HoopsHype Gordon Hayward rumors

July 2, 2014 Updates

Hayward, 23, is one of the top young free agents on the market, but the widespread belief is that the Utah Jazz would match any offer that comes his way. As USA TODAY Sports reported Monday, Hayward was expected to draw interest from the Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns, the Lakers, Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies and others. USA Today Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers have a meeting scheduled with Utah Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward, league sources confirmed to cleveland.com. However, the Cavs have not yet made a decision on an offer, and the team and Hayward are still in a "get-to-know-you" phase. Cleveland Plain Dealer

July 1, 2014 Updates

Mark Murphy: Celtics contacted approximately 30 players last night, according to source. Gordon Hayward and Chandler Parsons are on the list. Twitter @Murf56

Tony Jones: Jazz and RFA Gordon Hayward have talked tonight, league source tells The Salt Lake Tribune. Both sides are expected to continue talks on Tue Twitter @Tjonessltrib

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