(via NBC Sports)

In the midst of one of the best stretches of his career, Gordon Hayward suffered a fractured hand in the Celtics’ 135-155 win over the Spurs. The recovery time is anything from 2-6 weeks.

The outpouring on social media was heavy as fans and players showed support for Hayward in light of the brutal news.

Hayward and the Celtics were balling through the first seven games of the season. This season, he’s averaging 20 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 4.6 assists on 56% shooting. After seven seasons with the Jazz, he signed with the Celtics in 2017 hoping for a chance to compete for the Championship.

The night of his debut, he broke his leg in a gruesome injury that cost him the entirety of the 2017-18 season.

After struggling that next season, the community was excited to see Hayward finally hit his groove in the NBA. Obviously, we are all wishing him a speedy and successful recovery.