|Rights: Be A nor GM||HT: 6-11|
|Jersey: 10||WT: 220|
|DOB: 5/23/2000||Age: 21|
|Sal: $5.35M||Inj: GTD - Left Ankle Not Specified - Game Time Decision|
|Player Avg: FBPPG =0.00 PPG=0.00 RPG=0.00 BLKPG=0.00|
|Contract Status: TO - Team Option|
|Jaxson Hayes: Option exercised by team|
Hayes’ fourth-year option was exercised by New Orleans on Thursday.
The Scoop: The 6-foot-11 big's fourth-year option was exercised by the team Thursday, locking in Hayes under contract for next year's season. The Texas product is currently practicing in limited fashion with the team while dealing with an ankle injury as he hopes to be ready for the team's Oct. 20 season opener against Philadelphia.
Oct 13 4:06 ET