Ainge revealed Hayward could be playing basketball in two months' time, which gives him ample time to get his conditioning back for the start of the next season in October.
"I'm worth more than $12-14 million [per year]", Smart told ESPN's Jackie MacMullan.
Danny Ainge says Kyrie Irving missed Game 7 because he was recovering from surgery for a deviated septum. Now I understand why the rest of the National Football League fans hates us going to so many Super Bowls. We had younger players stepping up to plate such as Terry Rozier, Jayson Tatum, Jayln Brown, Marcus Morris, Marcus Smart, Al Horford, and Aron Baynes, these guys came to play and Head Coach Brad Stevens lead them the way.
"Everybody is replaceable", he added. And while he'll be the first to acknowledge Smart's importance to the Celtics over the last four seasons, he understands the National Basketball Association landscape and what it takes to build a contender while managing payroll.More news: This Is Why Kim Kardashian Visited The White House Yesterday
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"I think that everybody is replaceable", Ainge said Thursday.
To make matters worse, his 2½-year-old son accidentally kicked him in the nose on Monday morning. In his previous six seasons with Houston, Phoenix and Detroit, he played only four playoff games, all with Detroit in 2016. If he's just at home chilling or somewhere not important, to me, that's a problem.
LeBron James is superhuman, having played in every single game for the Cleveland Cavaliers this year. "I'm not really a big screamer. I've been around a lot of places and Boston has definitely been my favorite". They also can match any free agent offer that is made by another team. "At this time previous year, I didn't think we would have 11 new players". So did many analysts on Twitter, including even Baker Mayfield.