Gordon "Hair" Hayward fouls AD on the jump shot.
Gordon Hayward converts a 1-on-3 fast break; Utah up 49-42.
I thought Cunningham would play Hayward a bit tougher than he has. Now, we just need to bring help over.
Cunningham comes in early for Babbit and takes Hayward.
Tonight's Utah starters: Hayward, Kanter, Gobert, Burks, Burke.
Gordon Hayward on Ty Corbin getting a new head coach gig: "NBA, man. It’s weird how it works, huh? I’m happy for him. I hope he does well."
Last 5 games the Jazz are +6 with Gordon Hayward on the floor. Jazz -30 in those 5 games with him on the bench
Early sub for Hayward...hmmm
Gordon Hayward has six points and six rebounds, but not shooting it well....3-11 from the field
Gordon Hayward and Enes Kanter both have six points and five rebounds
Aren’t too many players in the NBA that prefer to step back on their strong hand. Two in this game: Pierce and Hayward.
Gordon Hayward just did his Rudy Gobert impersonation, swatting away Paul Pierce's shot.
The Jazz and the Wizards have tipped off...immediately Gordon Hayward is called for a foul
Starters for the Jazz tonight: Burke, Burks, Hayward, Enes Kanter, Rudy Gobert
Jazz are going to need a huge game from Enes Kanter tonight...Also Gordon Hayward as well
Tough loss. Incredible comeback once again. These guys keep fighting till the end. Gobert, Kanter, Burks, Hayward all very good tonight
To clarify, Ingles said Hayward was the first option. He was covered, so Ingles looked at Burke and then was called for 5-second violation.
Joe Ingles said it looked like "a mess" when he tried to inbound the ball to Burke and then Hayward. He didn't feel like he got 5 seconds.
Hayward the only starter with a + tonight
Alec Burksesque move and bucket by Gordon Hayward cuts the Heat's lead to 89-86.
Jazz fight back: A three by Enes, a drive by Hayward, and this is an 89-86 ballgame
Rudy with a no-look to Hayward for 3 and the Jazz are within 7.
Gordon Hayward heating up . . . so Spoelstra turns to Granger.
Rudy Gobert with a NO-LOOK PASS to Gordon Hayward, who sinks a 3-pointer. Wow.
Gordon Hayward loses the ball in traffic, screams the F-word in frustration...been that kind of quarter for the Jazz
Seems like Hayward has had a tough time keeping his feet under him lately, and he's hit the deck three times already in this one.
Starting lineup for the Utah Jazz: Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Enes Kanter, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors...Pat Christopher is inactive tonight
TONIGHT'S STARTERS Heat: Deng, Hamilton, Bosh, Wade, Cole Jazz: Hayward, Favors, Kanter, Burks, Burke
Gordon Hayward tied for 2nd most distance traveled per game 2.5 miles - Jimmy Butler is the most 2.8 miles
LeBron James and James Harden are the only non point guards with more front court touches than Gordon Hayward this year
Gordon Hayward is averaging 1.7 steals, 5.4 rebounds, 6 free throw attempts and 19 points. All Career Highs
74% of Gordon Hayward's 4th quarter buckets are unassisted this season.
Really impressive performance tonight from Utah's young core. Hayward, Favors, Kanter and Burks have all been excellent.
Quietly, Gordon Hayward has 17 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists tonight...a very good showing against Kawhi Leonard
Hayward with 17/7/4 tonight, largely against Leonard, after struggling mightily vs. Los Spurs last season.
Hayward steals & dunks right when it started to feel like Spurs were stealing the momentum. And as I type, Gordon hits a 3. Jazz up 91-82.
Spurs hanging by their fingernails now after Hayward drills mid-range J for a 9-point lead with exactly 4 minutes left.
Hayward with another one...the Jazz are up 91-82 and ESA is rocking....4 minutes remaining
Hayward's steal and bucket could prove to be the biggest play of the game
End of 3: Jazz 78, Spurs 72. Favors 17 pts, 8 reb. Hayward 13/7/4. Duncan 18 pts, 10 reb. Leonard 13. Jazz shooting 48.5% but 3/12 from 3.
Not very impressed with Leonard's defense tonight on Hayward. He's only got 11, but feels like almost all of his 9 shots have been open.
Hayward with seven points and five rebounds. Kanter with 8 and 5. Burks with 8, all leading the Jazz