Gordon Hayward shot 6-of-10 from the field for 17 points on Sunday, adding six rebounds, three assists and one block.
Hayward started out cold but got hot in a hurry, adding three 3-pointers in just 25 minutes of action. The Celtics have enough weapons that Hayward is unlikely to pop off the boxscore too often, especially when Kemba Walker (knee) is up to speed. Looking ahead, he's expected to leave the bubble for the birth of his child during the playoffs, at which point the Celtics' depth will be on full display. Jul 26 5:06 pm (EST)
- Gordon Hayward said he'll leave the bubble in Orlando when his wife, whose due date is in September, goes into labor.
- According to NBA reporter Sean Deveney, front-office executives say they expect Gordon Hayward to opt into his player option for next season.
- Gordon Hayward played through his sore right knee and hit 9-of-19 shots and four 3-pointers for 24 points, five rebounds, four assists, a steal and two blocks with zero turnovers in 38 minutes of a tough 105-104 loss to the Thunder on Sunday. All Gordon Hayward News
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