutes, with five points, the result of hitting a double and a triple. But his contribution went beyond just scoring, as he also grabbed seven rebounds and provided two assists. Therein lies the history of his performance at TD Garden, where he reached 1,478 rebounds in the playoffs.

In this way he bypassed the Dominican center Dwight Howardwho has scored in his career postseason 1,473. Now, Horford It reached 18th place in history NBA, Being the best Latino on this list.

Now the Quito man will have a new opportunity to make history, when he faces off in the third match against him Dallas Mavericks. Although this time it will be held in… Texas. If he wins on Wednesday the 12th, he will be just one step away from making history for himself Boston Celtics And for basketball dominican republic.

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