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Hayward listed as probable for OKC Thunder clash, Brown remains out

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Celtics receive a boost with Gordon Hayward poised to return

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Gordon Hayward has been upgraded to PROBABLE for tomorrow’s home clash with the Oklahoma City Thunder. It’s positive news for the Celtics after a brutal string of injuries that have come in waves this past month following the All-Star break. Hayward has missed the past two games after suffering a right knee contusion mid-way through Tuesday’s OT loss to the Nets. He has missed the past two games.

For Jaylen Brown the news isn’t as good, he has been listed as OUT, per official Boston Celtics twitter. Brown has been evaluated over a right hamstring strain suffered against the Nets Tuesday. The Celtics have been extra cautious with injuries this month and Brown has been in and out of the lineup recently with illness also. Sunday’s clash with the Thunder is scheduled for 5pm EST.