Author of a superb performance against Milwaukee, Al Horford also took the opportunity to put Giannis Antetokounmpo in misery. The double MVP and his family were not left at the end of their sentences after that…as the Bostonian’s sister added a layer on Twitter.
We wouldn’t have bet before kickoff, but it was Al Horford who was the big man in Game 4 against the Bucks. At 35 years old, the center simply shone on the courts with a performance put under the sign of efficiency: 30 points and 8 rebounds, all at 11/14 shooting including 5/7 three-point shooting. A veteran’s masterclass, which allowed his team to equalize in these conference semifinals.
On the Wisconsin players’ side, we had a hard time finding solutions against the former Hawks player, even putting him Giannis Antetokounmpo on the back. If the latter blackened the statistics sheet again (34 points, 18 rebounds and 5 assists), he did it with a lot of offensive waste since he only shot 43% shooting (14/32). As mentioned above, he too had all the trouble defensively against the Bostonian, even taking a nasty sign on his gums:
Al Horford tried to tell him pic.twitter.com/mNx43Qjph2
—Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) May 10, 2022
Al Horford explains his master class against Giannis Antetokounmpo
Interestingly, because Horford himself confirmed it in a press conference, the exchange seen at the beginning of the video was nothing trivial in his eyes. Indeed, the behavior of The Alphabet would have disturbed him a lot, to the point of wanting to show his fangs at all costs:
To be completely honest, I don’t really know what he said to me, but the way he was looking at me and the way he was doing it didn’t suit me at all. And at that moment, something changed in me in the game.
Suffice it to say that he knew how to join words to deeds, since following this sequence at the beginning of the second half, the n°42 dedicated himself to the party, in particular in the last quarter that ended with 16 points on 6/6 shots. His sister Anna, who regularly gives his (quirky) take on the Bean Town franchise, he was obviously ecstatic on social media. He did not hesitate to troll the Daims after the meeting, to drive home the point:
This is where the Bucks fucked up 😂 I know that look… I was mad.
— Anna Horford (@AnnaHorford) May 10, 2022
This is where the Bucks screwed up 😂 I know that look… I was mad.
Al Horford bristled in his pride at Giannis Antetokounmpo’s behavior, and his reaction in Game 4 was ruthless. What is certain is that should he qualify for the conference finals, his sister Anna will not forget to troll the Bucks!