Hornets lose Gordon Hayward for at least 4 weeks to right foot sprain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward will be lost for at least four weeks with a right foot sprain, the team announced Saturday. Hayward injured his foot on a drive to the rim in the first half of Friday’s road victory over the Indiana Pacers. Based on video replay, he appeared to step on the foot of Pacers center Myles Turner, then slipped to the floor. Hayward, who grew up in Indiana, was having a big game prior to that injury, totaling 13 points, eight rebounds and six assists in 19 minutes. A physician’s exam in Indianapolis Saturday confirmed the initial diagnosis an…

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