Monday, May 14, 2018
Immigrant of the Day: Al Horford (Dominican Republic), Profesional Basketball Player for the Boston Celtics
Born in the Dominican Republic, AAl Horford, born Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso, is a professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the University of Florida, and was the starting center on the Florida Gators teams that won back-to-back NCAA national championships in 2006 and 2007.
Horford led the Boston Celtics to a Game 1 win yesterday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. As ESPN reports, "Horford was brilliant . . . in Game 1, continuing his phenomenal play from earlier in the postseason to contribute 20 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 blocks in Boston's 108-83 thrashing."