Hayward, who is in his third season with the Celtics and scored a career high-tying 39 points on Tuesday against Cleveland, told reporters he was exhausted of fielding questions about his health.
Hayward fractured his left hand when he ran into Aldridge while guarding Dejounte Murray with 1:34 left before halftime.More news: Tech sector creates most new Chinese billionaires in 2018
Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker (8) and Gordon Hayward celebrate a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in San Antonio. The crew did not reveal how extensive the damaged hand will continue to keep him out for over and above the Spurs recreation.
The 29-yr-previous left the recreation in the 2nd quarter following he collided with San Antonio forward LaMarcus Aldridge although attempting to protect. Aldridge was known as for an offensive foul on the participate in for location an illegal display screen. It is uncertain how long Hayward will be sidelined or the extent of the fracture.More news: Baghdadis wife revealed ISIS secrets and inner workings after capture
"This one doesn't feel near as bad as it did two years ago", Stevens said.
Hayward, who scored nine points in 15 minutes Saturday, is averaging 18.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists in eight games this season for the Celtics, while shooting 55.5% overall and 43.3% from 3-point range.More news: Cyclone Bulbul: Operations at Calcutta airport to be suspended
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