Hornets’ Hayward has broken finger on shooting hand





WASHINGTON – Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward has a fracture at the base of his right little finger and will miss at least one pre-season game, the NBA team said Wednesday.

The Hornets said Hayward will be listed as day-to-day, indicating the injury on his shooting hand won’t require surgery.

Hayward was hurt in the team’s pre-season loss to the Toronto Raptors on Monday.

A statement from the club described it as an avulsion fracture — in which a small piece of bone attached to a tendon or ligament is pulled loose.

Hayward, who declined a $34.2 million player option with the Boston Celtics last month to become a free agent,…

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