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Boston Celtics Gordon Hayward addresses the crowd before an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Boston, Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Despite playing just a few minutes of basketball last season, Gordon Hayward is being pursued by several shoe manufacturers looking for his endorsement.

Hayward, who is recovering from a leg injury he suffered in the first game of 2017-18 NBA season, is fielding offers from New Balance and Chinese sneaker company Anta, according to a report by Uproxx. Hayward has a good chance to make the finals with the Celtics and would make an attractive client for these companies.

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Nike is also looking to re-sign the former Utah Jazz forward to a new contract, the report said.

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