Gordon Hayward RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brad Stevens says Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward should be fully cleared by Aug. 1

    Pro Basketball Talk "Everyone watching the Boston Celtics in the playoffs kept thinking the same thing: Add Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward back into this lineup next summer and — bang — instant contender. That leads to the question: Just where are Irving and Hayward on..." June 19

  • Gordon Hayward underwent successful surgery, expected at 'full strength' come training camp

    WEEI Boston "Gordon Hayward underwent successful surgery on his left leg and is expected at "full strength" for training camp, the Celtics announced Wednesday night. Hayward had a plate and screws that were implanted in his leg removed. He sustained a broken fibula and..." May 31

  • Danny Ainge Gives Positive Update On Star’s Rehab

    NESN "The season ended for the Boston Celtics on Sunday night when they were unable to knock offLeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals at TD Garden. Boston’s focus must now shift to the future, which couldn’t be..." May 29

  • Gordon Hayward updates rehab progress, lauds teammates on blog

    NBC Sports Boston "In his latest blog post, titled "Believer", Gordon Hayward says people have been counting out the Celtics since he was injured on opening night and updates how he's progressing in his recovery. "Nobody really gave us a chance to be where we are right now: in the Eastern Conference Finals, four..." May 11

  • Danny Ainge Ends Gordon Hayward Return Talk With Most Definitive Update Yet

    NESN "The Boston Celtics still haven’t released an official statement shutting Gordon Hayward down for the season. Brad Stevens even has teased Celtics fans about a comeback. But Danny Ainge made it very clear Thursday morning: Hayward isn’t playing until next fall. “No. He’s not playing,” the..." May 03

  • Ainge: Hayward to work with running specialist in Indianapolis

    NBC Sports Boston "Gordon Hayward will not be with the Celtics in the early going of the playoffs, Danny Ainge said Tuesday morning. With Hayward recently beginning jogging, Ainge said the team is sending him to Indianapolis for the next phase of the rehab process to work with a leading specialist in running..." April 17

  • Gordon Hayward’s dog tore his ACL

    Larry Brown Sports "The Boston Celtics’ injury bug has truly gotten out of hand. Gordon Hayward’s wife Robyn wrote in a post to her Instagram Story on Friday that Bubbies, the family dog, was in surgery after tearing his ACL. Chris Forsberg of ESPN relayed the news, and Twitter user Asher Feltman shared an..." April 06

  • Doctor: Looks like wait til next year for Hayward

    NBC Sports Boston "The recent video shot by the folks at The Players' Tribune showing Gordon Hayward jogging at the practice facility, got fans in a tizzy that maybe Hayward’s return is around the corner. Celtics coach Brad Stevens immediately shot down (again) talk about a Hayward return this season. “We can..." April 03

  • Gordon Hayward Is Running Again: Watch Celtics Star’s Latest Rehab Progress

    NESN "Gordon Hayward is on the move. We repeat: Gordon Hayward is on the move. The Players’ Tribune has been teasing Boston Celtics fans by offering glimpses into Hayward’s rehab from a serious ankle injury. On Monday morning, the website dropped more encouraging footage: The Celtics star doing some..." April 02

  • Gordon Hayward’s rehab still lingering as he skips return to Utah

    Boston Herald "Brad Stevens has an idea of how to bring Gordon Hayward back for the playoffs. “Maybe just to list him as questionable, just to mess with people,” the Celtics coach joked when asked if Hayward, still in a long rehab following ankle surgery, might travel with the team during the playoffs. Had..." March 29

  • Gordon Hayward Has Gotten Very Good At Picking Marbles Up With His Feet

    Dime Magazine "There have been some discrepancies recently regarding Gordon Hayward‘s recovery from the devastating leg injury he suffered on opening night back in October. Hayward himself has either hinted at or stated directly on several occasions that he’d like to return to action this season. But Celtics..." March 26

  • Gordon Hayward Discusses Where He’s At In Injury Rehab, What Next Steps Are

    NESN "Gordon Hayward’s rehab is progressing well. The Boston Celtics forward is rehabbing a gruesome ankle/leg injury sustained during the first game of the regular season. And since the injury took place, C’s fans have waited with bated breath for the next update on his progression. Hayward took..." March 23

  • Ainge says he erred on Hayward 'setback' comment

    Boston Herald "Reports of Gordon Hayward's setback may have been greatly exaggerated. This according to the self-confessed exaggerator, who says now he was mistaken in his choice of words. Though some, including Hayward, are still holding out some measure of hope that he could return this season from the..." March 19

  • Danny Ainge Reveals Gordon Hayward Recently Suffered Setback In Recovery

    NESN "If Danny Ainge is to be taken at his word, it seems as unlikely as ever that Gordon Hayward returns for the Boston Celtics this season. The C’s president of basketball operations provided a grim update on Hayward’s recovery during an appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher & Rich” on..." March 15

  • Hayward not ready to give up on season: 'Something I'm still working for'

    The Score "Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered one of the more gruesome leg injuries in sports history in October. While his intensive rehab continues, his coach Brad Stevens has already publicly stated Hayward won't play again this season. Don't tell Hayward that, however. "The hope is..." March 09

  • Why Celtics Should Bring Gordon Hayward Back If He’s 100 Percent Healthy

    NESN "Gordon Hayward’s return seems less likely by the day, and yet, if the Boston Celtics star is fully recovered from his gruesome ankle/leg injury by the time the NBA playoffs roll around, he should absolutely suit up for the green. Is there risk involved? Absolutely. Are the Celtics set up for..." March 09

  • Danny Ainge doesn’t think Gordon Hayward will play this season

    Clutch Points "Despite the constant rumors surrounding the Boston Celtics organization of a possible Gordon Hayward return, team president Danny Ainge doubled down on his stance of keeping the star forward away from any possible chance to re-injure himself. Plenty of videos showing Hayward’s improvement in..." March 08

  • Celtics coach Stevens on Hayward: 'He's not playing this year'

    USA Today "Injured Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward may not be trying to stoke the fire by sharing encouraging videos of his rehab but they, nonetheless, force reporters to continue to search for answers. On Saturday, Celtics coach Brad Stevens offered his most definitive declaration yet that..." March 03

  • Gordon Hayward Injury: Hayward's ankle still 'purpleish' and swollen around the All-Star break (report)

    Mass Live "Boston Celtics fans have held onto hope that Gordon Hayward could return before the end of the year, but those hopes continue to take hits -- Brad Stevens has repeatedly said he doesn't expect Hayward to return -- and on Thursday, Yahoo! Sports' Chris Mannix delivered another sucker..." March 01

  • Brad Stevens Doesn't Expect Gordon Hayward To Return This Season

    Real GM Basketball "Brad Stevens reiterated to the media on Saturday that Gordon Hayward will not return this season. There has been speculation about the possibility of Hayward playing again this season as he recovers from his ankle injury suffered on opening night." February 26

  • Brad Stevens Not Expecting Gordon Hayward To Return This Season

    Real GM Basketball "While there has been increasing speculation that Gordon Hayward may return from his ankle injury this season, it has not been discussed between Hayward and Brad Stevens. Hayward suffered his lower leg injury on opening night and subsequently underwent major surgery." February 12

  • Danny Ainge Reveals Upcoming ‘Big Step’ In Gordon Hayward’s Rehab

    NESN "Gordon Hayward is ready to hit the ground running. Well, kind of. The Boston Celtics forward has been progressing quite well in his rehab from a devastating ankle injury suffered on NBA opening night. C’s president of basketball operations Danny Ainge offered another positive update on..." February 01

  • Struggling Celtics have Gordon Hayward-sized hole

    Boston Herald "Danny Ainge has watched with measured angst as his Celtics have dropped three straight. He has seen the comebacks that used to yield stirring wins now fall short. And as he scans the active roster, he’s zeroed in on a critical need. “I think what we could really use is like a 6(-foot)-8 wing..." January 23

  • Gordon Hayward Is Back To Shooting Standing Shots As His Rehab Continues

    Dime Magazine "The Celtics are in a bit of a slump right now having lost three straight, including a bad loss on Sunday night to the lowly Magic. It’s not a complete disaster in Boston, but things certainly aren’t going especially well and the team could use a little good news as a pick-me-up right now. Enter..." January 22

  • Brad Stevens updates Gordon Hayward progress, reiterates ‘it’s a long road’

    Sportsnaut "Gordon Hayward is necessarily taking the What About Bob baby steps road to recovery after his devastating leg injury at the beginning of the 2017-18 season. The Boston Celtics guard has been able to do some exciting things on his road to recovery (like this). Head coach Brad Stevens filled the..." January 16

  • Stevens warns not to get excited about Hayward's return

    NBC Sports Boston "The image posted by Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge of Gordon Hayward without an ankle brace renewed the optimism that Hayward will beat the odds and return to the floor in time for the playoffs and maybe even some late regular-season games. But coach Brad Stevens was..." January 11

  • Gordon Hayward ditches his ankle brace months after devastating injury

    CBS Sports "Gordon Hayward's road to recovery seems to be going pretty well following the devastating leg injury that he suffered less than six minutes into his Celtics' debut back in October. This week, Hayward taken a step forward in that recovery process. On Tuesday, Celtics' general manager Danny Ainge..." January 10

  • Celtics Planned To Use Hayward As No. 2 Playmaker

    Hoops Rumors "The Celtics planned to run a Warriors-style offense this season prior to Gordon Hayward‘s serious leg injury on opening night, Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated reports. The coaching staff wanted to utilize Hayward as a second ballhandler with Kyrie Irving running the attack. Many of Boston’s sets..." December 25

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