Gordon Hayward RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jazz forward Gordon Hayward breaks down Kobe Bryant's final game

    USA Today "Kobe Bryant's final game was the perfect ending to a 20-year Hall of Fame career, as the Los Angeles Lakers legend scored 60 points on 50 shots to give his team a come-from-behind win in his last hurrah. For Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward — who guarded Bryant for the majority of the game —..." May 13

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    Gordon Hayward has been ruled out for tonight, team says.

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    BREAKING - Gordon Hayward is out tonight for the Utah Jazz v. Cleveland. Been battling Plantar fascitis

  • Gordon Hayward still means everything to the Jazz

    SB Nation "The Utah Jazz were supposed to be the West's next rising team, but their progress has been stunted by injury after injury to key players. Prized young point guard Dante Exum suffered a season-ending torn ACL in the summer, while Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Alec Burks have all missed..." February 02

  • Should the Celtics trade for Gordon Hayward?

    Celtics Blog "The next on our list of "should the Celtics trade for...?" is Brad Stevens' former Butler player Gordon Hayward. The rationale is pretty obvious. There's a connection between the coach and player and Hayward could provide some next level scoring for the Celtics. The only reason the Jazz..." January 26

  • Gordon Hayward is an true star — and the answer to the Jazz's big question

    Sporting News "Some secrets are kept better than others. The Jazz's success last season, and internal optimism coming into this season could be seen as a secret. But the Jazz's best player shouldn't be one much longer. Gordon Hayward is turning into one of the league's best all-around offensive players. And..." September 23

  • Jazz will rest Gordon Hayward, but won’t shut him down

    Salt Lake Tribune "The season isn't a sprint, as the saying goes, it's a marathon. Although in the case of Gordon Hayward, it's been closer to seven of them — and the Jazz swingman can feel the miles adding up. According to the NBA's player tracking data, no Jazzman has logged more miles on the floor this year..." April 09

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    David Locke @Lockedonsports

    Both Gordon Hayward and Rodney Hood are listed as doubtful for Wednesday game v. Portland

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    Gordon Hayward's status (low back strain) for tonight has been upgraded to PROBABLE. #HOUatUTA

  • Gordon Hayward's back could sideline him against Houston

    Salt Lake Tribune "They survived the Knicks without him. But can the Utah Jazz get by without their leading scorer, Gordon Hayward, against a Western Conference contender like the Houston Rockets? Will they even have to find out? Stay tuned. The toll of a long season finally caught up with Hayward this..." March 12

  • Gordon Hayward is becoming a franchise player

    SB Nation "Gordon Hayward's body ached. There was the smack of Carmelo Anthony's shoulder on the block, pump-faking him into the air for the and-one. There was the sting of getting popped in the eye by Pablo Prigioni on a drive. There were the elbows that swung at his gut when he darted into the..." January 16

  • Jazz's Gordon Hayward is proving he's worth his max offer sheet

    CBS Sports "Four years and $63 million. That was the offer sheet Gordon Hayward signed with the Charlotte Hornets last summer and it's the offer sheet the Utah Jazz didn't hesitate to match. If it looks like a lot of money, that's because it is. The real kicker with this contract though wasn't exactly the..." December 20

  • Sheridan: Gordon Hayward is Most Likely to be Cut by Team USA

    Sheridan Hoops "Derrick Rose will play Friday against Puerto Rico, we have been assured. Of course, knee soreness has a way of changing things — which was why Rose did not play Wednesday against the Dominican Republic. As I wrote Tuesday, Rose’s status and questions over his ability to play five games in six..." August 22

  • Jazz match, Gordon Hayward to sign four-year, $63 million deal to stay in Utah

    The Deseret News "It's official. Gordon Hayward will be staying in Utah. The Jazz informed the Charlotte Hornets via email Saturday morning that they will match the four-year, $63 million offer sheet that Hayward, a restricted free agent, signed on Thursday, as has been reported would happen. Hayward is in..." July 12

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Jazz will match Gordon Hayward's $63M sheet, but wouldn't be a surprise to see them take full 3 days to notify Hornets, sources tell Yahoo.

  • Sources: Gordon Hayward agrees to $63 million offer sheet with Hornets

    Yahoo! Sports "Restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to a four-year, $63 million maximum contract offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, league sources told Yahoo Sports. A player option for the fourth year of the deal and a 15 percent trade kicker are expected to be included in the offer sheet,..." July 09

  • Utah Jazz set to match significant offers for Gordon Hayward

    The Deseret News "The Utah Jazz aren't expected to be big players in the upcoming free agency market, which officially opens up Monday at 10 p.m. But they do have their sights set on two familiar faces. Gordon Hayward and Marvin Williams. And Hayward, who earned $11 million in his first four NBA seasons,..." June 30

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    Aaron Falk @tribjazz

    So sensible. Jazz officially tendered a qualifying offer to Gordon Hayward today.

  • Utah Jazz: GM Lindsey wants Hayward to be ‘a career Jazz member’

    Salt Lake Tribune "Next week, Gordon Hayward will be in the Philippines, hosting a basketball camp. Sometime "soon" after that, he’ll be getting married. As for his plans as an unrestricted free agent? Well, the 24-year-old wing might not want to make too many of them. Speaking at the team’s locker cleanout..." April 17

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  • Source: Celtics interested in Utah's Hayward

    CSN New England "The Celtics have expressed some interest in acquiring Utah's Gordon Hayward, a league source tells CSNNE.com. Hayward, who starred for Celtics head coach Brad Stevens while at Butler, will become a restricted free agent this summer after he and the Jazz could not come to terms on an extension..." February 19

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    Steve Luhm @sluhm

    Sounds like Enes Kanter will start for Derrick Favors tonight vs. Minnesota. Also sounds like Gordon Hayward will play, as expected.

  • Gordon Hayward doubtful for tonight's game at San Antonio

    The Deseret News "If the Utah Jazz do the unthinkable on the Spurs’ home court tonight in front of an ESPN audience, it will likely happen without their leading scorer. The Jazz, who’ve lost five in a row at AT&T Center and dropped 25 of 27 all-time in the arena, are not expecting to have shooting guard Gordon..." January 15

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward (hip) is doubtful tonight at San Antonio.

  • Jazz's Gordon Hayward says Kobe Bryant's injury affects NBA's appeal 'worldwide'

    The Deseret News "The "Black Mamba" once again has been snakebitten with injury. Los Angeles star guard Kobe Bryant is expected to miss six weeks with a fractured knee after recently returning from a torn Achilles tendon. Jazz guard Gordon Hayward said it’s difficult to see anybody get hurt, but that Bryant's..." December 27

  • Gordon Hayward announces engagement on Christmas

    The Deseret News "Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward celebrated Christmas by announcing his engagement to girlfriend Robyn Van Vliet from his Twitter and Instagram accounts. "Merry Christmas to everyone out there! Hope it's a good one! Mine was especially good bc SHE SAID YES!!!! So thrilled I get to marry my best..." December 26

  • Peter Vecsey: Suns will try to make "unmatchable" offer sheet for Gordon Hayward next summer

    Bright Side Of The Sun "A year after the Suns made a max offer to Eric Gordon, which was quickly matched by New Orleans, the Phoenix Suns are "reportedly" planning to overpay Utah SF Gordon Hayward next summer. First of all, make what you will of a rumor like this. It's just a tweet and those are free - and don't need..." November 24

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    InsideHoops.com @InsideHoops

    Gordon Hayward has a right knee cap contusion. #Jazz say he is game-time decision for tonight.

  • Hayward’s teammates tell him to keep shooting

    Salt Lake Tribune "There were only about 30 seconds left to go before the worst shooting night of his career would be over, and Utah Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward wanted to be the guy to inbound the ball, to try to find a teammate for a basket. Richard Jefferson stopped him and called a play. "I made him go to..." November 22

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Gordon Hayward not practicing with team. He has a bruised right knee cap and is getting treatment. Game-time decision Friday.

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Gordon Hayward is not practicing because of a bruised right shin. Game-time decision Friday vs. Spurs.

  • Utah Jazz fail to reach deal on contract extension for Gordon Hayward

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gordon Hayward will become a restricted free agent at the end of the season, after the fourth-year forward and the Utah Jazz failed to agree to a contract extension before the league deadline Thursday night. The Jazz and Hayward’s camp had until midnight Eastern to reach a deal. Yahoo! Sports..." November 01

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Gordon Hayward and Jazz have until midnight EST to agree on extension, but sides still have a long way to go for a deal, sources tell Yahoo.

  • Jazz, Hayward far apart in extension talks

    Yahoo! Sports "As the deadline for Class of 2010 contract extensions looms at midnight on Friday, the Utah Jazz and forward Gordon Hayward remain far apart in discussions, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Talks are expected to pick up this week, but there's nothing resembling even the baseline for an..." October 26

  • Report: Hayward, Jazz working on extension

    ESPN "The Utah Jazz with less than a week to go before the league deadline remain in talks with swingman Gordon Hayward on a contract extension according to sources close to the process. The Jazz already have struck a deal with big man Derrick Favors and have until 11:59 p.m. ET on Halloween to come..." October 25

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Heard first strong rumbles this weekend that Gordon Hayward like Derrick Favors will indeed get extension from Jazz before Oct. 31 buzzer

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    Utah Jazz @utahjazz

    Jazz F Gordon Hayward (bruised right arch) did not practice today but is expected to be available for Wednesday’s game #PORatUTA

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    Bill Oram @tribjazz

    Gordon Hayward says he has been asked by Jazz to be more of a playmaker this season.

  • Report: Gordon Hayward, Jazz talking contract extension

    Pro Basketball Talk "Gordon Hayward has developed into a solid wing player for the Utah Jazz and has shown improvement in each of his last two seasons since entering the league in 2010. Hayward will finish up the final guaranteed year of his rookie deal next season which means he’s currently eligible for a contract..." September 07

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    Bill Oram @tribjazz

    Dennis Lindsey says on @1280thezone that conversations about extending Favors Hayward are ongoing. But willing to let market dictate price.

  • Jazz need Gordon Hayward to take the lead

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gordon Hayward’s demeanor after the game that ended the Jazz’s season last week at Memphis descended to the same subterranean level it had fallen to after every loss, particularly the 28 beatdowns on the road: a dark place somewhere between disappointment and devastation. There may have been..." April 21

  • Hayward leads Jazz over Grizzlies at home

    The Deseret News "After a 110-87 shellacking on the road at the hand of the Oklahoma City Thunder earlier in the week, the Jazz sorely needed a win to keep playoff hopes alive. Gordon Hayward led the way with 17 points and eight rebounds as the Jazz edged the Memphis Grizzlies, 90-84. Guards: Mo Williams looked..." March 17

  • Mo Williams tutored Hayward during injury

    Salt Lake Tribune "Gordon Hayward wasn’t alone in the 10 games he missed before the All-Star break. The Jazz sixth man spent his time watching games from the bench and the trainer’s room alongside Mo Williams. Williams, the injured veteran point guard, broke down plays with Hayward. "I can learn a lot from him..." March 03

  • Gordon Hayward won’t play against the Thunder

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Utah Jazz have already ruled forward Gordon Hayward out of Tuesday night’s game against Oklahoma City because of sprained shoulder. After the morning shoot-around at EnergySolutions Arena, the team issued a statement said Hayward would not play against the Thunder. He was listed as..." February 12

  • Report: Suns interested in Al Jefferson, Gordon Hayward

    CBS Sports "The Suns seem to have realized that their plan coming into the season was a total disaster. When canning qualified head coach Alvin Gentry didn't suddenly, magically turn the season around, the trade rumors started. First they were linked to a potential deal involving Iman Shumpert headed to..." February 12

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    Bill Oram @

    Gordon Hayward says he will rest sprained shoulder through all star break.

  • Jazz Stars Al Jefferson and Gordon Hayward Reportedly Drawing Interest from Suns

    Bleacher Report "The Phoenix Suns are apparently looking to make some noise on or before the Feb. 21 trading deadline, and they currently have their sights set on Al Jefferson and Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz. According to Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic, the organization has expressed interest in these..." February 11

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    K.C Johnson @

    From Jazz shootaround, Earl Watson is gametime decision and Gordon Hayward is doubtful vs. Bulls.

  • Hayward out again as Jazz battle Milwaukee

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Utah Jazz will be without injured forward Gordon Hayward on Wednesday night, when they play Milwaukee at EnergySolutions Arena. Hayward, the Jazz’s No. 3 scorer who averages 13.5 points, is sidelined with a sprained shoulder. Utah will also be without starting point guard Mo Williams, who..." February 06

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    Bill Oram @

    Gordon Hayward out, Earl Watson game time decision for #jazz tonight vs Bucks

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