The Atlanta Hawks have interest in acquiring Gordon Hayward, who has a player option for 20-21 worth $34.2 million.

The Hawks could acquire Hayward via a sign-and-trade, but they could also sign him outright at they have $44 million in cap space.

The Hawks and Boston Celtics agreed to extend Hayward's deadline for his player option to Thursday.

Hayward is believed to be drawing interest of teams beyond the Hawks.