3 Targets For Charlotte Hornets To Pursue With Gordon Hayward Trade

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The Charlotte Hornets fell woefully short in their play-in game against the Hawks. Recently, NBA trade rumors suggest that Gordon Hayward may be looking for a change of scenery. The veteran may be ready to embrace a more tailor-made win-now situation.

Unfortunately for Hayward, his preferences may have little bearing on his situation. Sadly, he hasn’t been the type of player who can approach a franchise with a list of preferred destinations since a gruesome leg injury cut his prime short.

At the same time, he’s still a quality rotation player who should have suitors on the trade market.

Meanwhile, the Hornets have a desperate need for a big man. If they’re shopping Hayward over the summer, that’s the type of player they’d like to receive in return. With that said, there are exceptions to every rule.

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The Hornets could look for cap relief in exchange for Hayward. They’ll need to decide on Miles Bridges’ restricted free agency this summer. Given his breakout performance this season, they’ll likely look to keep him.

Here are three players the Charlotte Hornets could target if they’re looking to move on from Hayward this offseason. Alternatively, they could look to package his contract with draft picks to acquire a star. Who knows! This is the NBA.

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