Horace Albert "Al" Brightman (born September 22 , 1923 in Eureka, California ; died June 10 , 1992 of liver cancer ) was an American basketball player and coach.
He played collegiately for the California State University, Long Beach .
He played for the Boston Celtics (1946-47) in the BAA for 58 games. He became the first Celtic to score 20 points in a regular season game.
He later coached Seattle University from 1949 to 1956, leading the Chieftains to 4 NCAA Appearances and 1 NIT appearance. He went on to coach the Anaheim Amigos in the ABA in the 1967-68 season.