The Wizards had John Wall under contract for the next two seasons then signed him to a super-max extension that locks him in for an additional four three years. John Wall's extension includes a fourth-year player option and a 15 percent trade kicker, league source tells ESPN. Wall’s extension projects to pay him $169 million over four years – $30 million more than another team’s projected max offer over the same span.
In the end, what was it that led this summer's most coveted free agent, Gordon Hayward, to finally choose the Celtics? "I don't know if there was one thing," Hayward told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on "The Woj Podcast" released Monday. "I think if I would've stayed in Utah, we would've been really good. It would've been a great situation for me. My family would have been happy. We loved it there. "It was a different feeling in Boston that we had. It was like a gut feeling. When we broke it down, the city, the coaching staff, the players. The feeling of putting on a Boston Celtics uniform and competing for a title outweighed everything." MORE CELTICS Report: Celtics inquire about a potential Kyrie
Rose met with the Cavaliers on Monday and committed to a one-year, veteran’s minimum deal.