Al Horford on his family: “It’s been a lot of fun for us”

The Dominican center declared that he was grateful for participating in his first finals and expressed his desire to come to the Dominican Republic after the season.

After 141 postseason games without having played in an NBA Finals, Al Horford he is enjoying every moment and feels lucky to have the experience with the Boston Celtics.

“You have to enjoy these moments. I’ve enjoyed it since the first day we went out here in San Francisco”, declared the Dominican center before the fifth game of the series against the Golden State Warriors.

“Really taking it all in, just enjoying the moment with the guys and trying to make the best of everything”, he added.

For the Puerto Plata native it has been a long road of 15 seasons and efforts that have fallen short with the Celtics, Hawks and Sixers. But the time has come and he lives it intensely with his wife, children and other relatives of his.

“It’s been great. Also seeing them living all this and being able to be in this position. It has been a lot of fun for us, ”Horford replied when asked about the support that his relatives give him.

It is not strange to see how the first Dominican to play in the NBA, Titus Horford, accompanies his son upon arrival at the stadiums. It is no less rare to see his wife, the former Miss Universe Amelia Vega, express their effusiveness in the stands, which fans can see on their social networks. Also the support given by his mother, the journalist Arelis Reynosoon the pitch and on his Twitter account.

They are all one big family and they show it on the pitch, in the stands, on social networks and in their day-to-day lives.

Horford was also asked about another great figure recognized and emblematic as David Ortiz and if I had heard of him during these finals.

“Oh yeah. A lot of people have been watching (the games), supporting. You know, just the very happy people, bidding for the Celtics in the Dominican… Very, very Celtics fans there. I can’t wait to go there when the season is over”, concluded the Quisqueyan.

Horford and the Celtics take to the court this Monday at the Chase Center against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, at 9 p.m. Dominican Republic time.

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Al Horford on his family: “It’s been a lot of fun for us”