Al Horford is expected to make a solid impact with the 76ers. The Sixers will give him an opportunity to play power forward, his preferred position. Yet, he's not going to wow people with video-game type stats of by being a vocal, in-your-face teammate. Horford will lead by example.
Twice named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list, the New Jersey native has turned his local all-star game benefit into a sports symposium that raises money for cancer research. His mother, Mary, died of brain cancer when Alex was 10.