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Sport Gordon Hayward exits Saturday's game vs. Spurs with left hand fracture

02:05  10 november  2019
02:05  10 november  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

Gordon Hayward is finally, truly back

  Gordon Hayward is finally, truly back We have that and more in Wednesday’s NBA newsletter.As Keith Smith writes for CelticsBlog, with Hayward it’s more than just the boxscore: Gordon finally looks comfortable and carefree out on the court, now two full years after his devastating leg injury. It’s worth noting that seven of his makes on Tuesday came at the rim. While Hayward has never really had a high share of shots at the rim, in Utah he was good at drawing fouls. That basically disappeared last year, and while the presence of Kyrie Irving could partially explain that, comfort at getting inside off the bounce or the dish could make Hayward more effective. And that makes Boston more effective.

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward fractured his left hand Saturday in the Celtics' matchup with the San Antonio Spurs , the team announced. No timetable has been provided regarding his absence. Late in the second quarter, Hayward collided with Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge while trying to

SAN ANTONIO -- Boston Celtics wing Gordon Hayward suffered a fractured left hand against the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday , the team announced. Hayward drew an offensive foul on LaMarcus Aldridge with 1:34 remaining in the second quarter

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward exited Saturday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs with a fractured left hand and will not return. He suffered the injury after taking a pick from LaMarcus Aldridge.

Gordon Hayward wearing a white shirt: Celtics forward Gordon Hayward was in the midst of a bounce-back season before suffering the injury on Saturday. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)© Provided by Oath Inc. Celtics forward Gordon Hayward was in the midst of a bounce-back season before suffering the injury on Saturday. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Hayward is in the midst of a bounceback season. He is averaging 20.3 points, 7.9 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game in the seven contests leading up to this game.

Celtics roll over Spurs for seventh straight win

  Celtics roll over Spurs for seventh straight win The victory came at a cost as Gordon Hayward suffered a fractured left hand.BOX SCORE:  CELTICS 135, SPURS 115

Gordon Hayward leaves the game with a fractured left hand after colliding with LaMarcus Aldridge. Kemba Walker runs the fast break and finds Gordon Hayward who goes up to stuff a two- handed dunk. (0:20).

According to the Celtics: Gordon Hayward has been diagnosed with a left hand fracture . There are a number of factors that will determine that, including which bone in Hayward ' s hand was fractured , how bad the fracture is and whether or not he'll need surgery.

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a basketball player in front of a crowd: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry broke his left hand when his wrist caught up under Suns' big man Aron Baynes after a bad fall going up for a layup. He will undergo a CT scan to find out if he needs surgery.

Celtics star Kemba Walker leaves court on stretcher with concussion-like symptoms .
In a scary scene, Kemba Walker collided head-first with teammate Semi Ojeleye, but the team said all scans and tests came back with positive results. "I saw him in the ambulance at halftime," Stevens said. "He had his wherewithal about him. He was in decent spirits, which is good."Late Friday night, the Celtics said Walker was released from the hospital to travel home with the team. He will be re-evaluated Saturday in Boston.Walker had zero points on 0-of-3 shooting with three rebounds and two assists before leaving. He entered Friday's game averaging a team-high 22.6 points a game with 4.9 rebounds and 4.

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