Al Horford was unreal on the defensive end for the Boston Celtics as they tie the eastern conference finals series against the Miami Heat at 2-2. His performance wasn’t godlike but surely was a legendary one. He has been the most important starter for the Celtics this season. As he stepped up on every necessary moment and led the team to a dub. His size, rebounding skills, playmaking, shooting, and veteran-like leadership skills are all very valuable for the team. He is also an expert decision-maker. Al Horford recently made it to the headlines for one of the four blocks he had in Game 4 against the Miami Heat in the eastern conference finals. The road was easy for the Celtics to get a win but he still didn’t put the guard down and was phenomenal on the defensive end.
The Boston Celtics hosted the Miami Heat at TD Garden for Game 4 of the eastern conference finals. The game was important for both the teams but unexpectedly wasn’t closely contested or head to head. As the Boston Celtics took over the control of the game from the first minute itself and had them established with a well-controlled lead which eventually got them the dub. The final box score stands at 102-82 favoring the Boston Celtics a 20 points blowout loss for Miami Heat. The Heat stars were just not playing like they should from the start of the game and none from their side ever stepped up throughout the contest. But when they tried to spark it up Al Horford was ready to shut it all down and murder their hope of making a comeback.
In the game, Al Horford dropped 5 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists, and also had 4 highlight-worthy blocks. Al Horford though made it to the headlines for the one which he had on Caleb Martin as his post-block celebration grabbed most of the eyes around and has him viral all over the internet.
NBA Fans react to Al Horford’s block on Caleb Martin
With nine minutes and fifty-eight seconds remaining for the fourth quarter and the game to end. Al Horford got his fourth and final block of the game and it was on Caleb Martin who thought he has crossed the big man and can have an easy reverse lay-up but Al Horford got the job done and blocked his shot while also sending him down on the ground. He even celebrates his defensive greats by searching for the exit door so the entire Miami team can have an easy exit.
There are thousands of reactions to offer for the monstrous block of Al Horford on Caleb Martin. As fans reacting to it appreciate and praise Al Horford for his defensive greats. Find some of many such reactions posted by fans on social media platforms here below: