Gordon Hayward has the Macklemore hair tonight.
LAL trail by 3, 58-55, after 3 Q's at Staples. Utah had pushed it to 6 behind Hayward's and-1 before Johnson hit LAL's 2nd 3.
Gordon Hayward misses the technical free throw, but Ed Davis should be allowed to taunt his opponents.
Hayward is absolutely hooping in this third quarter
Gordon Hayward/Wesley Johnson collide in transition. Memories of March Madness '10, Butler/Syracuse in the Sweet 16.
Ed Davis gets a technical foul, which Gordon Hayward misses
Gordon Hayward playing very well in this third quarter
Gordon Hayward will beat you at League of Legends, but could not beat Wes Johnson off the dribble.
2 Rudy Gobert blocks on that one possession, leads to Hayward open 3 on the other end.
Unnoticed Pierce play: 4:18 left in 4Q, Jazz trying to set up a Hayward DHO going middle. Pierce denied pass, forces 2nd option, Jazz miss.
Great Wiz win over Utah. Wall looks like himself again. Pierce was the key: scoring explosion in 3Q and great defense on Hayward.
Hayward lined up a three, but couldn't find his mark. Jazz foul.
Ridiculous ATO. Just ridiculous. Ingles to Hayward for the oop. And now a Wizards turnover. Jazz down 86-84 with 11.5 on the clock.
Foul. Hayward had a good look at the basket, but can't get the shot to foul. After FTs, Jazz down 84-82 with 15 seconds to play.
Half: Wizards 42, Jazz 40. Utah shooting 39/9/46 — and somehow within a possession. Hayward leads all scorers with 12. For WAS, Beal has 9.
End of 1: Wizards 26, Jazz 21. Jazz torched the nets vs. Charlotte. Tonight: 1/8 from 3; 8/22 overall. Hayward 8 pts. Favors 6 pts.
Wizards starting lineup unchanged. Jazz starters: Exum, Hood, Hayward, Favors, Gobert.
2 of Rudy Gobert's 22 rebounds the other night have been changed and one should have been given to Hayward, another to Trey. Gobert had 20
In the last 3 games Jazz are +62 with Gordon Hayward on the floor and are now +116 with him on the floor for the season
In the 59 minutes Exum, Hood, Hayward, Favors and Gobert have played together the defensive rating is 86.9. Teams shooting 38.2%
Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors or Gordon Hayward for Western Conference player of the month? Rodney Hood for Western Conf rookie of month
Gordon Hayward has played 26 minutes tonight.....Derrick Favors has played 25
Hayward leads all scorers with 16 points...Dante Exum has 9...Trey Burke has 8...Hood has 8...Gobert has 6 and 11 rebounds
Gordon Hayward leads everyone with 11...Dante Exum has 9, Rudy Gobert has seven rebounds...while Charlotte has 8 as a team
End of 1: Jazz 30, Hornets 16. Utah has hit on eight of nine from 3-point: • Hayward 3/3 • Exum 3/4 • Millsap 1/1 • Burke 1/1
Hayward generated 11 points off five shots.
The Jazz are 6-7 from 3-point range in the first quarter, lead the Hornets 24-13.....Hayward already has 11
Hayward has hit a trio of 3's in this first quarter
Gordon Hayward with a nice block of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist there. What might have been in Charlotte.
Gordon Hayward catch and shoot 3 pointers are hitting at 46.5% this year. Compared to last yeat at 32%
Since Feb 1st Gordon Hayward is averaging 21 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists while shooting 46%,. 37% from 3 and 79% from the line
To be clear what Jimmy Butler has done in Chicago is the most improved player award. Incredible. Gordon Hayward just deserves discussion.
Hayward in 2014-15 Pts per from 16.2 to 19.6 FG% up 4% 3pt% up 7.3 FTA from 4.9 to 6.0 Rebs, Blocks, Steals same Minutes down 1.5 per game
Why isn't Gordon Hayward in the most improved player conversation?
Derrick Favors scores a game-high 26...Rudy Gobert has 19 rebounds and 10 points...Jazz survive slow night for Hayward, who has 12
Great backcut by Hayward, great pass to find him by Rudy Gobert.
wow...what a pass by Gobert to a cutting Hayward...Jazz up 86-83 with 37.5 remaining
The Jazz just ran last season's offense. Nothing, nothing, nothing, 3 seconds left on shot clock — throw it to Hayward!
Very nice skip pass from Hayward to Burke for threee
Great defense on the wings from Exum and Hayward on that possession. Leads to a bad shot from Butler and transition free-throws from GH
Gordon Hayward is just the 3rd player in NBA history (Payton, Kobe) to raise his PPG average by more than 2 points in 4 consecutive seasons.