This after being listed as week-to-week with a shoulder fracture back on Nov. 25.
Since 2017, when Hayward played for the Celtics, he has averaged less than 44 games a season.
In 11 appearances this year, Hayward has been his normally productive self — averaging 16.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists.
- Coach Steve Clifford ripped the team’s defensive effort, saying it’s been a big part of their early-season struggles. We have that full post here.
Ingles, 35, is 6-foot-8 and averaged 7.2 points and 3.5 assists in 45 games with the Jazz last season. He was traded from the Jazz to the Trail Blazers in February, though never played a game in Portland.
He then signed a one-year deal with the Bucks, reportedly for $6.5 million, during the offseason. Milwaukee currently sits in first place in the Central Division and second in the Eastern Conference.
- The Bucks fan who was ejected from a recent game vs. the Warriors denied that he threatened forward Draymond Green‘s life, as Green claimed (full post). The fan explained his side of the story on a recent podcast, as relayed by Daniel Chavkin of Sports Illustrated.
As expected, guard Cade Cunningham underwent season-ending shin surgery on Friday, the team announced. The procedure was performed “stabilize and promote complete healing of a left tibial stress fracture,” the team said.
Cunningham, 21, suffered the injury in a game against the Celtics on Nov. 9. He played 24 minutes before being forced to exit and hasn’t played or practiced since.
The No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, Cunningham came around nicely this season, averaging 19.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 6.0 assists, shooting 42 percent from the field, in 12 appearances.