Gordon Hayward is in Boston. Fresh cut, new suit...press conference today?
The Boston Celtics newest prized offseason acquisition Gordon Hayward is in the city and getting fresh for a press conference to announce his signing that could come as soon as today. While Danny Ainge has spent the past few days creating room for Hayward's max-deal it would appear that Hayward flying in from his vacation home in San Diego would mean that his official signing must be imminent. He was spotted yesterday suit shopping and said that he needed a suit for today:
@StoolGreenie my friend just saw Gordon at jos a bank. Allegedly Hayward says "uhhh I need a suit for tomorrow." hoping that means he signed pic.twitter.com/yqLD6BfQJR— Spenten (@MoMoneyMorency) July 6, 2017
That story was backed up by the Boston barber who cut his hair yesterday, who also said that Hayward mentioned that his press conference would be today:
According to the barber shop in Boston that cut Haywards hair tonight the press conference is tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/SwhnrcYulN— Jeff (@JeffScharver) July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017
Those Jazz fans still showing up in Hayward's Instagram comments. Perhaps I was wrong to only do a Green Envy on the Miami fans.
With Gordon in town and ready to be introduced to the Boston faithful you have to assume that the Celtics have informed him that they'll be officially signing him in the next day or so. I'm not so sure that they'd do it on a Saturday so I fully expect them to make a move sometime today to create the space.
According to Adrain Wojnarowski the Celtics are finalizing a deal sending Avery Bradley to Detroit in exchange for Marcus Morris:
The Pistons are sending Marcus Morris to Boston in the deal, league source tells ESPN. Lakers, Clippers were prominent in talks until end. https://t.co/hd01uMoEO7— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 7, 2017
Looks like one thing is for sure, the Celtics had no problem at all handing over Ray Ray's #20 based on Gordon's Instagram profile:
And based on his Instagram looks like @gordonhayward will be rockin' his #20. We can retire it after Hayward raises 18,19, & 20 ☘️ pic.twitter.com/r8gq3IqO9S— CelticsLife.com (@CelticsLife) July 7, 2017
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