Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/6/13
With the Jazz visiting the C's this evening, one of the major story lines is Butler alum Gordon Hayward playing against his former coach, Brad Stevens.  Hayward will be a restricted free agent at season's end, and the rumors about him potentially coming to Boston have been abuzz pretty much since the day the Celtics hired Stevens. Yesterday in his "Eight Fearless Predictions for 2013-14" column, ESPN's Marc Stein presented something I can only describe as a highly disturbing scenario: Gordon Hayward will land a four-year max offer sheet in restricted free agency next July.Contrary to some of the chatter out there, Hayward was not seeking the four-year max worth in excess of $60 million from Utah during the past month-plus of negotiations, but I'm convinced that's a legit possibility for him in the summer when he becomes a restricted free agent. There are too many Hayward fans in front offices around the league......You'll recall that it's not too far in the past that Eric Gordon...
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