(Steven Hayward) Speaking at a $32,400 a plate fundraiser at Gordon Getty’s house in San Francisco earlier this week, President Obama commented on how “I’ve got some nicks and bruises to prove that I’ve been to this rodeo before,” as preface to explaining that while it’s fine to “hope,” actual change takes time. Show More Summary
Paul Millsap, Al Jefferson and the upcoming Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter combine to form one of the most prominent, deep frontcourt rotations in the NBA. Although Millsap and Jefferson are the two most recognizable names on the roster, neither of them will be as important as the young Gordon Hayward if the Utah Jazz creep into the playoffs. Show More Summary
In the midst of a precipitous Jazz spiral that probably will knock them out of playoff contention, it gives Jazz fans some small measure of solace to look to the blindingly bright future of the franchise. With a young and talented core on the roster and two more first-round draft picks coming their way in June, there is plenty to get excited about. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Marco Belinelli made a 3-pointer with 5.9 seconds remaining to give the Chicago Bulls an 89-88 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz Friday. Utah's Gordon Hayward missed an open 15-footer that would have won the game for the Jazz, who have lost three in a row and six of the last seven games. Show More Summary
In a matchup of potential playoff teams, the Chicago Bulls triumphed over the Utah Jazz by a score of 89-88. The game was not decided until the final possession, when Jimmy Butler hauled in a rebound off a Gordon Hayward miss. With the win, Chicago improved to 35-27 on the season and is four games behind the Indiana Pacers in the Central Division. Show More Summary
Even though the Utah Jazz are contending for a playoff berth, the appreciation of the team is very low. They are seemingly left out of every conversation concerning the top performers, yet they rank ahead of teams that are raved about like the Boston Celtics or Houston Rockets. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Gordon Hayward returned just in time for the Utah Jazz to make one last push to keep their current team together. Al Jefferson, the subject of constant trade rumors leading up to Thursday's trade deadline, had 24 points. Hayward added 17 points to lead the Jazz to a 115-101 wire-to-wire win over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night.
Gordon Hayward was expected to practice Monday and could return to game action as early as Tuesday, coach Tyrone Corbin said. The third-year reserve has missed eight games with a right shoulder sprain suffered at the end of the Jazz’s win over Indiana on Jan. 26. “Hopefully he can have a good practice today,” Corbin said, “and [...]
In the beginning of the season, Al Jefferson was considered one of the Utah Jazz players who was likely going to be dealt before the trade deadline. Most recently, Jefferson was rumored to be in trade conversations with the San Antonio Spurs (via Chris Sheridan of Sheridan Hoops). Show More Summary
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...Show More Summary
The immediate and distant future for the Utah Jazz is completely up in the air. Injuries to key players Mo Williams and Gordon Hayward as well as the virtually unmovable ceiling of seventh or eighth in the West might lead some to think...Show More Summary
Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward will miss his second straight game Wednesday night against the New Orleans Hornets with a sprained right shoulder.
THE FACTS: Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson and guard Gordon Hayward made some costly mistakes late in regulation against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.
Butler student Kevin Schwartz gave fans something Gordon Hayward couldn't.
The Dallas Mavericks had no answer for Gordon Hayward. Hayward scored a season-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers [plus six rebounds and five assists], to lead the Utah Jazz past Dallas 100-94 on Monday night. ”He hurt us all night long,” Dallas coach Rick Carlisle said of Hayward. ”He’s a very athletic player. He is very skilled [...]
THE FACTS: A fresh haircut and clean shave transformed Gordon Hayward into a baby-faced assassin on Monday night.
The crazy thing about this halftime buzzer beater by Chris Paul is that it's a pretty routine move by his standards. Remember when he did this to Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz a couple weeks back? Looks pretty similar to the move you see above on Kobe Bryant. Show More Summary
The rather surprising trade earlier this season that helped the Houston Rockets acquire the multi-talented James Harden from the OKC Thunder has done wonders for the Rockets franchise. The pairing of Harden and Jeremy Lin in the backcourt gives Houston as dynamic a duo as any team in the Association and finally gives the Rockets [...]
After beginning his third NBA season as the starting shooting guard for the Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward found himself on the bench after just 10 games despite a solid start to the season. And though the Butler alum has continued to play...Show More Summary
The Beard finishes out on the fast break.