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2012 Olympic Qualifier: Al Horford Leads Dominican Republic To 95-85 Win Over Korea

Al Horford led a second half comeback as the Dominican Republic held off an upset attempt from Korea in preliminary action of the Olympic Qualifier in Venezuela.

After trailing 41-37 at the half, Horford led the comeback finishing with 30 points, 12 rebounds and four assists. He went 10-14 from the field and 10-13 from the charity stripe in the game. Jack Michael Martinez added 16 points and an unbelievable 25 rebounds. Horford and Martinez's combined 37 rebounds were 10 more than Korea's 27 total. Francisco Garcia added 13 points for the Dominican Republic. Seung Jun Lee scored 21 points to lead Korea.

The Dominican Republic will take on Russia on Wednesday as they wrap up preliminary action.

For more on Al Horford and the Atlanta Hawks head over to Peachtree Hoops. For more on the FIBA qualifying tournament and the London Olympics be sure to check out SB Nation's NBA page.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.