Jayson Tatum out tonight versus Pistons

According to A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston, Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum will not be in action for their game Wednesday night against the Detroit Pistons with tendinitis in his right knee. Blakely adds that Tatum is going to travel with the team with the intention of playing against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday. In 38 games this season Tatum is averaging 21.3 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists.

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Kemba Walker out with flu versus Hawks

According to NBC Sports Boston’s Chris Forsborg, Celtics guard Kemba Walker will miss the team’s game Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks with the flu. This will be the second missed game of the season for Walker. Kemba is averaging 22.5 points, 5.2 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game.

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Jaylen Brown out Tuesday against Hornets

The Boston Celtics announced that forward Jaylen Brown will miss their Tuesday night game against the Charlotte Hornets with an illness. The Celtics will also be down two centers as Vincent Poirier will be out with a fracture of his right pinkie, while Robert Williams suffered a left hip bone edema.

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Gordon Hayward “go to go” for X-Mas day game

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said that forward Gordon Hayward was “good to go” for their Christmas Day game against the Toronto Raptors. Hayward has missed the three previous games with a foot injury. A subsequent MRI reveled no structural damage. After suffering a devasting injury ( a fractured left tibia and a dislocated ankle) 5 minutes into his Celtic career. He returned last year, appearing in 72 games ( 18 starts) averaging just 11.5 points per game. In the 11 games he’s played in this season, Hayward had…

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Gordon Hayward out tonight versus Pistons

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will miss the team’s Friday night game against the Detroit Pistons. Hayward had been scratched from the Celtics’ game versus the Mavericks on Wednesday. Head coach Brad Stevens said Hayward has been dealing with pain in his left foot for a few weeks. John Karalis of MassLive.com reports that Hayward underwent an MRI and no structural damage was found.

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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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