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Gordon Hayward (right ankle) questionable against the Bucks

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Don’t worry, it’s the other ankle.

NBA: Detroit Pistons at Boston Celtics Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Gordon Hayward is questionable tomorrow against the Milwaukee Bucks after twisting his right ankle in a workout.

As reported, this isn’t the same ankle that was a part of Hayward’s gruesome injury a year and a half ago, so you can exhale. The fact that he’s questionable and not ruled out immediately is a great sign as well.

This season, Hayward is averaging 11.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists while shooting 43.8% from the field, 33.7% from the 3-point line and a career-high 85.2% from the freethrow line in 26 minutes per game. Lately, Hayward has played exceptionally well in the month of February as he rounds back into form.

This culminated with a 26-point performance against the Philadephia 76ers to help lead the team in Kyrie Irving’s absence as well as an 18-point outing the next night against the Detroit Pistons with even less players available.

Boston would surely appreciate these kinds of performances more consistently during the post-All Star Game stretch that the Celtics face heading into the NBA Playoffs. The Celtics take on the Milwaukee Bucks tomorrow at 8PM EST on TNT.