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Several playoff-caliber NBA teams have expressed interest in a potential trade for Charlotte Hornets’ forward Gordon Hayward, according to insights from Michael Scotto of HoopsHype.

As the trade deadline approaches, teams are reaching out to Charlotte to explore the availability of the seasoned forward, adding an intriguing dynamic to the league’s mid-season discussions.

Hayward, a valuable asset for the Hornets, has become a target for playoff contenders looking to bolster their roster for a postseason push.

While Charlotte remains focused on regaining full health and securing a playoff spot, the trade inquiries indicate the league-wide recognition of Hayward’s impact and versatility.

This season, the 33-year-old veteran has been a consistent contributor for the Hornets, averaging 13.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 4.6 assists in 32.3 minutes per game.