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Boston Celtics' Al Horford tests positive for COVID-19

Horford becomes 2nd Celtics player to contract virus after Jaylen Brown tested positive last week

Muhammed Enes Calli   | 13.10.2021
Boston Celtics' Al Horford tests positive for COVID-19 Horford (42) of Boston Celtics in action during the NBA match between Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, the United States on April 21, 2017. Photo: Bilgin Şaşmaz - Anadolu Agency

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Boston Celtics' center Al Horford has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now in quarantine, the NBA confirmed early on Wednesday.

The five-time All-Star is the second Celtics player to contract the virus ahead of the start of the new season after Jaylen Brown tested positive last week.

Horford, 35, who had a previous spell in Boston from 2016 to 2019, has returned to the Celtics this season.

He averaged 14.2 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 3.4 assists in 28 games for the Oklahoma City Thunder last season.

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