Throw in a frowny-face emoji from Ricky Rubio, who was traded to the Jazz this weekend and was part of the team recruiting Hayward to stay on Monday, and the entire thing was a sloppy scramble with several missed layers of communication.
“There were so many great things pulling me (to Boston),” Hayward wrote. “There was the winning culture of Boston, as a city from the Sox, to the Pats, to the Bruins. There was the special history of the Celtics, as a franchise from Russell, to Bird, to Pierce, and it goes on. There was the amazing potential of this current Celtics roster, as a team from ownership, to the front office, to a talented roster with Isaiah, and Al, and everyone else.
“We haven’t made any sort of decisions or determinations on that. I think we want to take it one step at a time,” Antonetti said. “The first part of that is finishing the first rounds of tests and letting the doctors narrow the focus of what might be causing Tito not to feel well and Kids Cheap Jerseys get that corrected. We’ll reassess things after that point.
The Bills in May declined Watkins’ fifth-year option, meaning he’ll be a free agent after this season and over the life of his four-year rookie contract, he’ll make $19.9 million guaranteed.
That’s a lot of money, obviously, but some who are pushing Knicks Cheap Jerseys for NFL players to make more add some context: The NFL’s annual revenue dwarfs the NBA’s, yet pro football players’ collective bargaining agreement means they see a relatively smaller piece of that windfall.
Watkins’ fifth-year option would have paid him $13.3 million. Instead, he’ll enter a contract year having missed eight games in 2016. He only recently resumed practice at minicamp after missing most of the Bills’ offseason workouts because he underwent foot surgery in January.