Source says Horford coming to Boston

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Leaving the Atlanta Hawks, Horford will get $113 million over four years. The Hawks bumped up their offer for Horford. Known for scoring in the post as well as being an above average outside shooter, Al Horford expanded his game past the three-point line last season.

Dwight Howard [Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images]The Boston Celtics acquired one of the players they been wanting to acquire.

Parsons averaged 13., 7 points, 2.8 assists and 4.7 rebounds last season, but these stats hide the fact that during the earlier stages of the season, he had to play strictly limited minutes to recover from knee surgery. I know it's not going to be easy.

It's tough to gauge it all on paper, especially without seeing the Celtics play with their new big man, but Boston seems to be even stronger.

The 30-year-old has spent nine years in Atlanta after getting drafted third overall in 2007.

With the addition of Al Horford, the Boston Celtics will turn their full attention to Kevin Durant.

As for suitors, expect the Wizards, Nuggets and Rockets to be interested in Millsap's services, but finding the right trade package, on a tight timeline (Horford is expected to make his decision Saturday night) will be hard.

There might not be such a thing as a moral victory, it has to feel good for the Wizards that a high-end talent like Horford was sincerely considering putting the remainder of his peak years in the hands of the Washington coaches and front office. Last season, Al Horford shot 50.5 percent from the floor, which made him the 25most proficient shooter from the field. The league will then review the revenue from the previous season and officially set the salary cap.

Having previously brought back forward Amir Johnson, Horford joins a formidable starting rotation with Isaiah Thomas, Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder. "A lot of people see me with smiles and all that stuff and think I don't care but I hate losing". He's 30, but the Celtics can afford to take a risk on his remaining prime because he's been so consistent and has a style that will age well. Barros was a regular for parts of five seasons before being dealt to Dallas, but that time in Boston coincided with the longest playoff drought (five seasons) in team history. Horford is the ideal Center is today's small ball National Basketball Association.

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