Gordon Hayward RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jazz GM: 'Every fiber of our collective being' wants Hayward back

    KSL "In a wide-ranging interview over a lunch of chicken and steak fajitas from the Mexican restaurant Red Iguana, Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey talked about the future of the Jazz and his plans for the offseason with selected media members Thursday afternoon. Fresh in our minds was the..." May 20

  • Chasing free agent Gordon Hayward ‘No. 1 focus’ for Celtics

    Sportsnet "The Boston Celtics may be playing in the Eastern Conference Finals and holding on to the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be searching for ways to build on their roster. According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Celtics could be looking to make a big..." May 19

  • Jazz GM Lindsey talks about priority of keeping Hayward, Hill

    The Deseret News "Signing Gordon Hayward and George Hill are undoubtedly the most important tasks for the Utah Jazz during the offseason as both key players will have choices to consider about their future come July. Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, who wasn’t available at the year-end press conference last..." May 19

  • Paul George, Gordon Hayward Miss Out on Super-Max Contracts After All-NBA Snubs

    Bleacher Report "With the NBA announcing the 15 players who have been named to the All-NBA team for the 2016-17 season, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George and Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward lost more than just recognition after missing out on the team. B/R's Howard Beck provided the list of this season's..." May 18

  • NBA Insider Believes Celtics Targeting Gordon Hayward As No. 1 Option This Summer

    NESN "The Boston Celtics, as evidenced by their start to Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, probably still are a few players away from competing with the NBA’s elite — the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. But they are in a position to put a dent in that deficit this offseason. The..." May 18

  • Gordon Hayward Undecided About Opt Out

    Real GM Basketball "Gordon Hayward has yet to decide if he will opt out of his contract to become a free agent. "It's hard to think about right now, just because of the season we've had and everything we've gone through," he said at his end-of-season availability. "Today it still feels like you're looking toward..." May 10

  • George Hill: Gordon Hayward’s free agent decision will factor into mine

    Larry Brown Sports "A crucial summer awaits the Utah Jazz after their Round 2 sweep at the hands of the Golden State Warriors, and the stakes very well may be all or nothing. Speaking with reporters at his exit interview on Tuesday, Jazz point guard George Hill said that teammate Gordon Hayward’s free agent..." May 09

  • Gordon Hayward makes trip to L.A. with teammates, could play in Game 5

    Salt Lake Tribune "As of late Monday afternoon, the Utah Jazz hadn't commented officially on Gordon Hayward's status for Tuesday's Game 5 against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center. Still — despite the bout with food poisoning that cost Hayward most of Sunday's Game 4 — the All-Star forward is expected to..." April 25

  • Hayward and Gobert: The new Stockton and Malone?

    The Deseret News "Some things are just better together. Peanut butter and jelly, for instance. Cookies and milk. Movies and popcorn. Greg Ostertag and Fred Flintstone tattoos. The short, feisty guy from Gonzaga and the tall, fierce man from Louisiana Tech. As far as the Utah Jazz and their fans are..." April 14

  • Jazz fans start GoFundMe to buy billboard asking Gordon Hayward to stay

    Larry Brown Sports "Utah Jazz fans are putting on the full-court press in an effort to convince Gordon Hayward to stay with the team. Jazz fan Garrett Jones started a GoFundMe page on Tuesday in the hopes of purchasing a billboard in Salt Lake City between the Jazz practice facility and the Vivint Smart Home Arena..." April 05

  • NBA Rumors: 'Whispers' Gordon Hayward could sign with Heat in free agency

    CBS Sports "Most of this summer’s big-name free agents are near-locks to re-sign where they’re at. It would be at least slightly stunning to see Chris Paul or Blake Griffin leave the Clippers, and no one would ever imagine Stephen Curry or Kevin Durant leaving the Warriors. But one name who is thought to at..." March 30

  • George 'would love to play' with Hayward

    12 Up "The Pacers are now three seasons removed from contending in back-to-back Eastern Conference Finals. Indiana's window opened for a split second before LeBron James shut that down for good. The Pacers present team is shell of their former self and after two straight subpar seasons, Paul George is..." March 23

  • Brad Stevens not talking free agency, but impressed by Gordon Hayward's growth

    Mass Live "Citing NBA rules that prohibit him from discussing potential free agent targets under contract to another team, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens declined to elaborate Monday afternoon on how much attention he pays to the free agency landscape. Specifically, one reporter mentioned forward..." January 03