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Gordon Hayward Breaks Ankle Six Minutes Into First Celtics Game [Update]

Gordon Hayward suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in NBA memory midway through the first quarter of tonight’s tip-off game against the Cavaliers when his ankle snapped just minutes into his tenure with the Celtics.

Hayward signed a four-year, $128 million contract over the summer, leaving Utah to come to Boston and join an already-loaded Celtics team.

Update (8:56 p.m.):

Post has been updated to reflect the Celtics’ announcement.

[TNT]

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