Found November 01, 2013 on The League News:
PLAYERS: Gordon Hayward
TEAMS: Utah Jazz
Hayward is in the last year of his rookie contract and is now set to be a restricted free agent at the end of the season. The Jazz and Hayward had the opportunity to agree on a contract extension and avoid Hayward becoming a restricted free agent. The deadline to agree on extensions was Oct ...The post Gordon Hayward, Utah Jazz Don’t Sign Extension appeared first on The League News.

Utah Jazz fail to reach deal on contract extension for Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward will become a restricted free agent at the end of the season, after the fourth-year forward and the Utah Jazz failed to agree to a contract extension before the league deadline Thursday night. The Jazz and Hayward’s camp had until midnight Eastern to reach a deal. Yahoo! Sports reported the two sides ended talks with about 30 to go before the deadline. Without an...

Gordon Hayward To Reach Restricted Free Agency After No Extension With Jazz

Despite being in active negotiations up until the Thursday night deadline, Gordon Hayward and the Utah Jazz failed to close the gap on the framework of a contract extension and never discussed a five-year, maximum-level deal, league sources told RealGM. Hayward’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, had maintained tireless, lively discussions with the Jazz’s front office, but the two sides...

Opening night reaction: the Utah Jazz have fight

Hayward scored 12 points with four rebounds and five assists Wednesday, coming just short on the game tying 3 at the buzzer in the 4th quarter. (Photo: Yahoo!) The Jazz were not gifted with a gimme game to ease into the new NBA season. Rather, they were put up against the Oklahoma City Thunder and super star Kevin Durant opening night. The Jazz fell short 101-98 but went back-and...

Hayward, Jazz Continue To Discuss Extension Ahead Of Deadline

Gordon Hayward and the Utah Jazz continue to discuss a contract extension ahead of the Oct. 31 deadline. Hayward would become a restricted free agent this coming offseason if he is unable to agree to an extension with the Jazz. Reports suggest Hayward would only agree to an extension bigger than the four-year, $49 million deal that Derrick Favors recently agreed to with the Jazz...

WATCH: Jazz's Alec Burks puts in crazy reverse layup

Tweet With rookie Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke sidelined due to a finger injury to start the 2013-14 NBA season, guard Alec Burks is certainly going to see a large chunk of minutes at the beginning of the year. If he keeps producing plays like this one from their season-opener against the Thunder, I doubt the fans or the Jazz will mind...

Gordon Hayward throws down facial dunk against Rockets

Looking for the dunk of the night of Saturday’s NBA action? It might have come courtesy of Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward against the Houston Rockets in the second quarter of play. Watch as Hayward rises for the two-handed stuff near Rockets guard Aaron Brooks: *** Gordon Hayward image courtesy of Getty Images

John Stockton, Karl Malone Went to Zoo Together First Time They Hung Out as Utah Jazz Teammates

John Stockton and Karl Malone were known for being painfully boring during their playing days with the Utah Jazz. This story will not dispel that perception at all. In his new autobiography, Assisted, Stockton goes out of his way to avoid airing anyone’s dirty laundry. Consistent with his noncontroversial personality, Stockton did not set out to make a spicy “tell-all” book...

Season opener a 'bummer' for injured point guard Trey Burke

Wednesday was supposed to be the debut of Trey Burke’s NBA career. Instead, the Utah Jazz’s prized offseason acquisition sat behind the bench. In dress clothes. Unable to play for the first time in a real game since the 2013 NCAA player of the year’s Michigan squad was in the national championship game last April. “It was exciting,” Burke said. “At the same time, it...

Hayward, Bledsoe Fail to Reach Deals

Utah Jazz SG/SF Gordon Hayward and Phoenix Suns PG/SG Eric Bledsoe did not receive contract extensions before Thursday’s 11:59 p.m. ET deadline and will become restricted free agents in July. Hayward and the Utah Jazz were discussing a four-year contract extension all month but failed to close the gap before the deadline. The Suns also, like the Jazz, decided […]

Ex Jazz G Bryon Russell Says Michael Jordan Was Scared To Play Him 1-on-1 (Video)

Former Utah Jazz guard Bryon Russell must be delusional or very confident. According to TMZ, Russell says Michael Jordan chickened out of playing him in a game of 1-on-1, after Jordan took a shot at Russell during his hall of fame speech. During that Induction speech, Jordan said this in regards to Russell. “From this day forward, if I ever see [Bryon] in shorts, I’m coming...

Ex Jazz G Bryon Russell Says Jordan Was Scared To Play Him 1-on-1 (Video)

Former Utah Jazz guard Bryon Russell must be delusional or very confident. According to TMZ, Russell says Michael Jordan chickened out of playing him in a game of 1-on-1, after Jordan took a shot at Russell during his hall of fame speech. During that Induction speech, Jordan said this in regards to Russell. “From this day forward, if I ever see [Bryon] in shorts, I’m coming at...

Jazz-Suns Preview

Jeff Hornacek's only NBA jobs for the past two decades had been with the Utah Jazz, but he couldn't get a shot as the top man on their bench so he went back to where his career began. Following a successful head coaching debut, Hornacek faces the only team with which he was groomed to become an NBA coach as his Phoenix Suns host the Jazz on Friday night. Hornacek spent...

Rockets-Jazz Preview

A pair of close defeats have the Utah Jazz on the brink of their worst start in 34 years. Facing the Houston Rockets isn't likely to help. The Jazz will try to avoid opening a season with a third straight loss Saturday night and prevent the Rockets from their best start in five years. Utah (0-2) opened the season with a 101-98 loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday, and followed...

Greg Monroe, Gordon Hayward Among 2010 Draftees with No Extension by Deadline

The NBA’s deadline to sign members of the 2010 draft class to extensions has come and gone. Any player not signed, is officially headed towards restricted free agency once the season concludes. The only players from the class that did sign extensions include Paul George, John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Derrick Favors, Larry Sanders, and Quincy Pondexter. So if only six players signed...

Game 1: Thunder vs. Jazz

Where: Salt Lake City, Utah – EnergySolutions Arena When: Oct. 30 @ 8 PM CST TV:  Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37, HD 722) Radio:  WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1430 AM) Oklahoma City opens up the season tonight facing the Utah Jazz, and the story lines are aboundin’. Russell Westbrook is out and the Oklahoma City Thunder play the first part of the season without...
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