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Your Morning Dump..Where Everybody Loves Brad

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “It was great being able to work with some of the talented players and coaches on the team,”Hayward said on his website. “Coach Krzyzewski and Coach Thibodeau are very detail oriented — very similar to Brad...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward calls time with Team USA a ‘confidence booster’

Gordon Hayward signed a large contract extension with the Utah Jazz this summer, and worked hard on trying to improve both his game and his physique. Hayward looks noticeably bigger and stronger, and he told me he put on at least 10 pounds of muscle after one of Team USA’s practices in Chicago. He didn’t make the final cut for the 12-man roster that went to Spain to compete...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Predicting Player Performances For ’14-15

  Looking ahead at the 2014-15 NBA season for the Utah Jazz, the team motto should be “nowhere to go but up.” The Utah Jazz franchise is smack in the middle of a massive draft-based rebuilding project that has landed them an entire starting roster of talented lottery picks including Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Alec […] Utah Jazz: Predicting Player Performances For ’14...
Via NBA Draft Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Team USA Hates Utah, America

Team USA hates Utah.  Coach K hates Utah.  Somebody over there hates Utah, that’s for sure. Rumors began to circulate late last night, with news becoming official this morning –  Kyle Korver, Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, and Gordon Hayward were cut from the US Basketball men’s national team. That’s right, sharpshooter Kyle Korver, who many regard as the best looking...
Via TornBySports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Gordon Hayward Live Up to the Money?

The former star of college cinderella Butler University… Gordon Hayward has had a nice career thus far in the NBA. Nothing extraordinary, but sometimes flashing the potential that made him a top 10 pick in the 2010 Draft. That potential was enough to entice teams to throw big money at him in his restricted free agency […] The post Can Gordon Hayward Live Up to the Money? appeared...
Via Outside Analysis
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: What is the Jazz’s biggest weakness?

Utah Jazz: What is the Jazz’s biggest weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The Utah Jazz aren’t going to make the playoffs next season, you fans realize it and it is the same with all NBA fans. However, they have an incredible talented young roster that could become an excellent playoff team in a few seasons. Their biggest weakness is easy, they are just...
Via HoopStuff
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

After finishing at the bottom of the Western Conference, are the Jazz in a strong position going forward? The 2015 offseason was likely a tense one for the Jazz, with Charlotte offering restricted free agent Gordon Hayward a massive three-year, $45 million deal. Utah ultimately matched Charlotte’s offer, deciding it couldn’t let its best player leave for nothing. Have the Jazz...
Via The Lottery Mafia
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Analysis On All 5 Offseason Additions

Utah Jazz: Analysis On All 5 Offseason Additions By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Jazz had an excellent offseason, one of the best in the NBA, they have resigned their best player, potential All Star Gordon Hayward, they had an elite draft, drafting potentially their next franchise player in Dante Exum and a shooter and scorer in Hood who should become a starter...
Via HoopStuff
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Utah Jazz: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Moves Made Drafted Dante Exum and Rodney Hood Resigned Gordon Hayward Signed Trevor Booker Traded For Carrick Felix and Steve Novak Strongest: Resigning Gordon Hayward - Is Gordon Hayward valued at 15.75 million per season (4 seasons, 63 million)? No, but he is their best player...
Via HoopStuff
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Jazz Match Offer Sheet on Hayward and He is Worth It.

The Utah Jazz matched the offer sheet on restricted free agent Gordon Hayward this past weekend. In doing so they agree to a 4 year $63M. Hayward was the 9th overall draft pick by the Jazz in 2010. Since then he has proven himself as a well rounded all around player. Before the ’13-’14 season the […] The post The Jazz Match Offer Sheet on Hayward and He is Worth It. appeared...
Via Champs Nation
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz Match Hornets Offer to Gordon Hayward

Restricted free agent swingman Gordon Hayward will return to the Utah jazz after the offer sheet he signed with the Charlotte Hornets was matched. “But it’s always a wonderful thing when your own organization values you so much that they’d match a contract like this said Mark Bartelstein, Hayward’s agent. I think it makes a great statement to Gordon about how they feel about...
Via Hooped Up
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Marvin Williams signs with Hornets

The Hornets lost out on Gordon Hayward, but signed one of his versatile former teammates.  Marvin Williams has agreed to a two-year, $14 million deal with the Hornets. Marvin Williams agrees to two-year, $14 million deal with Hornets, source tells Yahoo. Fully guaranteed, no option. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 12, 2014 Williams, 28, spent his last two seasons with...
Via Thacover2
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Utah Jazz won’t let Gordon Hayward become a Charlotte Hornet

The Utah Jazz on Friday formally matched the Charlotte Hornets’ four-year, $63 million offer sheet for Gordon Hayward. After the shooting guard inked the deal with Charlotte on Thursday, Utah had 72 hours to equal the contract and retain the 24-year-old Hayward. “There’s never been any bad blood with the Jazz, and there have always been good-faith negotiations,” Hayward...
Via Sports by Colin
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward Resigning Grade

Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward Resigning Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 4 seasons, 63 million The Utah Jazz have agreed to resign restricted free agent Gordon Hayward who had agreed a contract with the Charlotte Hornets. The Jazz had to resign their best player, but I dislike the money. Regardless, it is a move they needed to make, so I like this...
Via HoopStuff
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz match, Gordon Hayward to sign four-year, $63 million deal to stay in Utah

It's official. Gordon Hayward will be staying in Utah. The Jazz informed the Charlotte Hornets via email Saturday morning that they will match the four-year, $63 million offer sheet that Hayward, a restricted free agent, signed on Thursday, as has been reported would happen. Hayward is in Utah to undergo a physical and formalize the long-term deal by signing the contract with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz News: Gordon Hayward offer sheet matched

The Utah Jazz have informed the Charlotte Hornets that they have matched the four-year, $63M maximum contract that restricted free agent Gordon Hayward had signed, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.Yahoo Sources: Utah notified Charlotte it has matched four-year, $63M offer sheet on Gordon Hayward. http://t.co/Ucgkahbspz— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2014Hayward will...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz Retain Gordon Hayward, Match Hornets’ $63M Offer Sheet

AP – The Utah Jazz matched the Charlotte Hornets’ four-year, $63 million offer for restricted free agent Gordon Hayward. Hayward’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed Utah’s move on Saturday. It was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. “I think it’s certainly a gigantic statement of how the Jazz value Gordon,” Bartelstein said. The Jazz had until late...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz Match Gordon Hayward’s Max Offer Sheet With Hornets

The Utah Jazz have officially matched Charlotte Hornet’s four-year, $63 million max offer sheet for Gordon Hayward. Hayward’s contract comes with a player option for the fourth year and a 15 percent trade kicker, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. A 15% trade kicker means that if Hayward is ever traded, he will... The post Jazz Match Gordon Hayward’s Max...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz match offer sheet Gordon Hayward signed with Hornets

The Utah Jazz have notified the Charlotte Hornets that they have matched the four-year, $63 million max contract offer sheet signed by Gordon Hayward. The contract includes a player option for the fourth year and a 15 percent trade kicker, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Utah and Hayward had been unable to reach agreement on a contract last fall.
Via RealGM
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz break the bad news to the Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets pulled a tactic to land a coveted free agent this Summer. The Hornets offered Utah Jazz restricted free agent, Gordon Hayward, a deal that would land the 24-year old wing in Charlotte for four-years. The deal was worth a reported $63 million, and the Jazz had three days to match if they planned to keep Hayward locked up. Reports were all over the place, as many...
Via Pass The Pill
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Say No to Gordon Hayward

Utah Jazz: Say No to Gordon Hayward By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Living in Indiana I’ve never quite understood that fascination with Hayward. Admittedly I am an Indiana University basketball fan, but the hysteria surrounding Hayward when he was at Butler was unlike anything I had seen before concerning a collegiate player. There’s no doubting he is...
Via HoopStuff
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets Offer Gordon Hayward Max Deal

TweetFree agency is a period full of surprises and moments that can completely change the outlook of the upcoming season. The Charlotte Hornets wasted no time taking advantage of free agency, offering Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward, a max deal. The offer is reportedly a 4 year deal worth $63 million. The addition of Hayward would make the Hornets one of the best teams in the Eastern...
Via Los That Sports Blog
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Do they mean business?

The Hornets seem to have found the smooth shooting, swingman they were looking for in restricted free agent SF Gordon Hayward. On July 9th the Butler alum agreed to a 4 year/$63 Million offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets. The Utah Jazz will have three days to match the offer sheet, but if they choose not to Hayward will be the newest member to this new look Charlotte team.Hayward...
Via Route4Sports
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets Offer Hayward The Max, Wait For Jazz To Match Offer

Courtesy of espn.go.com The Hornets seem to have found the smooth shooting, swingman they were looking for in restricted free agent SF Gordon Hayward. On July 9th the Butler alum agreed to a 4 year/$63 Million offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets. The Utah Jazz will have three days to match the offer sheet, but if they choose not to Hayward will be the newest member to this new...
Via KC Sports Ninja
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jazz to match Hornets' offer sheet to Gordon Hayward

In the land of the obvious, the Utah Jazz will reportedly match the $63 million offer sheet Gordon Hayward received from the Charlotte Hornets earlier this month.  Jazz will match Gordon Hayward's $63M sheet, but wouldn't be a surprise to see them take full 3 days to notify Hornets, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 10, 2014 It has long been...
Via Sportsnaut
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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