Charlotte Hornets ahead Gordon Hayward has suffered an avulsion fracture of his fifth finger on his correct hand, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reports.
Per the Hornet’s expert press originate, Hayward fractured his finger towards the Toronto Raptors on Dec.14. The workers says that he’ll pass over Thursday’s matchup towards the Orlando Magic, and “will be listed as day-to-day bright ahead.”
Right here’s a loss for Charlotte, who correct signed the 10-year liable to a $120 million contract after a designate-and-trade address the Celtics. Hayward, who averaged 17.5 positive components, 6.7 rebounds and 4.1 assists closing season in Boston, has dealt with a massive number of injuries at some level of his profession—in conjunction with a brutal brutal ankle hurt in his Celtics debut in 2017, and each and every a fractured left hand and grade 3 ankle sprain closing season.
It’s heart-broken that Hayward is injured yet all over again so early on in the season.