Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics

Gordon Hayward to Decline 2020-21 Player Option

The Boston Celtics could be without Gordon Hayward this season. Shams Charania of The Athletic reports that the 30-year-old has chosen not to exercise his player option for the 2020-21 campaign.

Turning down the option doesn’t mean that Hayward doesn’t intend to return to Boston, it just means that, if he does, it would be on a new contract.

Hayward was set to earn $34.5 million with his player option but could…

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