Hayward sent a video message from his hospital bed before the team's home opener today.
Just six days separate the Breakers' last-gasp win over Sydney and tonight's repeat clash.
The forward may have ended his season just five minutes into his new career with Boston.
With the new season near, focus isn't just on the match-ups but the pre-game routines too.
With just three seconds on the clock and the scores tied at 85-all, the new American import stepped up big time.
The Kiwi big man took some time out to hang with young supporters and teach them one or two life lessons while he was there.
Westbrook said he doesn't expect much from Melbourne United when they face off tomorrow in a friendly match.
Adams and George are already showing signs of some exciting chemistry, with the new season just weeks away.
The deal, which was finalised this morning, is reportedly NZ$286 million over five years to stay in Oklahoma City.
The Kiwi centre says the former OKC centre just moved down the road - to New York.