CSNNE’s Mike Felger said Horford should have played instead of been with his wife and child.
Anna Horford, the sister of Celtics center Al Horford, shot back at CSN New England’s Mike Felger after the media personality ripped Horford for missing a game for the birth of his child.
On CSNNE’s postgame show on Monday, Felger suggested that Horford should have taken a private flight from Atlanta to Miami to play in a game against the Heat after his child was born if the birth was “generic.”
“He had the birth of his kid in Atlanta,” Felger said. “The game was in Miami. I know when you make $30 million a year it ain’t much to get a private jet. [Celtics co-owner] Wyc [Grousbeck] would probably pick it up to fly down at 3 o’clock in Atlanta. It’s about a 90-minute flight to Atlanta. Play the game and come right back.
“If there were complications then OK, take that all off the table. If the mother or the child or something happened where there were complications, then I totally understand...But if this is a generic child birth? Play the game.”
That didn’t sit well with Anna, who went to Twitter to rip Felger.
The shots apparently continued on Tuesday, when Felger went on the air for his regular radio show on 98.5 The Sports Hub.
Horford is expected to play with the Celtics when they host the Pistons on Wednesday.
– Kenny Ducey