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NBA grants Celtics $8.4M disabled player exception after Hayward injury

NBA grants Celtics $8.4M disabled player exception after Hayward injury
Published On: Sat, Oct 28
Apr 10, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) and Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic (23) battle for the ball in the third quarter at the Pepsi Center. The Jazz defeated the Nuggets 100-84. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The second Gordon Hayward went down with a brutal injury, it didnt seem likely he will be back this season. Kevin Durant certainly didnt think so. Maybe Gordon will bounce back, but the smart money is on him being out for the season.

So the Celtics got the okay from the league to bring in another player, reports Shams Charania of The Vertical at Yahoo Sports.

There are limits to this: It can only be used on a player in the last year of his contract. It can be used on a free agents or in a trade.

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