Gordon Hayward in emotional interview: I wondered whether injury was career-ending (video)

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It’s one thing to read Gordon Hayward open up about his injury.

It’s another to see him do it.

Hayward on the Today show:

When they were carting me out, that’s when it hit me emotionally. I got this wave of emotion. Like, “Am I done? Is this my career? Is this over?”

Hayward then teared up when discussing seeing his parents, who were at the Celtics’ opener, after the injury. To really grasp the magnitude of how this moment affected Hayward, watch this video: