Gordon Hayward will be out six weeks after hand surgery

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward left the team’s game against the San Antonio Spurs with an injured left hand after colliding with LaMarcus Aldridge. Hayward met with doctors and it was determined that surgery would be the best course of action. The Celtics announced a few hours later that Hayward underwent successful surgery and he would be out for six weeks. When he returns, the hope is that he can resume the level of play , which looked like the All-Star the team signed back in 2017, he exhibited in…

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Gordon Hayward to have hand surgery

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward is having surgery on his injured left hand today, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Hayward injured his hand Saturday against the San Antonio Spurs. He had been playing well prior to his injury and was resembling the All-Star player that signed with the Celtics two years ago; through the first eight games he had averaged 18.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 4.1 assists on a scorching 55.5% from the floor, including 43.3% from downtown.

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Boston converts Tacko Fall’s deal to two-way contract

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Boston Celtics will convert center Tacko Fall’s deal to a two-way contract. The 7-5 big man went undrafted out of UCF but signed an Exhibit 10 deal, a deal that would pay him an additional $50,000 if Fall begins the season with Boston’s D-League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws. The deal also gave Boston the option, which they are exercising, to offer Fall a two-way contract, allowing Fall to bounce back and forth between the Celtics and the Red Claws.

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Al Horford signs with Sixers

Center Al Horford has signed a four year, $109 million deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, as reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal includes $97 million of Guaranteed money with the other 12 million being tied to championship winning bonuses.

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Celtics did not make Tatum available in Davis trade talks

According to the New York Times’ Marc Stein, the Boston Celtics “refused” to make Jayson Tatum in trade talks with the New Orleans Pelicans. Earlier today it was initially reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Anthony Davis was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, three first round picks, including the number 4 pick in this year’s NBA draft.

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Danny Ainge suffers heart attack, is expected to make a full recovery

Boston Celtics general manger and president of basketball operations Danny Ainge suffered a heart attack in Milwaukee on Tuesday. Earlier Thursday the team made the announcement, describing it as a “mild heart attack” and that the former Celtic player was “expected to make a full recovery.” He will return to Boston in the near future. The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania added that the 60-year-old is “expected to return home this evening and is active, walking around today and feeling much better.” Ainge has been Boston’s President of Basketball Operations…

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Celtics sitting seven for Wizards game

As we wind down to the last games of the NBA season, and teams gear up for the playoffs ( or the offseason), resting players is a common occurrence. The Boston Celtics may need to give gamers to field a full team because they will have seven players out for Wednesday night’s game against the Washington Wizards. The team announced that Aaron Baynes, Jaylen Brown, Gordon Hayward, Al Horford, Kyrie Irving, Marcus Morris, Marcus Smart, Jayson Tatum and Guerschon Yabusele are all out. The Celtics currently sit at 4th place…

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Marcus Morris out versus Heat

After announcing earlier today that forward Jalylen Brown would not be available for their game against the Miami Heat, the Boston Celtics had to add Marcus Morris Sr to their injury report. The Celtics’ forward will miss Wednesday night’s tilt with the Heat due to soreness in his left knee.

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Celtics’ Brown to miss game against Heat

The Boston Celtics and coach Brad Stevens announced earlier today that forward Jaylen Brown ( lower back spasms) would likely be out for the team’s game Wednesday night against the Miami Heat. Brown is averaging 13 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists this season, but has not taken the step forward that many thought he would coming off the strong play he exhibited in the later portion of last season as well as during their playoff run that came up half a quarter short of ending in the NBA Finals.

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