Thunder news: Al Horford speaks on shutdown amid OKC's blatant tanking

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The Thunder decided to shutdown Al Horford midseason and now the veteran has opened up on the team's decision amid their desire to tank.
The Oklahoma City Thunder decided to shutdown veteran Al Horford midseason as the organization made a not-so-secret effort to embrace their tank mode. After the conclusion of the NBA regular season, Horford opened up on the decision between the two sides regarding his healthy scratch.

"…understanding that the team also wanted to play younger guys and see what they could do with their development, and for me, for myself, health-wise, what's best for me," Al Horford said according to Royce Young of ESPN.

So, it seemed clear that at some point Horford was…
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