Comments on: An Exhaustive Analysis of the 4th Quarter of Gordon Hayward’s High School State Championship Game http://saltcityhoops.com/an-exhaustive-analysis-of-the-4th-quarter-of-gordon-haywards-high-school-state-championship-game/ The ESPN TrueHoop Utah Jazz Site Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:19:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 By: David Lyon http://saltcityhoops.com/an-exhaustive-analysis-of-the-4th-quarter-of-gordon-haywards-high-school-state-championship-game/#comment-16617 Sun, 10 Nov 2013 00:48:16 +0000 http://www.saltcityhoops.com/?p=5187#comment-16617 Re Hayward: Mr. Hall: In all due respect you are far too pollyannish about Hayward. Go analyze the over/under stats this year – Hayward has the worst stat on the team in that regard. He does fine when the game is not on the line but becomes a shrinking violet in situations that matter. He has raw physical talent – approximating Larry Bird’s – but lacks a high basketball IQ. Keep track of the dumb plays he makes in fourth quarter situations – taking poor shots, driving the lane when there is no opening and turning it over, etc. The Jazz bet on the wrong horse when they drafted Hayward – clearly should have drafted Paul George. I predict (and I hope I am wrong) that the Jazz will go nowhere with Hayward as their “go to” player. I would get rid of him as quickly as I could for as much value as possible. Thanks for your comments. Always enjoy reading them. My best, DJL

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