The Charlotte Hornets extended an offer sheet to restricted free agent forward Gordon Hayward, the team announced Thursday.
Terms were not disclosed, but the deal is a four-year, $63 million offer, according to multiple reports.
In accordance with the NBA's collective bargaining agreement, Hayward's current team, the Utah Jazz, has three days to match the offer.
The 6-foot-8 Hayward saw action in 77 games for the Jazz last year, averaging career highs of 16.2 points, 5.2 assists, 5.1 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 36.4 minutes. He led the team in scoring and minutes played, ranked second in assists and was tied for third in rebounds.
In his fourth NBA season, Hayward posted career highs in nearly every statistical category.
The ninth overall pick in the 2010 draft, Hayward has played in 287 games during his four-year career, all with the Jazz. He has career averages of 12.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 28.4 minutes, with shooting percentages of .436 from the field.