Irving's agent, Jeff Wechsler, told ESPN that Irving couldn't fly because of the surgery, but did want to attend the game.
The Celtics played all but five minutes of its season without Hayward in the lineup. He underwent knee surgery two weeks later and needed a second procedure in early April, which caused him to miss the entire postseason.
Hayward and Irving will be in the unique position of learning how to fit in with these young players next fall, and it will be fascinating to watch the Celtics develop chemistry before another playoff run.
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In two regular-season matchups with Golden State this season, he averaged 24.0 points and 12.5 rebounds. We want everybody healthy, out there competing. "I don't really have a ceiling", James said.
With Irving and Hayward expected back at training camp, Boston will likely be the favorites in the Eastern Conference next season, pending LeBron James' decision this summer.
Trading one of their young players is undeniably a tough decision for Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge since all of them have shown their potentials to become a superstar in the league.
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Salah later left the NSC Olimpiyskyi stadium with his arm in a sling, not stopping for waiting journalists. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840. "We wanted everything and got nothing".
"I think that everybody is replaceable", Ainge said. Take his stat line in Yesterday's Game 7 loss as an example: 1-of-10 shooting, including 0-for-4 from 3-point range yet still managing a net-positive +2 differential while on the floor. We're all replaceable, and we'll be able to move on and move forward without any players. "It was one of those games we lost that we should have won". I'm really excited about their motivation and how hard they've already been in their rehab.
"I think it's a lot of pressure on them", O'Neal told TNT. The Celtics are going to need to stay as far underneath the luxury tax as possible, which will not be very far, and Baynes affords them that opportunity.
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