Gordon Hayward

Salt City Seven: Team M*A*S*H, Ode to Rudy, Two More Spaldings & More
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Salt City Seven: Team M*A*S*H, Ode to Rudy, Two More Spaldings & More

January 14th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Welcome to your 11th weekly recap of all things Jazz. Seven bits of wisdom and fun to wrap up seven days’ worth of Utah hoops. If you ran a basketball team that fielded a starting lineup of Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors,...
The Rundown: Knicks @ Jazz 12/9/15
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The Rundown: Knicks @ Jazz 12/9/15

December 9th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
It seems some subset of the NBA population will forever be wondering whether Gordon Hayward is a star, whether Gordon Hayward was overpaid, whether Gordon Hayward has what it takes to be the leader of a title-contending...
Salt City Seven: Hayward, Horns, Happy Birthday and More
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Salt City Seven: Hayward, Horns, Happy Birthday and More

November 12th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Welcome to Thursday: the warmup act for the weekend, a Jim Croce B-side, and the day for our new tradition of dropping seven nuggets of Jazz wisdom. This is the second installment of the Salt City Seven, a weekly recap of all...
What’s Happening With Hayward?
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What’s Happening With Hayward?

November 2nd, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
The Utah Jazz are currently 2-1 and have looked mostly impressive against some subpar competition. Derrick Favors has been playing like an All-Star and alongside Rudy Gobert, the defense has been suffocating. But the third member...
East Coast Hayward
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East Coast Hayward

September 21st, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
In a recent Locked on Sports podcast with Jazz radio play-by-play caller David Locke, a question was raised concerning what Gordon Hayward’s status would be if he played for an Eastern Conference team. In an ideal world,...
Jazz Break into Big Three Territory
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Jazz Break into Big Three Territory

September 9th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
Sports Illustrated’s Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney recently released their annual Top NBA Players for the upcoming season, and one of the greatest surprises is embedded so deeply that few but Utah Jazz fans are likely to see...
Trade Trails: The Gifts that Keep on Giving
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Trade Trails: The Gifts that Keep on Giving

July 31st, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Without looking, take a wild guess at how many of the 18 Jazz players who have contracts for 2015-16 were acquired using Utah’s own picks. Go ahead, guess. I’ll wait… For a program that has ostensibly been built...
Gordon Hayward Proving His Worth
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Gordon Hayward Proving His Worth

April 28th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Many a Jazz fan will look back on July 14th, 2014 as a source of retroactive pride. That was the day the Jazz matched Charlotte’s four-year, $63 million offer in restricted free agency to Gordon Hayward, locking him up for at...
Gordon Hayward is Tired
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Gordon Hayward is Tired

April 7th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
There are two lines of thought when it comes to themes like fatigue and over-taxation of a given player’s body. The first is more of a short-term view: A guy is leaned upon too heavily within individual games, asked to do more...
Game Ball Batch Four (a.k.a. An Ode to Gordon Hayward)
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Game Ball Batch Four (a.k.a. An Ode to Gordon Hayward)

February 26th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
You’re going to read a lot about Gordon Hayward in this fourth edition of the Game Ball rankings. Another batch of glowing recognition for some of Utah’s recent victory engineers seemed like exactly what Jazzland...