December 7, 2017, 1:04 pm
Celtics GM Danny Ainge says that the next step in Gordon Hayward’s recovery is to shed his walking boot, though that’s still a few weeks away.
Regardless, Hayward is making progress. The Celtics haven’t officially ruled him out for the season but any return would basically be a found wallet at this point. They’re not expected to push Hayward to return, which is the smart play.