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Celtics, Cavs both affected by Hayward injury

Drawing comparisons to some of the worst on-court injuries in recent history, the Celtics and rival Cavaliers sent well-wishes to Gordon Hayward after he dislocated his left ankle and fractured his tibia.

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LeBron 'those are the injuries you never see coming' (1:03)
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Hayward suffers serious injury in Celtics' loss (2:32)
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Irving sending well wishes to Hayward (1:51)
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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Brad Stevens on Gordon Hayward: "I really feel for him." Said it's a dislocated ankle and fractured tibia. He's being flown to Boston for further tests."

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Wilbon: 'It was tough to get back into the game' (1:49)
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How will Celtics regroup without Hayward? (1:29)
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LeBron, D-Wade back together again (1:50)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyronn Lue: "I thought a few times we didn't respect Jaylen Brown."

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Kyrie returns to Cleveland, Celtics come up short (1:27)
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Kyrie embraces with LeBron, Cavs (0:31)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving embrace on court after Irving's 3-point attempt to force overtime misses at the buzzer.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavaliers 102, Celtics 99. Gritty effort by Boston to claw its way back but LeBron James made big plays when it mattered. Big night for Boston's kids in Jaylen Brown (career-high 25 points) and Jayson Tatum (14 points, 9 rebounds) after early loss of Gordon Hayward.