Philadelphia 76ers has agreed a four-year, $ 109 million deal with Al Horford, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Only $ 97 million will be guaranteed, while the remaining $ 12 million will be in the form of bonuses.
Sixers mates Horford with the incoming Heat wing Josh Richardson, who Philly acquired in their sign-and-trade deal involving Jimmy Butler. The club also re-signed Tobias Harris on a five-year pact that will keep Philadelphia stacked with talent for the foreseeable future.
Horford's fate has been one of the more mysterious ones this offseason with countless reports showing up and trying to guess who the 33-year-old's mystery suitor might have been. When Horford knocked down his 201
The Sacramento Kings apparently made a big deal for the big veteran, but they can't offer the sniff of controversy that Philadelphia can, a presumably priority for Horford throughout the process.
Horford, a versatile forward with a sharp shooting, could open the floor to Sixers or at least let Joel Embiid work in paint without having to resist reluctantly outside the arch to keep the defenders honest with him.