The blockbuster move that brand-new President of Basketball Operations Brad Stevens made to kick off his tenure in that role that send star point guard Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder for veteran big man Al Horford continues to pay the team dividends.

Horford has been one of the team’s best players this season, and was a critical part of the Celtics98 – 92 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday evening, putting up an impressive 17 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 blocks in 32 minutes of playing time marred by just 1 turnover and 3 personal fouls.

The Florida product shot a sizzling 7-of-10 from the floor and 3-of-4 from beyond the arc to help right the ship of Boston’s shooting, which has been especially bad among its high-minutes players this season.

Watch the clip embedded above to see all his best plays against the Cavs on Monday courtesy of fan YouTuber Tomasz Kordylewski.

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