For four years and $20 million dollars, you’d think that the Sacramento Kings wouldn’t find too many suitors trying to pry away Modesto’s own Chuck Hayes. And you’d be wrong. According to Chris Haynes of Slam and Pro Basketball Online, the Minnesota Timberwolves are neck and neck for Hayes’ service, according to his agent:
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#Sacramento #Kings & #Minnesota #Timberwolves are on equal ground in attaining Hayes. #NBA #Rockets
The news comes after last night’s announcement that the Kings were “optimistic” that Hayes would sign their 4/$20 million dollar offer.
One could assume the location factor in Sacramento, close as Hayes could potentially play to his former hometown of Modesto would play a role in his decision, but if Minnesota offers a bit more on the financial side – the once assumed signing may be little more than a fallen rumor.
We’ll known soon either way.