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Oct 19, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Basketball
Hayward is expected to make a full recovery, but don't expect to see him on the court this season
Oct 18, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Basketball
Gordon Hayward fell awkwardly in the first quarter.
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Thunder vs Jazz preview: will OKC and Utah defenses determine the outcome?

Thunder vs Jazz preview: will OKC and Utah defenses determine the outcome?

Funaki vs the Stifle Tower! As expected, the Oklahoma City Thunder are starting this new season on a positive note — winning their first game at home. However, game two isn’t a cakewalk, as the Thunder travel to take on the Utah Jazz and their dominant defense. Venue: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, UT Date: October 21 Time: 9:00 PM EDT Due to free agency, Utah lost their superstar player, Gordon Hayward. However, the Jazz doesn’t relying on scoring they rely on their heavy hitting defense. Their defense is being led by their leader, Rudy Gobert, arguably the best...
Chowder and Champions Oct 20, 2017

Boston Celtics: How team could fill void left by Gordon Hayward

The Boston Celtics are going  to have a big void to fill without Gordon Hayward. In the season opener, only six minutes into his career on the Boston Celtics, Gordon Hayward went down with a gruesome injury and he was determined to have fractured his left tibia and dislocated his ankle. Without their number two […] Boston Celtics: How team could fill void left by Gordon Hayward - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
CelticsBlog Oct 20, 2017
Boston Celtics daily links 10/20/17

Boston Celtics daily links 10/20/17

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Marcus Smart likely out for Celtics game at 76ers Danny Ainge on Gordon Hayward: 'Still too early to tell' Kalter: Gordon Hayward's got a long road back to Garden’s parquet No timetable set for Gordon Hayward’s return After 'successful' surgery, Gordon Hayward's season likely over Gordon Hayward undergoes surgery after checking in with fans ahead of Celtics home opener Hayward, Lin out for year, and many others in NBA are ailing Buckley: Gordon Hayward a calming presence in face of brutal injury Celtics notebook: Jaylen...
Hot Hot Hoops Oct 20, 2017
Miami Heat could be

Miami Heat could be "terrifying" once they can forge an identity

Are the Warriors and Heat opening-day losses nothing more than wake-up calls? Bleacher Report in “Re-Ranking Eastern Conference Contenders Following Gordon Hayward Injury“ puts more significance in Gordon Hayward's injury than any one result of opening night. The Phoenix Suns, more than any other team, should be depressed after their first game. In the article the Miami Heat are one of only six contenders, including the Boston Celtics, for a top-four slot. Rest assured they[Celtics] still remain one of the six teams with a legitimate shot at ascending into the conference's top four and...
CelticsBlog Oct 19, 2017
Possibility of Disabled Player Exception for Boston Celtics

Possibility of Disabled Player Exception for Boston Celtics

After Gordon Hayward’s injury the Celtics could go the DPE route When an athlete goes down with an injury, especially a serious one, we go through the seven stages of grief fairly quickly. Usually within hours, if not minutes, we’re conditioned to say things like “Next man up” or “OK. How do we replace him?” This exact scenario played out when Gordon Hayward went down with his horrific leg injury. Before we get into the possibilities of replacing Hayward, it is important to note that he had surgery late Wednesday night. Early returns are encouraging and all reports are that...
CelticsBlog Oct 19, 2017
Embracing Marcus Smart’s unique offensive game

Embracing Marcus Smart’s unique offensive game

The Celtics’ guard’s game isn’t without quirks, but they’re worth putting up with. It's hard to think of a better microcosm for Marcus Smart’s game than his performance in the Boston Celtics' season opener in Cleveland. He was overly aggressive in the wake of Gordon Hayward's gruesome injury. The Celtics were reeling badly for most of the first half, and needed someone to take control. Smart attempted to fill the void as best he could, but the results were uninspiring. In the first half, he shot 0-9 from the field, including an 0-for-3 effort from deep. Smart never found his...
CelticsBlog Oct 19, 2017
Celtics and their fans need to brace for cold, hard reality without Gordon Hayward

Celtics and their fans need to brace for cold, hard reality without Gordon Hayward

Growing pains for Kyrie Irving and youngsters will be rough but team will come out stronger. BOSTON — For the Celtics, life without the injured Gordon Hayward is going to get worse before it gets better. They know it. Their opponents know it. And Boston fans will see it before their very eyes. For the first part of this season, there is likely going to be an unwelcome flashback to the Celtics before Isaiah Thomas came to town, when wins weren’t assumed. There have been signs of the determination of this group in the wake of the Hayward left ankle catastrophe of Tuesday night. They...
Sun Herald Oct 19, 2017

Hayward, Lin out for year, and many others in NBA are ailing

Brooklyn's Jeremy Lin was horrified to see what happened to Gordon Hayward, whose season almost certainly ended in a most disturbing fashion five minutes into the Celtics' season-opener. A night …
NBA Oct 19, 2017

Gordon Hayward's agent: Surgery on ankle 'went really well'

BOSTON (AP) -- Celtics fans lined up to sign a banner urging Gordon Hayward to "come back stronger than ever." One player wrote his injured teammate's initials on his shoe. The crowd that bought tickets to see him make his Boston debut chanted his name.
Hoops Hype Oct 19, 2017
Trending stories: Gordon Hayward injury, Tony Parker, LaMarcus Aldridge and more

Trending stories: Gordon Hayward injury, Tony Parker, LaMarcus Aldridge and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! Gordon Hayward injury will be test of Celtics’ mettle – via sports.yahoo.com October 18 02:12 AM Gordon Hayward hit the floor Tuesday night, and suddenly everything that was supposed to matter didn’t. Six minutes into the season opener and there was Hayward, swiveling his body toward the Cavaliers’ bench, his ankle fractured, his foot twisted nearly 120 degrees, hanging limply off his leg. Dislocated Shares Bulls announce Bobby Portis has been suspended eight games....
Sun Herald Oct 19, 2017

Emotional Celtics drop first 2 games after Hayward's injury

Celtics fans lined up to sign a banner urging Gordon Hayward to "come back stronger than ever." One player wrote his injured teammate's initials on his shoe. The crowd that …
CelticsBlog Oct 19, 2017
Woj: Gordon Hayward “unlikely to return this season”

Woj: Gordon Hayward “unlikely to return this season”

Gordon Hayward’s agent tells ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that his client is likely done for the 2017-18 season. After undergoing successful surgery—per Robyn Hayward’s Instagram story—to repair a dislocated left ankle and fractured tibia Wednesday night, Gordon Hayward’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the 27-year-old forward will most likely miss the entirety of the 2017-18 season: After surgery tonight, Boston's Gordon Hayward is unlikely to return this season, agent Mark Bartelstein told ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 19,...

Celtics' Gordon Hayward unlikely to return this season following surgery

Hayward is expected to make a full recovery, but don't expect to see him on the court this season
Sports Illustrated Oct 18, 2017

Report: Gordon Hayward to Have Surgery Wednesday

According to ESPN, Gordon Hayward will have his surgery Wednesday night.
Sports Illustrated Oct 18, 2017

Gordon Hayward Delivers Message to Celtics Fans From Hospital Bed

The Celtics formally introduced Hayward, who then had a recorded message for fans from his hospital bed.

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