Al Horford declines player option on contract




Celtics All-Star Al Horford decided today to decline his player option for next season:



The decision doesn't come as a total shock. Horford wants to keep his options open. He also is probably playing for his last lucrative contract, so adding a few more years on to a deal is essential. The move itself could also have implications on the C's salary structure:



Horford averaged 13.6 points per game last season for the Celts while dishing out 4.2 assists and grabbing 6.7 rebounds.

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