Gordon Hayward Addresses Celtics Fans Before Home Opener

by October 18, 2017

Boston’s Gordon Hayward addressed fans prior to the Celtics home opener Wednesday night against the Bucks, just one night after suffering a gruesome leg injury against the Cavs.

Hayward is expected to undergo surgery tonight, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

In the pre-recorded video, which played on the TD Garden jumbotron before tip-off, Hayward thanked fans for their thoughts and prayers and assured them that he would be alright. Naturally, the crowd loved what it heard.

Watch the video here:

The Celtics do not currently have a timetable for his return, according to Wojnarowski.