As Game 1 progressed Sunday, Gordon Hayward started resembling Al Jefferson and Tyrone Corbin.

Salty moisture beads formed, multiplied and dripped.

His hair became soaked.

Yep, in his first playoff experience, Hayward looked like he was braving a pouring sweat storm without an umbrella.

"I think it was just the extra adrenaline from it being the first playoff game," Hayward said, smiling. "But it was hot out there."