Gordon Hayward

Josue Pavon
April 21, 2019 - 9:21 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- For Gordon Hayward, Indianapolis is unlike any other city. Basketball runs deep around these parts and as a kid, Hayward immersed himself into the culture. His fondest memory dates back to his high school playing days in 2008 when he hit the game-winning shot for Brownsburg High...
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Celtics forward Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
April 21, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Despite the Celtics finishing with their highest point total of the series, finishing off the Pacers 110-106, Game 4 was far from pretty. The Celtics couldn’t get things going offensively in the first half with Darren Collison and Cory Joseph playing air-tight defense on Kyrie Irving while the...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and Indiana Pacers guard Wesley Matthews
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Nick Friar
April 14, 2019 - 5:34 pm
Had Brad Stevens not pulled the Celtics impact players in the closing minutes of Game 1 the Pacers might have set a new record for fewest points scored in the second half of an NBA playoff game. The Pacers mustered up 29, so the Utah Jazz still hold the record with 23 second-half points in Game 3...
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Josue Pavon
April 13, 2019 - 9:19 am
Gordon Hayward has been waiting for this opportunity for a long time. Sunday afternoon will be Hayward's first playoff game as a member of the Celtics. Ahead of Game 1 against the Pacers, he penned a blog post Friday and discussed the highs and lows of the regular season while also talking about...
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Nick Friar
April 10, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Kyrie Irving and the Celtics finally got their wish: it’s time for the NBA Playoffs. The talk about “being better” is over. No more concerns about everyone getting theirs. It’s time to flip the switch and win. The real Celtics are here, right? Whether or not that’s the case, the team is faced with...
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Nick Friar
April 08, 2019 - 12:34 pm
Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and the Celtics have talked about securing home court advantage for a little while. They did so in 2017 Red Sox fashion, with the Brooklyn Nets knocking off the Indiana Pacers. Given the mess this reality show devolved into, the finish is a bit surprising. But home-...
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Josue Pavon
April 06, 2019 - 10:08 am
Is this the Gordon Hayward the Celtics have been missing all year long? It's still early to say if what we've seeing lately is going to be the norm from here on out but if you're Brad Stevens and the Celtics, this is a very encouraging sign this late in the season. Averaging 19 points in his past...
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Mike Cratty
March 26, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Few can relate to the gruesome injury Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkić suffered Monday night, but Gordon Hayward is one of them. The Celtics forward infamously broke his leg just minutes into his first Celtics game last season. Nurkić suffered a similarly devastating injury while coming...
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Josue Pavon
March 25, 2019 - 8:54 am
The news of Rob Gronkowski's retirement made its way into the Celtics locker room, following Sunday night's 115-96 blowout loss against the Spurs. Celtics forward Gordon Hayward caught wind of the news when he was asked about it towards the end of his post game scrum. "I didn't know that," Hayward...
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Josue Pavon
March 17, 2019 - 3:25 pm
Celtics forward Gordon Hayward could miss a significant amount of games as he enters the NBA concussion protocol. Hayward, who suffered from a strained neck in the first half of Saturday's 129-120 win over the Hawks when he took a tough screen by Hawks big man John Collins and never returned, is...
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