Coach Brad Stevens could not believe it when the 17-year-old boy he was coaching 10 years ago is back under his tutelage at 27. Brad Stevens, the current coach of the Celtics and Gordon Hayward has a history together and this move reunites both of them in an effort to fulfill a mission that both of them set.
They want to win a championship together.
"It's really an unbelievable thing to be sitting with a guy in your office when he's 16 or 17 years old, and to again be sitting with him when he's 27," the Celtics coach said on Friday after Hayward signed his four-year, $128 million deal." - Brad Stevens, NBA.com
Celtics formally sign Gordon Hayward to 4-yr/$128M max deal.
Hayward will play along sign star point guard Isaiah Thomas.