Gordon Hayward

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Josue Pavon
September 29, 2018 - 7:29 am
Gordon Hayward returned to NBA play for the first time since the opening quarter of the 2017-18 Celtics season. Hayward, who was greeted to a standing ovation in Chapel Hill, N.C. prior to tip-off against the Hornets, earned his first bucket of the night on a put-back off of a missed layup by...
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John Tomase
September 28, 2018 - 10:46 am
Random thoughts while peering out from the covers to see if Brett Kavanaugh has stopped yelling yet. . . . The Patriots cannot, will not, no way, no how lose to the Dolphins this weekend. Even those of us who believe the woeful start to this season "feels different" than past stumbles can't see the...
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Josue Pavon
September 26, 2018 - 2:03 pm
There were plenty of takeaways from the first day of Celtics training camp. The Celtics christened the brand new Auerbach Center practice facility with their first set of two-a-days on Tuesday, here are four things we learned: 1. Gordon Hayward's left-foot dunk Hearing Hayward didn't think twice...
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Lucy Burdge
September 26, 2018 - 12:53 pm
Gordon Hayward appeared on Barstool Sports’ Pardon My Take on Wednesday and talked about how difficult it was to root for the Celtics to win without him last season after he broke his ankle. "I don't think you'd be human if there wasn't a part of you that was like, 'I hope that we lose,'" Hayward...
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Josue Pavon
September 24, 2018 - 5:23 pm
CANTON -- For Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward, being back in uniform at High Output in Canton on Monday was a tremendous thrill. The two biggest Celtics acquisitions of 2017 will compete alongside each other for an exhibition game on Friday for the first time in nearly a year and have wasted little...
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John Tomase
September 14, 2018 - 4:45 pm
Sports Illustrated recently released its list of the top 100 players in the NBA, and the Celtics were represented by an impressive six players, which is half their active roster on any given night. It's a testament to Danny Ainge's powers of evaluation and Brad Stevens' ability to develop and...
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John Tomase
September 13, 2018 - 4:28 pm
Gordon Hayward is playing 5-on-5 and believes he's fully recovered from the broken ankle that derailed his Celtics debut before it started last year. Speaking to reporters at the team's new training facility in Brighton on Thursday, including ESPN's Chris Forsberg , Hayward said challenges remain...
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Kyrie Irving
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John Tomase
August 28, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Consider Jalen Rose sold on the Celtics. A former NBA star and member of Michigan's fabled Fab Five, Rose appeared on ESPN's Get Up! on Tuesday morning and said that not only are the Celtics headed to the NBA Finals, they have the best overall roster in the league. "The Celtics are clearly the best...
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John Tomase
August 28, 2018 - 8:18 am
If you're wondering exactly when Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving will be healthy enough to play without restriction, Danny Ainge has some surprisingly good news: how about right now? Speaking to ESPN's Chris Forsberg on Monday, Ainge said that Hayward and Irving are ready to go, nearly a month...
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John Tomase
August 14, 2018 - 10:08 am
Gordon Hayward continues making impressive progress from last year's broken ankle. In the latest video from his rehab, Hayward drives on a defender and throws down a two-handed dunk. It's the latest encouraging sign for an All-Star whose return could seriously lift the Celtics in 2018-19. Watch for...
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