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After examining Hayward’s injury in the locker room, the Celtics announced an initial diagnosis of a broken left ankle.
#NEBHInjuryReport: After a medical evaluation by Celtics/Cavs medical personnel Gordon Hayward has been diagnosed w/ a fractured left ankle.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) October 18, 2017
After the injury, NBA players came together to show their support for Hayward.
God bless you bro @gordonhayward ! 🙏🏾 help him thru this god!
— Paul George (@Yg_Trece) October 18, 2017
Prayers up @gordonhayward !!
— John Wall (@JohnWall) October 18, 2017
Hate to see this happen to anyone! Prayers to Gordon Hayward 🙏🏾🙏🏾
— Mike Conley (@mconley11) October 18, 2017
Man, nothing but prayers to Gordon Hayward!
— DeMar DeRozan (@DeMar_DeRozan) October 18, 2017
Praying for my guy @gordonhayward!!! NEVER want to see any of the guys go through anything like that.
— DeAndre Jordan (@DeAndre) October 18, 2017
Prayers up for Gordon Hayward !!! 🙏🏽
— Bradley Beal (@RealDealBeal23) October 18, 2017
Prayers out to @gordonhayward !
— andrew wiggins (@22wiggins) October 18, 2017