LeBron James comforted an injured Gordon Hayward during his toughest moment

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 17:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on while playing the Boston Celtics during the first half at Quicken Loans Arena on October 17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
LeBron James looks on while playing the Boston Celtics during the first half at Quicken Loans Arena. –Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Tensions were expected to be high for NBA tip-off game between the Cavaliers and the Celtics, but LeBron James put all that aside when Gordon Hayward went down with an injury in the first quarter.

As Hayward was being wheeled off the court via stretcher, James offered his opponent a firm handshake as a gesture of support.

Once the quarter came to an end, James also went to the Cavaliers’ locker room to visit the injured Hayward.

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Gordon and his family,” James said after the Cavaliers’ 102-99 win. ” I hope for a speedy recovery and a healthy recovery.”

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