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charlotteobserver Nov 23, 2020

Is Gordon Hayward worth a $120 million cap hit? How he changes the Hornets’ future

The Charlotte Hornets are about to make their biggest free-agent plunge since...well, maybe ever. The Hornets have come to terms with Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward on a four-year, $120 …
ClutchPoints Nov 23, 2020
Grading the Hornets’ blockbuster $120 million Gordon Hayward signing

Grading the Hornets’ blockbuster $120 million Gordon Hayward signing

Gordon Hayward’s massive $120 million deal to move to the Charlotte Hornets has been one of the biggest shockers of free agency. Hayward gave up a $34.2 million player option with the Boston Celtics for 2020-21, and many were dumbfounded with this decision to bail on a boatload of cash. However, he proved all those naysayers […] The post Grading the Hornets’ blockbuster $120 million Gordon Hayward signing appeared first on ClutchPoints.
DeseretNews.com Nov 24, 2020
Gordon Hayward’s sweet new deal with Charlotte is a head-scratcher

Gordon Hayward’s sweet new deal with Charlotte is a head-scratcher

In this Jan. 24, 2020, file photo, Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward moves the ball on a fast break against the Orlando Magic during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla. Hayward has been a player that the Charlotte Hornets have wanted for years. On Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, they finally landed him, according to Priority Sports, the agency that represents the veteran forward. ESPN, which first reported the agreement, said Hayward would sign a four-year deal worth $120 million. | john Raoux, Associated Press Former Utah Jazz player, who bolted SLC...
ClutchPoints Nov 24, 2020
Gordon Hayward signing could be absolute disaster for Hornets

Gordon Hayward signing could be absolute disaster for Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets took a big risk when they signed Gordon Hayward to a four year $120 million deal. Hayward’s lone All-Star appearance occurred in the 2016-17 season when he played for the Utah Jazz. Since then, he’s played in 125 of a possible 239 games for the Boston Celtics. On the daily Locked On […] The post Gordon Hayward signing could be absolute disaster for Hornets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Nov 24, 2020
Boston Celtics daily links 11/24/20

Boston Celtics daily links 11/24/20

JR Giddens vs Lakers 12/25/08 | Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Globe 4 things to know about veteran Jeff Teague, the newest Celtic 4 things to know about new Celtics center Tristan Thompson The Celtics and Raptors would have initiated the strike if the Bucks hadn’t What to know about new Celtics center Tristan Thompson What to know about veteran Jeff Teague, the newest Celtic Gordon Hayward walking away from his contract could be to the Celtics’ benefit Wizards say John Wall has not requested a...
Hoops Habit Nov 25, 2020

Charlotte Hornets: Can Gordon Hayward and LaMelo Ball work?

The Charlotte Hornets have signed Gordon Hayward, days after drafting a ball-dominant guard in LaMelo Ball. The question is: Can it work on the court? Did anyone see this coming after drafting LaMelo Ball? Gordon Hayward to the Charlotte Hornets in free agency? Hayward’s tenure with the Boston Celtics was shaky, to say the least. […] Charlotte Hornets: Can Gordon Hayward and LaMelo Ball work? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Nov 23, 2020
Rumor: Celtics, Pacers offered over $100 million to Gordon Hayward before he chose Hornets

Rumor: Celtics, Pacers offered over $100 million to Gordon Hayward before he chose Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets eventually won the Gordon Hayward sweepstakes, though the Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers both did their best to sign Hayward. Zach Lowe of ESPN said on The Lowe Post the Celtics and Pacers each offered Hayward four-year deals north of $100 million: “You want to clown the contract?” Lowe said, via RealGM. […] The post Rumor: Celtics, Pacers offered over $100 million to Gordon Hayward before he chose Hornets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NESN.com Nov 23, 2020

NBA Rumors: Here’s How Much Money Celtics Were Offering Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward apparently turned down significant money from the Celtics and Pacers before agreeing to a deal with the Hornets. After Hayward opted out of his final season in Boston, most reports indicated he was focusing on Indiana, and that the Celtics and Pacers were working toward a potential sign-and-trade. Reporters couched their information by […] The post NBA Rumors: Here’s How Much Money Celtics Were Offering Gordon Hayward appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Nov 23, 2020

NBA Rumors: Why Celtics, Pacers Couldn’t Complete Gordon Hayward Trade

Gordon Hayward had 120 million reasons to agree to a deal with the Charlotte Hornets. Simple enough, right? Well, the situation actually might be more complicated than that, as ESPN’s Zach Lowe indicated on his most recent podcast that offers from the Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers weren’t that far off from the four-year, $120 […] The post NBA Rumors: Why Celtics, Pacers Couldn’t Complete Gordon Hayward Trade appeared first on NESN.com.
Inquisitr Nov 25, 2020
NBA Rumors: Knicks Reportedly Offered Gordon Hayward Four-Year Contract Before He Signed With Hornets

NBA Rumors: Knicks Reportedly Offered Gordon Hayward Four-Year Contract Before He Signed With Hornets

According to a recent rumor, the New York Knicks made a notable attempt to sign Gordon Hayward after he opted out of the final year of his contract with the Boston Celtics. As quoted by Bleacher Report, Marc Stein of The New York Times wrote on Tuesday that the Knicks were always among Hayward’s top suitors ahead of his decision to sign with the Charlotte Hornets. He noted that new head coach Tom Thibodeau was the 30-year-old’s “lead admirer” as the team made efforts to improve their offer while also considering its options with another target — Houston Rockets point guard Russell...
CelticsBlog Nov 25, 2020
Report: Celtics and Hornets engaged in sign-and-trade talks for Gordon Hayward

Report: Celtics and Hornets engaged in sign-and-trade talks for Gordon Hayward

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via It’s still possible that Danny Ainge didn’t lose a max player for nothing. The Boston Celtics are currently in the process of trying to not lose Gordon Hayward for nothing on the heels of him agreeing to a 4-year/$120M deal with the Charlotte Hornets. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the two teams are engaged in sign-and-trade talks. Whatever the final details, Gordon Hayward is headed to Charlotte on a four-year, $120M contract. https://t.co/o9DqjEZeYj— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 25, 2020 Currently, it...
ClutchPoints Nov 25, 2020
Report: Celtics, Hornets trying to work out sign-and-trade with Gordon Hayward, but there’s a snag

Report: Celtics, Hornets trying to work out sign-and-trade with Gordon Hayward, but there’s a snag

Gordon Hayward has already agreed to a four-year, $120 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. However, as ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports, the Hornets and Boston Celtics are still trying to work out a sign-and-trade. There’s a bit of a snag, though. The Celtics are looking to land a large trade exception as part of the […] The post Report: Celtics, Hornets trying to work out sign-and-trade with Gordon Hayward, but there’s a snag appeared first on ClutchPoints.
rssfeeds.indystar.com Nov 25, 2020
Insider: Pacers' offer for Gordon Hayward included 1st-round pick but Celtics wanted more

Insider: Pacers' offer for Gordon Hayward included 1st-round pick but Celtics wanted more

The walk back by the Celtics has begun over a botched negotiation that could've landed them Myles Turner, a rotation player and a pick.        
NESN.com Nov 25, 2020

NBA Rumors: Celtics-Hornets Working On Gordon Hayward Sign-And-Trade

Maybe the Boston Celtics will be able to recoup something for Gordon Hayward after all. Several reports indicated Hayward had agreed to sign a four-year, $120 million deal to join the Charlotte Hornets in free agency. The Hornets reportedly planned to waive Nicolas Batum to create the necessary cap space for Hayward, but it appears […] The post NBA Rumors: Celtics-Hornets Working On Gordon Hayward Sign-And-Trade appeared first on NESN.com.
ClutchPoints 7 hours ago
Rumor: Pacers’ generous trade offer to Celtics for Gordon Hayward, revealed

Rumor: Pacers’ generous trade offer to Celtics for Gordon Hayward, revealed

Before Gordon Hayward agreed to a four-year, $120 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets, the Indiana Pacers were reportedly trying to pursue a sign-and-trade with the Boston Celtics. According to J. Michael of The Indianapolis Star, the Pacers offered the Celtics Myles Turner, a first-round pick and a bench player for Hayward. However, the Celtics […] The post Rumor: Pacers’ generous trade offer to Celtics for Gordon Hayward, revealed appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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