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Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward

Small Forward, Boston Celtics

Age: 28 Height: 6-8 Weight: 226 lbs School: Butler

Boston Celtics

Gordon Hayward News

Celtics forward Gordon Hayward sprained his right ankle during a workout Tuesday and is questionable for Thursday's game against the Bucks.

Gordon Hayward twisted (right) ankle during workout in injury scare originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com We have bad news and good news: Gordon Hayward injured his ankle Tuesday .. but not that ankle. The Boston Celtics forward twisted his right ankle during a workout in Boston on Tuesday and likely will be questionable for Thursday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks, head coach Brad Stevens revealed Wednesday during an interview on 98.5 The Sports Hub's "Zolak & Bertrand."

Jayson Tatum scored 19 points and Gordon Hayward finished with 18 to help the Boston Celtics hold off the Detroit Pistons 118-110 on Wednesday night. Hayward added eight assists and five rebounds in his first start since Dec. 21. Al Horford finished with 17 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists.

Highlights from Celtics' 118-110 win over Pistons originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com FINAL SCORE: Celtics 118, Pistons 110 IN BRIEF: After surrendering some runs to the Pistons early, the Celtics took over in the second half to head into the All-Star break on a two-game win streak, after suffering one of their most embarrassing losses of the season on Saturday. Back in the starting lineup, Gordon Hayward notched 16 points and eight rebounds, while Jayson Tatum had a game-high 19 points and Al Horford flirted with a triple-double (17 points, 14 rebounds, 8 assists).

Gordon Hayward, coming off an impressive 26-point performance, got the starting nod on Wednesday against Detroit. The Celtics were playing without Kyrie Irving (right knee strain) and his backup Terry Rozier (illness), leaving Boston extremely thin at the playmaking position. Hayward, who was making his first start since Dec. 21, played off the ball while Marcus Smart slid over to the point position.

Player Role

Starting SF

Draft Rankings

Overall

#49

Among SFs

#7