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Position
F
 
Jersey
20
Name  Gordon Hayward
Born  3/23/1990
Height  6-8
Weight  220
College  Butler
7/9/2014 7:38:00 PM
Description: According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Jazz are prepared to match the Hornets max offer sheet to restricted free agent Gordon Hayward.
Insight: The 24-year-old Hayward was one of seven players to average 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game last season (LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Joakim Noah, Nicolas Batum and Michael Carter-Williams were the others) and one of five with at least 14 ppg, 5.0 rpg, and 5.0 apg. He's expected to sign a four-year, $63 million offer sheet with Charlotte on Thursday, but Utah won't let him get away.
 
6/29/2014 7:26:00 PM
Description: The Jazz are expected to match any offer for restricted free agent Gordon Hayward, according to beat writer Jody Genessy.
Insight: The Phoenix Suns are expected to make a significant offer to Hayward, but it appears he'll be a member of the Jazz next season. Hayward was one of seven players to average 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game last season (LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Joakim Noah, Nicolas Batum and Michael Carter-Williams were the others) and one of five with at least 14 ppg, 5.0 rpg, and 5.0 apg.
 
Hot3/8/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward had 22 points, eight assists, three steals and two rebounds in 44 minutes Saturday night.
Insight: Hayward is one of five players in the NBA averaging at least 16-5-5 (points/assists/rebounds), and he has added 1.5 steals and 1.2 threes per game.
 
Cold2/9/2014 9:31:00 AM
Description: Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward has made just 31.6 percent of his field-goal attempts and averaged 10.9 ppg over his last seven games.
Insight: He has scored in single figures in four of the past five games. He's only shooting 40.8 percent from the field this season but still has plenty of fantasy value due to his averages of 16.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 1.4 steals, 1.2 threes, 0.6 blocks and .833 free-throw percentage.
 
1/22/2014 12:20:00 AM
Description: Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward (hip) played Tuesday against the Timberwolves and came up big with 27 points, five rebounds and five assists.
Insight: Hayward missed the last five games due to a hip flexor strain. Welcome back. Alec Burks, who started and played well in Hayward's absence, returned to the bench but stayed hot anyway with 18 points of his own.
 
1/21/2014 8:50:00 PM
Description: Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward (hip) will play Tuesday against the Timberwolves.
Insight: Hayward (17.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 4.9 apg) missed the last five games due to a hip flexor strain. Alec Burks has averaged 18.8 ppg in Hayward's absence, but will return to the bench.
 
1/20/2014 5:17:00 PM
Description: Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward (hip) will practice Monday and is likely to play Tuesday against the Timberwolves, according to Steve Luhm of the Salt Lake Tribune.
Insight: Hayward (17.1 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 4.9 apg) missed the last five games due to a hip flexor strain. Alec Burks has averaged 18.8 ppg in Hayward's absence.
 
1/18/2014 7:16:00 PM
Description: Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward is still out with a strained hip flexor. SOURCE: Jody Genessy, Deseret News
Insight: Saturday's game against Minnesota will mark Hayward's fifth consecutive absence. Alec Burks has averaged 19 ppg in his place.
 
1/18/2014 12:46:00 PM
Description: Utah swingman Gordon Hayward (hip) missed his fourth straight game Friday against the Pistons and is questionable for Saturday's game against Minnesota.
Insight: Hayward last played Jan. 7, when he had 37 points but also suffered a hip flexor strain. Alec Burks had averaged 23.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 3.6 apg in his previous four games before Friday when he disappointed fantasy owners with just six points (on two attempts) in 28 minutes.
 
1/17/2014 6:31:00 PM
Description: Utah swingman Gordon Hayward (hip) will miss his fourth straight game Friday against the Pistons, according to Aaron Falk of the Salt Lake Tribune.
Insight: Hayward last played Jan. 7, when he had 37 points but also suffered a hip flexor strain. Alec Burks has averaged 23.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 3.6 apg in his absence.
 
1/17/2014 11:10:00 AM
Description: Utah swingman Gordon Hayward (hip) sat out for the third straight game Wednesday and is questionable for Friday's game against Detroit.
Insight: Hayward last played Jan. 7, when he had 37 points but also suffered a hip flexor strain. Alec Burks has averaged 23.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 3.6 apg in his absence.
 
1/15/2014 8:07:00 PM
Description: Utah swingman Gordon Hayward (hip) will sit out for the third straight game Wednesday, according to Aaron Falk of the Salt Lake Tribune.
Insight: Hayward last played Jan. 7, when he had 37 points but also suffered a hip flexor strain. Alec Burks has averaged 25 ppg in his absence.
 
1/15/2014 3:07:00 PM
Description: Utah swingman Gordon Hayward is unlikely to suit up for Wednesday's game in San Antonio. SOURCE: Jody Genessy, Deseret News
Insight: A strained hip flexor has kept him out for over a week. With Alec Burks (12.8 ppg) playing well, the Jazz shouldn't be in any rush to bring Hayward back.
 
1/14/2014 5:49:00 PM
Description: Jazz G/F Gordon Hayward (hip) will travel with the team for its three-game road trip that begins Wednesday, according to the Associated Press.
Insight: Hayward strained his hip flexor last week and missed the last two games. Alec Burks has been fantastic in his place, scoring 25 ppg, including a career-high 34 Monday.
 
1/13/2014 7:55:00 PM
Description: Jazz G/F Gordon Hayward will miss his second game in a row Monday against Denver. SOURCE: Jody Genessy, Deseret News
Insight: It's been almost a week since Hayward strained his hip flexor but apparently he's still feeling the effects. Fantasy owners can plug in his backup Alec Burks (12.2 ppg) in the mean time.
 
1/11/2014 3:08:00 PM
Description: Utah swingman Gordon Hayward (hip) will be a game-time decision Monday against the Nuggets.
Insight: Hayward suffered a strained muscle in his left hip flexor Tuesday against the Thunder and missed his first game of the season Friday. The guard/forward has taken advantage of a sizable role with the tanking Jazz to average 17.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 1.3 steals, 1.2 threes and 0.7 blocks in 37 games this season.
 
1/10/2014 7:21:00 PM
Description: Utah swingman Gordon Hayward is out for Friday's game against Cleveland. SOURCE: Jason Lloyd, Akron Beacon Journal
Insight: Hayward suffered a strained muscle in his left hip flexor Tuesday against the Thunder. This will be his first absence of the season. Alec Burks (12.1 ppg) will start in his place.
 
Hot1/10/2014 1:00:00 PM
Description: Jazz G/F Gordon Hayward is questionable for Friday's game against Cleveland after injurying his hip in Tuesday's win over OKC.
Insight: Hayward will be a game-time decision. He has turned it on since January began, hitting 60.4 percent of his shots (64.3 percent of his threes) and averaging 27 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 3.0 threes, 2.0 steals and 1.3 blocks over his last three games.
 
Hot1/8/2014 9:30:00 AM
Description: Jazz G/F Gordon Hayward's 37 points helped Utah upset Oklahoma City Tuesday night.
Insight: Hayward has turned it on since January began, hitting 60.4 percent of his shots (64.3 percent of his threes) and averaging 27 points, 5.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 3.0 threes, 2.0 steals and 1.3 blocks over three games.
 
12/23/2013 10:48:00 PM
Description: Jazz G/F Gordon Hayward came close to a triple-double with 16 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists Monday at Memphis. He added four blocks, one steal and two threes in the game.
Insight: Hayward has pulled down double-digit rebounds in two straight games. He's been a solid fantasy option this season, averaging 16.4 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.6 assists 1.2 steals and 0.6 blocks.