Promising future for Haywood

Brendan Haywood is halfway through his first season out of Chapel Hill, and his success thus far has him eying the big contracts that await down the road.

Haywood -- drafted 20th by Cleveland then traded to Orlando, which later dealt him to Washington -- admits money is his motivation. It's not that his three-year, $2.6 million deal is paltry, but Haywood is thinking about the eight-figure contracts players are eligible for after four years of NBA service. (The team can pick up the option for his fourth season.)

"I keep telling him that $70 million is there waiting for him," Wizards Coach Doug Collins said.

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