The Boston Celtics have officially signed Gordon Hayward.
From the Celtics’ press release:
“I’m very happy to welcome Gordon and his family to the Celtics organization and the city of Boston,” said Celtics governor and managing partner Wyc Grousbeck. “He has improved his game every year in the NBA, to an All-Star level. We have been patient during this rebuilding process, and hope to step forward and compete at the highest level.”
Stevens notes Hayward's familiarity with him and also Micah Shrewsberry was important to making him comfortable with true move. #Celtics— Jared Weiss (@JaredWeissNBA) July 14, 2017
And in case you were wondering:
Hayward will wear number 20 for the Celtics.