Hornets sign Gordon Hayward to maximum offer sheet
Utah has three days to match the offer sheet, as Hayward is a restricted free agent.
Financial terms were not disclosed, but according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, Hayward will receive a four-year deal worth $63 million.
According to Wojnarowski, Hayward, the No. 9 overall pick in the 2010 draft, will receive a player option in the fourth year of the deal and a 15 percent trade kicker.
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