Celtics’ Gordon Hayward explodes vs the Cavs; ties career-high

Gordon Hayward Boston Celtics
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Gordon Hayward was unstoppable against the Cleveland Cavaliers, leading the Boston Celtics to their fifth straight win.

Hayward finished the game with a game-high 39 points (on 17/20 shooting), seven rebounds and eight assists. He was also perfect in two-pointers (16/16) and tied his career-high.

The Celtics defeated the Cavs 113-119 and improved to 5-1.