- Kevin Pelton, ESPN Staff Writer
After flirting with the Cleveland Cavaliers and being linked to the Phoenix Suns, restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has his max offer sheet. The Charlotte Hornets agreed to terms with the restricted free agent on a four-year, $63 million offer Tuesday night, which the Utah Jazz will have 72 hours to match, once it's signed when free agency officially begins Thursday.
What's next for Hayward, the Jazz and the Hornets? And what can other players learn from Hayward's handsome contract? Let's break it down.
Will the Jazz match the $63 million offer sheet the Hornets have offered Gordon Hayward? Kevin Pelton breaks down the deal.