The hit on Gordon Hayward doesn’t look too bad, but he’s back in the locker room as the game approaches crunch time.
Gordon Hayward just left the game after taking this hit to the face pic.twitter.com/lSiXDQ82Mh— Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) December 12, 2019
Hayward leaves the game in his hometown with nine points, three assists, and a rebound and will not return.
"He’s getting checked out by the Pacers’ doc right now. They said he’s got no [concussion] symptoms as of right now. … I’m sure when we land then we’ll have our own procedure he’ll go through." https://t.co/RbpVGMHNpD— Chris Forsberg (@ChrisForsberg_) December 12, 2019
After the game, he was tested for concussion symptoms, but has not shown any. Speaking to the media, Hayward said: