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Last offseason, the then Charlotte Bobcats surprised many when they signed Al Jefferson. Big Al helped Charlotte make the playoffs, and even though they were sent home in the first round, it was an important first step for a struggling franchise. It looks like the now Charlotte Hornets are going after a big name free agent for the second year in a row. This time around, it’s Gordon Hayward. Hayward is a restricted free agent, which means that the Utah Jazz have the right to match any offer he gets from another team. It’s been thrown around that he could receive a max contract, but we’ll have to wait to see, as the larger dominos of free agency have yet to fall. The Hornets could use Hayward’s ability to score from the perimeter, and his length would allow him to fit in nicely on the defensive end for Charlotte. @JrMarkyMark The post Charlotte Hornets Make Pitch To Big Name Free Agent appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.

Report: Jazz to match Hornets' offer sheet to Gordon Hayward

In the land of the obvious, the Utah Jazz will reportedly match the $63 million offer sheet Gordon Hayward received from the Charlotte Hornets earlier this month.  Jazz will match Gordon Hayward's $63M sheet, but wouldn't be a surprise to see them take full 3 days to notify Hornets, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 10, 2014 It has long been...

Report: Gordon Hayward, Hornets agree to offer sheet

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports According to Rick Bonnell of, Gordon Hayward has agreed to sign an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets. Gordon Hayward has agreed to an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, the Observer has learned. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 9, 2014 This is believed to be a max contract, projected to be around $14 million per...

Report: Jazz's Hayward agrees to 4-year, max-offer sheet with Hornets

The ball's in your court, Salt Lake City. On Tuesday night, the new-look Charlotte Hornets pulled off an expected, but landmark move, agreeing to terms with Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward on a max-deal offer sheet of four years and $63 million (as first reported by Yahoo! Sports). Once Hayward puts pen to paper on Charlotte's substantial offer (as soon as Thursday), the...

Report: Gordon Hayward, Hornets Agree On Four-Year, $63M Offer Sheet

It appears there will be no Butler University reunion for Gordon Hayward and Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens. Hayward has agreed to a four-year offer sheet worth a maximum of $63 million to sign with the Charlotte Hornets, a source told ESPN late Tuesday. Hayward is expected to sign on Thursday at 12:01 a.m., the source said. The former Utah Jazz forward had been heavily pursued...

Sources: Gordon Hayward agrees to $63 million offer sheet with Hornets

Restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to a four-year, $63 million maximum contract offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, league sources told Yahoo Sports. A player option for the fourth year of the deal and a 15 percent trade kicker are expected to be included in the offer sheet, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Both would be considered incentives to dissuade the Jazz...

Gordon Hayward Symbolizes The Risks Taken In RFA

No one is questioning if Utah Jazz restricted free agent (RFA) Gordon Hayward is a nice young man and a very good basketball player, but after the Bobcats owner Michael Jordan opened the vault and made a maximum contract offer to the four year player, Hayward does symbolize the huge risks teams will take to get talent with a lot of room left for improvement.

Gordon Hayward Agrees To Hornets’ Offer Sheet

Restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to a  4 year, $63 million offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets. The 24-year-old small forward is entering his 5th year in the NBA, after being selected 9th overall in the 2010 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz. Gordon is coming off a record season, averaging 16.2 points, 5.1 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.4 assists. Hayward hasn’t officially...

Hornets Offer Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward $63M Max Deal

Like Woj said, this is a very brave move from the Michael Jordan owned team of the Charlotte Hornets. Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward must have made an incredible impression because MJ’s camp is offering a $63 Million max deal to him. Charlotte has agreed to a 4-year, $63M maximum offer sheet with Utah RFA Gordon Hayward, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (...

Hornets Offer Gordon Hayward Max Deal

TweetFree agency is a period full of surprises and moments that can completely change the outlook of the upcoming season. The Charlotte Hornets wasted no time taking advantage of free agency, offering Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward, a max deal. The offer is reportedly a 4 year deal worth $63 million. The addition of Hayward would make the Hornets one of the best teams in the Eastern...

Hornets Rumors: Gordon Hayward agrees to offer sheet with Charlotte

Utah Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to sign an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, according to the Charlotte Observer. Once Hayward signs the offer sheet, which is expected to happen on July 10th when free agents can officially sign new contracts, Utah will have three days to either match the offer or let the sharp-shooting perimeter threat leave for Charlotte...

Hornets Offer Hayward The Max, Wait For Jazz To Match Offer

Courtesy of The Hornets seem to have found the smooth shooting, swingman they were looking for in restricted free agent SF Gordon Hayward. On July 9th the Butler alum agreed to a 4 year/$63 Million offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets. The Utah Jazz will have three days to match the offer sheet, but if they choose not to Hayward will be the newest member to this new...

NBA News: Hornets sign Gordon Hayward to max offer sheet; Jazz expected to match

And neither of these guys even went to UNC!Typically frugal owner Michael Jordan is opening up the bank for former Brad Stevens' college star Gordon Hayward.Restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to a four-year, $63 million maximum contract offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, league sources told Yahoo Sports.A player option for the fourth year of the deal and a 15...

Gordon Hayward to sign ‘major’ offer sheet with Hornets

Photo: Tony Dejak/AP The Charlotte Bobcats had a very promising season last year after the addition of Al Jefferson and the emergence of Kemba Walker, though they were slept by the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs. Now the Charlotte Hornets, the team is looking to add another big piece to surround Jefferson and Walker, and have potentially found their guy as they have...

Sports Bros Podcast: Harvey Langi and Gordon Hayward

Join the Sports Bros Podcast tonight at 7:00 MDT as the Bros welcome Torn By Sports contributor Spencer Wixom to talk about Gordon Hayward getting a max deal with the Jazz. Also, the Bros discuss Ute-turned-Cougar running back Harvey Langi. The post Sports Bros Podcast: Harvey Langi and Gordon Hayward appeared first on

Gordon Hayward Accepts Contract with the Charlotte Hornets

photo via Gordon Hayward has accepted an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets. Terms of the deal right now are undisclosed, but the amount is reported to be extremely high. Hayward is a very versitle small forward that improves every season. Hayward can be a great asset to the talented Hornet’s roster. Hayward is a restricted FA, so the Jazz can match this...
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