Gordon Hayward with a monster third quarter. Had 13 of his 23 points...also has six rebounds
End of 3: Pelicans 77, Jazz 72. New Orleans led by as much as 19 in the quarter, but Gordon Hayward scores 13 to lead the comeback effort.
Pelicans lead is down to 7 with Hayward going to the line.
Gordon Hayward saw Luke Babbitt on him in isolation and started drooling
Hayward taking over now
Gordon Hayward doing everything this quarter...has 16 points and 5 rebounds
Halftime: Pelicans 57, Jazz 40. Anthony Davis has 21 pts, 6 reb. The Jazz's top two scorers, Hayward and Burke, have combined for 22 points.
Pelicans take a timeout after a Hayward 3 from the corner.
A Hayward three gives the Jazz a 12-10 lead with 6:38 remaining in the first quarter
FG% on passes from Gordon Hayward Derrick Favors: 62% Dante Exum: 62% Enes Kanter: 52% Trevor Booker: 50% Alec Burks: 42% - 50% 3's
Gordon Hayward playing with force early in the third quarter
Gordon Hayward is healthy again after being sick the last week. "I feel a lot better today, a lot more energy. My legs are definitely back."
GSW vs UTA starters: GSW -- Curry, Thompson, Barnes, Green, Bogut; UTA -- Burke, Burks, Hayward, Favors, Kanter. Out: Lee (hamstring).
Jazz forward Gordon Hayward told me that he's much closer to 100 percent now, said his legs are back. He had been slowed by the flu
I asked Doc if Vucevic was on his Gordon Hayward Man Crush list. "He's getting there. Just, I like Gordon over everybody. He’s my guy."
Is Nikola Vucevic getting close to Gordon Hayward in Doc Rivers' man crushes? "He's getting there. I like Gordon over everybody. He's my guy
Jazz forward Gordon Hayward told me he was about 65 percent today. Still sick. Plans on spending tomorrow in bed.
The Gordon Hayward flu game - part deaux
Jazz take their first lead of the night on an uncontested Hayward layup. It's 53-52, Utah, with 5:57 left in the third quarter.
Hayward gets to the rim for an easy one, and the Jazz take a 53-52 lead...timeout, OKC
Gordon Hayward is not himself, but has 9 points and 2 rebounds
The question of Gordon Hayward still being sick is being answered. He looks three steps slow tonight. Gasping for wind, now on the bench
Jazz with a 14 point first quarter. And Gordon Hayward still looks a step slow. May be still under the weather
Most improved candidate: Gordon Hayward's hair.
Lance Thomas guarding Gordon Hayward
THEORY: Hawks are still upset over the Hayward trade.
Jazz starting lineup: Hayward, Burke, Burks Favors and Kanter
Brooks on Utah's Gordon Hayward: "... He's a stat sheet-filler and those are the type of winners you need in your program."
Notable players taken after Wesley Johnson: DeMarcus Cousins (5), Greg Monroe (7), Gordon Hayward (9), Paul George (10).
While Gordon Hayward iin on floor he is scoring 26% of Jazz pts, grabbing 22% of Def Reb, assisting on 31% of buckets, getting 33% of stls
Gordon Hayward says his noticeable beard is not a fashion statement. It's him being "lazy" and not shaving.
LeBron James (East) and Damian Lillard (West) are NBA players of the week. Gordon Hayward was nominated.
LeBron James, Damian Lillard named conference players of the week. Indiana’s A.J. Price was a nominee, as was Indy natives Conley, Hayward.
Why would Braves fans watch that team with Hayward gone? Cardinals show again why they are a great franchise. Stole a great two-way player
Hope all Jazz fans realize how good Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors have been to open the season
Gordon Hayward: "I was struggling out there. I just don't have the energy right now. ... You try to play through it, but it was rough."
After a Hayward dunk, the Jazz led 83-82 with 8:05 to play. Raptors closed out on a 29-10 run. “We kind of ran out of gas," Hayward says.
Hayward: "I think it’s important for me to play just to have my presence out there to show the guys we’ve got to fight through adversity."
Gordon Hayward barely slept last night because of flu-like symptoms. His teammates and Quin Snyder appreciated that he even played at all.
Quin Snyder'in Burke ve Exum varken Hayward'la oyun kurdurması <3 ... Utah güzel takım oluyor, güzel de oynuyor
Jazz start the fourth with Burke, Hayward, Ingles, Kanter, Favors.
Jazz trying to go final 5:00 minutes without Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors (both 3 fouls) and Hayward on bench. Tough stretch. Down 7