For the second-consecutive summer, the Boston Celtics have landed a marquee free agent, this time in small forward Gordon Hayward.

Hayward, the former No. 9 overall selection, visited the Miami Heat, Celtics and Utah Jazz before making his free agency decision.

According to other reports, Hayward has actually NOT made his decision:

Hayward, who is coming off an All-Star year for the Jazz and made it to the second round of the NBA playoffs shakes up the power in the Eastern Conference by adding a legitimate offensive weapon to a Celtics team lacking one in last year’s playoffs if he is to sign. The Cleveland Cavaliers are still certainly the team to beat, but Boston’s addition makes things a bit more interesting heading into 2017-18.

The Jazz traded for point guard Ricky Rubio, but the move was possibly not enough to keep Hayward from rejoining his college coach, Brad Stevens in Boston.

He averaged a career-best 21 points and five rebounds per game.

Former first-round pick, NBA All-Star Gordon Hayward has reportedly made his free agency decision Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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