Hayward's shot comes after the buzzer and bounces hard off the rim anyway. Jazz fall to the Lakers 100-97.
Hayward got a good look - not sure it would have counted but didn't drop anyway - 100-97
The universe owes Hayward a half-court game winner.
Gordon Hayward encesta ambos y los Lakers ganan 96-94. Tendrán la bola en sus manos a 13.7 segundos del final.
Not a smart foul by Ed Davis on Gordon Hayward, who makes 2 FTS. Lakers lead down to 96-94, 13.7 seconds left
Gordon Hayward has 20. Rudy Gobert has 16, and 14 rebounds and 3 blocked shots....
Lakers 96 - Jazz 94 13.7 left - Lakers TO after Hayward FT
Hayward hits two. Jazz down 96-94 with 13.7 seconds remaining
By Byron Scott deciding to foul, Gordon Hayward makes both free throws and puts pressure on Lakers to make their free throws now.
Gobert missed 2 FT's … Clarkson missed a pull-up J … Hayward missed a 3 … Jordan Hill to the FT line, 0:18.7 left, LAL up 2.
Clarkson's shot in and out - Hayward missed a three - Hill to the line with 18.7 left - chance to put LA up 4
Gordon Hayward was 6 for 10 in the first half for 16 points, but is just 1 for 6 in the 2nd for 2 points.
Hayward has 16 to lead all scorer....Jordan Clarkson has 12 to lead the Lakers
Halftime: Jazz 51, Lakers 45. Hayward has 16 pts (6/10 FGs). Rodney Hood with 8 points (3/3 FGs) off the bench. Clarkson's 12 lead L.A.
Pass the ball, Trey....Hayward was wide open...just give it to him, lol
Good offensive quarter for the Jazz...they lead the Lakers 29-21...10 for Gordon Hayward, 9 and 3 rebounds for Rudy Gobert
El Jazz se escapa a 23-14 gracias al gran nivel de Gordon Hayward y Rudy Gobert.
Lin, Davis and Hill join Johnson and Ellington at the 4:11 mark, LAL down 17-14 (Hayward has 10). Only 3 guards available for Scott tonight.
Gordon Hayward's playing very well of late, averaging 22.7 ppg and 5.0 apg in his last 6, and has 8 early points to put Utah up 13-10.
Hayward is killing the Lakers right now...8 already
Gordon Hayward just beat Wayne Ellington off the dribble and will beat you at League of Legends, too.
L.A. has been experimenting with Ryan Kelly as the starting small forward. FYI: Gordon Hayward's averaging 22 pts & 5 ast over his last 5.
There is a phenomenal conversation invading my mentions right now. Cliffnotes: Derrick Favors hasn't improved Gordon Hayward is average
Favors block, Hayward scores at the other end, Jazz up by 15, and that should just about do it with four minutes left.
Duncan complains about his fourth foul, about eight minutes after getting away with nudging Hayward on halftime heave.
As good as Hayward was from the line, he went 1-of-7 from the field in the first half. Starts the second by finally seeing another one fall.
The difference is all in the free throws. Hayward is 9 for 10, Spurs are 1 for 2. It's not officiating. It's aggressiveness.
Gordon Hayward has tied career high FTA in first half (10)
Really bad spacing there. Kawhi tried to take Hayward in the post, but Duncan was in his way the entire time.
One non-Gobert number from 1Q that stands out: 8 FTAs for Hayward.
End of 1: Jazz 28, Spurs 22. Gobert has 4 pts, 9 reb, 2 blk, 2 stl. Hayward 9 pts (1/2 FGs, 7/8 FTs). Burke with 6 pts off the bench.
Spurs: Parker, Green, Leonard, Duncan, Baynes. Utah: Exum, Ingles, Hayward, Favors, Gobert.
Top 5 Catch and Shoot EFG% (top 100 c and s) Korver 73.3% Eric Gordon 71.9% JJ Redick 64.4% Dudley 63.8% Courtney Lee 63.4 Hayward 62.6%
In month of Feb - Gordon Hayward 23 pts, 5 rebs, 5 ast while shooting 51% and 46% from 3 on 5 attempts plus 5 FTA a game
The only starting five with as much size as the Bucks is the Jazz: Exum (6'6), Ingles (6'8), Hayward (6'8), Favors (6'10) and Gobert (7'1).
Final: Jazz 97, Blazers 76. Hayward 20 pts. Burke 19 off the bench. Favors goes for 16 & 9. For Portland, Lillard leads with 19 & 4.
End of 3: Jazz 65, Blazers 59. Burke 17 pts, 3 ast. Hayward 15/3/3. Favors 14 & 7. For Portland: Lillard 14 pts, Aldridge 13, Wes 11.
Portland closing the quarter out very strongly. Coincides with Hayward to the bench
Hayward has 10 points in the third quarter
Hayward up to 10 points in the quarter after that 3. Jazz lead 56-53.
End of 1: Blazers 24, Jazz 18. Derrick Favors has 7 pts (3/8 FGs) and 2 reb. Hayward with 4 pts. For POR, Lillard and Aldridge have 8 each.
Jazz down 17-11 midway through Q1. Favors 5 points, Hayward 4, Booker 2. Everyone else has as many as Kendrick Perkins and the draft picks.