The Celtics have announced that forward Gordon Hayward has been upgraded to probable for Saturday night against the Chicago Bulls.
Hayward sat out against the Milwaukee Bucks with a right ankle sprain that he suffered while playing one-on-one with Celtics teammate Semi Ojeleye during a workout on Tuesday.
#NEBHInjuryReport for tomorrow vs. Chicago:— Boston Celtics (@celtics) February 22, 2019
Aron Baynes (left foot contusion) - OUT
Gordon Hayward (right ankle sprain) - PROBABLE
Brad Stevens spoke to the media after the team's practice on Friday and said Hayward looked good and he would be re-evaluated in Chicago on Saturday prior to game time.
Hayward also told Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe after practice that he most likely will be able to go against the Bulls.
Hayward told me he feels really good after today’s session and thinks he’ll be able to play tomorrow.— Adam Himmelsbach (@AdamHimmelsbach) February 22, 2019
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