Utah Jazz forward Gordon Haywood has a number of teams vying for his services next year. There have been reports that multiple teams have considered offering Haywood a max contract. One of those teams is the Boston Celtics who might already have an advantage. According to reports, the Celtics have reached out to Haywood and the interest is mutual.
Have been told that both Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens have contacted Utah’s Gordon Hayward. #Celtics
— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) July 1, 2014
With @BaxterHolmes reporting Celtics have reached out to Gordon Hayward, interest is mutual. Brad Stevens was the RFA's coach at Butler.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 1, 2014
It will be interesting to see how much the Jazz value Haywood. It looks like they are going to pay top dollar to keep him.