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Gordon Hayward
Gordon Hayward
Position: F
Born: 03/23/90
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:207 lbs. / 93.9 kg.
Salary: $28,500,000
The injury is not to the same leg that suffered a major injury in 2017, but Hayward has endured many lower body injuries since returning to the court, and he’s been slow to play with the same aggression upon returning. It became a frustrating, seemingly never-ending cycle when he was with the Celtics. Some executives around the league felt the Hornets took a major risk signing Hayward to a four-year, $120 million deal last offseason. Hayward has shined so far, but his eventual return will be his first big test with Charlotte. Hopefully, he’ll still be the best version of himself.

Gordon Hayward out at least four weeks

Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward will be lost for at least four weeks with a right foot sprain, the team announced Saturday. Hayward injured his foot on a drive to the rim in the first half of Friday’s road victory over the Indiana Pacers. Based on video replay, he appeared to step on the foot of Pacers center Myles Turner, then slipped to the floor. Hayward, who grew up in Indiana, was having a big game prior to that injury, totaling 13 points, eight rebounds and six assists in 19 minutes.
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Gordon addresses the Celtics’ most present priority of filling the hole left by Gordon Hayward’s departure with a dynamic wing approaching his prime and acquires a player with another year left of declining salary on his deal. Gordon both satisfies the desire to get a high-level complementary piece on the same timeline of its core while limiting the luxury tax pain next season. Depending on whether the Celtics make an additional trade and jump into the luxury tax this season — they currently have approximately $13.51 million of room below the tax, per league sources — they would not face the repeater tax until the ‘22-‘23 season at the earliest.