Gordon Hayward, one of the top free agent acquisitions of the 2017 NBA offseason, was playing in his first game with the Boston Celtics when he suffered a gruesome fractured ankle – just minutes into the first quarter.
Gordon Hayward breaks his leg in his debut game as a Boston Celtic pic.twitter.com/y22xIRp02T
— STREETZ Evening Show (@Streetz108Show) October 18, 2017
The reaction from the Cavaliers bench said it all.
If there’s any silver lining whatsoever, Hayward at leas has the full rest of the season to recover, that is if he’s able to return this year at all.