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Former-Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) drives against Boston Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko during an April playoff game. (John Bazemore/AP)
Former-Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) drives against Boston Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko during an April playoff game. (John Bazemore/AP)
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"Celtics Pride."

Those two simple words in a tweet by four-time All-Star Al Horford were a thunder-crack for New England basketball fans.

The 30-year-old Atlanta Hawks forward has accepted a four-year, $113 million deal to join the Boston Celtics. It's the biggest free-agent signing for the Celts in decades.

Comcast SportsNet New England anchor and reporter Kyle Draper joined Morning Edition to discuss what Horford's move to Boston means for the Celtics.

This segment aired on July 4, 2016.

Deborah Becker Twitter Host/Reporter
Deborah Becker is a senior correspondent and host at WBUR. Her reporting focuses on mental health, criminal justice and education.

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