While Gordon Hayward’s injury was certainly a cruel twist of fate, it could have been a lot worse. It’s not of the season-ending variety, nor did it occur at a time that puts Hayward’s status in doubt for the stretch run or playoffs.
While other sports launch free agency with a frenzy of moves, news leaks and announcements, baseball is still delivering its mail via the Pony Express. And meanwhile, you end up spending Christmas focusing on something else.
While the Celtics were defeating the upstart Dallas Mavericks for their eighth straight win last night, Tatum was having arguably the worst shooting night in Celtics history. Let me repeat that: Last night, TATUM HAD ARGUABLY THE WORST SHOOTING NIGHT IN CELTICS HISTORY. And if that sounds like an exaggeration, it isn’t.