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Celtics officially sign Gordon Hayward

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The deal is done.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Utah Jazz Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

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.”

And in case you were wondering:

Hayward will wear number 20 for the Celtics.