Why Hawks', Gordon Hayward's Mutual Interest Would Be Celtics' Nightmare Scenario - NESN.com

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The Atlanta Hawks reportedly are interested in Gordon Hayward, and if the feeling is mutual that could spell bad news for the Boston Celtics.
The Milwaukee Bucks might've already ruined the Boston Celtics' offseason plans.

The Atlanta Hawks could end up twisting the knife.

The Celtics and Gordon Hayward reportedly have agreed to extend the deadline to Thursday for Hayward to make a decision on his $34.2 million player option for the upcoming season. Reading between the lines, the extension likely means the Celtics are trying to cook up trade offers and see what's out there.

But here's the thing: If Hayward opts out, he likely would cost too much for many teams to sign him…
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