HAYWARD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HAYWARD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Can Hayward gain swagger from his time with Team USA? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58329234-77/hayward-jazz-team-usa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58329234-77/hayward-jazz-team-usa.html.csp">Can Hayward gain swagger from his time with Team USA?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T11:34:35.918-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There won’t be a World Cup for Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward. That much was decided on Friday night, when he learned of his ouster from Team USA shortly after a third exhibition win, over Puerto Rico. Hayward being trimmed isn’t a surprise. He played only sparingly in Wednesday’s victory over the Dominican Republic. He accumulated DNP-CD’s in the other two games. He was the only member of the roster to not see a single minute in the first half of any of the trio of friendlies. Maybe most im...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58329234@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:34:35 MDT U.S. beats Puerto Rico in hoops exhibition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58327191-77/team-final-krzyzewski-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58327191-77/team-final-krzyzewski-saturday.html.csp">U.S. beats Puerto Rico in hoops exhibition</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T16:49:19.82-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Mike Krzyzewski is ready to decide who is going with him to Spain. The U.S. national team coach said the Americans expect to trim their roster to 12 on Saturday before leaving for Europe, after team officials had previously said they might carry extra players. Final rosters for the FIBA World Cup of Basketball aren’t due until next Friday, but the Americans won’t need that much time. “We feel that it’s better to go with 12 because that’s really difficult on anybody if they’re not goin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583271912014-08-23T16:49:19.82-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-23T16:49:19.82-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58327191@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:49:19 MDT Video reveals Mormon woman’s transgender journey http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58301928-180/transgender-daughter-eri-hayward.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58301928-180/transgender-daughter-eri-hayward.html.csp">Video reveals Mormon woman’s transgender journey</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T18:29:02.482-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 06:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At 4, Eddie Hayward told his Mormon parents he wanted to be Cinderella and go the ball. By 10, he said he had two people inside of him — one male, one female. Six years later, he thought he was gay. Now, at 26, the young Latter-day Saint knows her real identity — Eddie is Eri, a beautiful and confident transgender woman. A 15-minute documentary about Eri’s experience completed in 2013 by Salt Lake City-based filmmaker Torben Bernhard — in partnership with KUER’s VideoWest —has now been viewed mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301928@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:29:02 MDT Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward survives first Team USA cuts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58262783-87/basketball-usa-team-hayward.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58262783-87/basketball-usa-team-hayward.html.csp">Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward survives first Team USA cuts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:13:50.597-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gordon Hayward is a step closer to basketball’s World Cup. The Utah Jazz swingman survived a first round of cuts, and will be one of 16 finalists to continue training with the national team in Chicago later this month. The cuts come after a three-day camp in Las Vegas. “We’ve said all along that we would be proud to have any of the players who were in Las Vegas represent USA Basketball and the United States. This phase of the selection process was extremely difficult and very thorough, and it’s ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58262783@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:13:50 MDT Kragthorpe: Jazz’s Gordon Hayward insists there’s ‘no pressure now’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234262-87/hayward-jazz-team-contract.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234262-87/hayward-jazz-team-contract.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Jazz’s Gordon Hayward insists there’s ‘no pressure now’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:00.67-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas After everything that has happened since the Jazz’s season ended in April, Gordon Hayward recognizes his life is different now. The expectations and accountability that accompany his biggest offseason move follow him everywhere. Signing a $63 million contract? Yeah, that’s also significant. Hayward stood on UNLV’s practice court after the opening session of Team USA’s training camp Monday, talking with Jazz coach Quin Snyder. He smiled, laughed and cringed — knowing that accepting S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234262@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Paul Millsap endorses Quin Snyder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234272-87/jazz-millsap-snyder-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234272-87/jazz-millsap-snyder-coach.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Paul Millsap endorses Quin Snyder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:00.556-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Plenty of resources were available to Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward this summer, if he wanted to learn anything about new coach Quin Snyder. They made it easy for him. From former Butler teammate Shelvin Mack and ex-Jazz players Paul Millsap, Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll, Hayward has discovered a lot about Snyder and the Atlanta offense he helped run last season. “Honestly, I didn’t have to do that much research,” Hayward said. “I had so many players come up [who] were pissed that ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234272@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:00 MDT NBA: Utah Jazz players look to make an impact on world stage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58230459-87/jazz-team-millsap-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58230459-87/jazz-team-millsap-camp.html.csp">NBA: Utah Jazz players look to make an impact on world stage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:29:46.985-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Summer league is over. Training camp is still two months away. So, naturally, it’s time for basketball. Basketball’s World Cup starts late next month in Spain, and a few members of the Utah Jazz are hoping to make their presence known on the global stage. Dante Exum (and Jazz summer leaguer Brock Motum) have returned to Australia to prepare for the tournament. Center Rudy Gobert is back home in France. And Utah’s new max-man, Gordon Hayward, will begin his quest to earn a spot on the United Stat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230459@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:29:46 MDT Hayward's open letter: 'I’m excited about coming back to Utah' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212127-62/hayward-jazz-really-think.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212127-62/hayward-jazz-really-think.html.csp">Hayward's open letter: 'I’m excited about coming back to Utah'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.257-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gordon Hayward may have signed the offer sheet with Charlotte, but the swingman wants Jazz fans to know he's "excited about coming back to Utah."On his website, GordonHayward20.com, the fifth-year swingman offers some insight into his thinking during a summer of restricted free agency."Signing my contract to return to the Jazz was a big sigh of relief for me," Hayward writes. "There were so many people talking about it last year, when we didn’t get the extension done. It was all really up in the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212127@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke invited to USA Select squad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58208425-87/burke-guard-usa-invited.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58208425-87/burke-guard-usa-invited.html.csp">Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke invited to USA Select squad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.367-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gordon Hayward will have some company in Las Vegas later this month, as USA basketball prepares for the upcoming World Cup. The Salt Lake Tribune has confirmed that Jazz point guard Trey Burke has been invited to participate in the camp as part of the USA Select team, a squad of up-and-coming players that will practice against the national team. Burke earned All-Rookie honors last season, averaging 12.8 points and 5.7 assists per game. Burke’s Michigan teammate Tim Hardaway Jr., Boston point gua...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58208425@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Trey Burke invited to join USA Select squad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58208944-62/burke-usa-guard-invited.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58208944-62/burke-usa-guard-invited.html.csp">Trey Burke invited to join USA Select squad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:10.928-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gordon Hayward will have some company in Las Vegas later this month, as USA basketball prepares for the upcoming World Cup.The Salt Lake Tribune has confirmed that Jazz point guard Trey Burke has been invited to participate in the camp as part of the USA Select team, a squad of up and coming players that will practice against the national team.Burke earned All-Rookie honors last season, averaging 12.8 points and 5.7 assists per game.Burke's Michigan teammate Tim Hardaway Jr., Boston point guard ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58208944@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:10 MDT Monson: Sunshine is breaking through on the Utah Jazz http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58186665-87/jazz-monson-lindsey-exum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58186665-87/jazz-monson-lindsey-exum.html.csp">Monson: Sunshine is breaking through on the Utah Jazz</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:05.155-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This is not meant to blow sunshine in all directions or any direction. It’s not meant to overestimate or to oversell the situation. It’s not meant to provide a lot of hope where there is little. Nobody knows how this is going to turn out. But what is happening with the Jazz right now seems a promising, positive thing. There are indications that the moves they have made are nudging them upward and onward from last season’s nadir. Somebody once said: “A wise man sees as much as he should, not as ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186665@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:05 MDT Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward invited to USA basketball camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58182665-87/camp-hayward-jazz-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58182665-87/camp-hayward-jazz-team.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward invited to USA basketball camp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:58:26.473-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gordon Hayward is getting paid like one of the game’s best, and this summer he’ll have a chance to prove he belongs among them. The 24-year-old Utah Jazz swingman is one of 19 players who will attend a Team USA camp in Las Vegas, vying for one of the 12 spots on the country’s roster for the World Cup in Spain later this summer. “We like [him] a lot,” Duke and USA coach Mike Krzyzewski said during a Monday morning conference call with reporters. “At 6-8 … he’s one of those guys who really, intern...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182665@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:58:26 MDT Jazz match max offer sheet for Gordon Hayward http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58176891-87/jazz-hayward-gordon-agent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58176891-87/jazz-hayward-gordon-agent.html.csp">Jazz match max offer sheet for Gordon Hayward</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T18:25:47.343-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 06:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Charlotte Hornets “rolled out the red carpet” for Gordon Hayward, wining and dining the restricted free agent, and ultimately signing him to a maximum offer sheet worth $63 million over the next four years. But there wasn’t anything that could be done to pry him away from the Utah Jazz. On Saturday, Jazz officials exercised their option to match the offer, bringing back the 24-year-old swingman to lead the team’s rebuilding project. “We’re thrilled to have a person of Gordon’s caliber,” Jaz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58176891@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:25:47 MDT Monson: In Hayward, the Jazz paid for a Maserati and got a Buick http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177207-77/hayward-jazz-buick-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177207-77/hayward-jazz-buick-money.html.csp">Monson: In Hayward, the Jazz paid for a Maserati and got a Buick</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Gordon Monson Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T18:25:47.367-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 06:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nobody likes overpaying for what they buy. But that’s what the Jazz just did. They paid for a Maserati and got a Buick. A really nice Buick, but a Buick, nonetheless. Let’s say this all plain and simple: In terms of where he is as a player, there’s no way Gordon Hayward is worth $63 million. He’s not a max-money guy. The Jazz know this. A lucky Hayward knows it, too. They and he have experienced it, firsthand. If they’d thought he was worth that kind of cash, they would have offered it before l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177207@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:25:47 MDT Jazz Hoops: Hayward gets his max deal. Now what? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58177151-62/hayward-jazz-pressure-max.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58177151-62/hayward-jazz-pressure-max.html.csp">Jazz Hoops: Hayward gets his max deal. Now what?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T15:35:16.96-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For NBA players, there's always the pressure to perform. But some guys encounter more pressure than most. Gordon Hayward? Welcome to the most pressure of your career. Hayward - on Saturday - signed a max contract with the Utah Jazz, worth 4 years and 63 million dollars, a contract that significantly chews into the Jazz' cap space over the next few years. Because of Hayward, the Jazz go from great cap flexibility to simply good cap flexibility. Because of Hayward, the Jazz may very well have to m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177151@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:35:16 MDT Utah Jazz: With LeBron’s decision, pieces start to fall into place http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58174999-87/jazz-james-hayward-cap.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58174999-87/jazz-james-hayward-cap.html.csp">Utah Jazz: With LeBron’s decision, pieces start to fall into place</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:08:36.269-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dennis Lindsey could have a busy couple of days. The Utah Jazz general manager has until Sunday at 9:59 p.m. MT to decide whether to match a max offer sheet for restricted free agent Gordon Hayward. Meanwhile, the NBA landscape has started to shift. The biggest domino, the one with four straight Finals appearances and a pair of MVP awards to go with his two championship rings, has finally fallen. Now the rest will follow. LeBron James’ decision to return home to Cleveland sent shockwaves through...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58174999@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:08:36 MDT Jazz Notes: Jazz expected to match Hayward offer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58172351-87/jazz-offer-fans-hood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58172351-87/jazz-offer-fans-hood.html.csp">Jazz Notes: Jazz expected to match Hayward offer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron falk</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T23:28:43.858-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s official. Gordon Hayward signed his offer sheet with the Hornets, the team announced early Thursday. The Jazz will now have until the end of Sunday (9:59 p.m. MDT) to match the offer worth about $63 million over four years. This means the possibility of a sign-and-trade is dead, as it could have only been completed before an offer sheet was signed. That, however, was never really an option for the Jazz, who appear set to match. Expect them to use all of their time in doing so, as it will t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58172351@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:28:43 MDT Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward signs Hornets’ offer sheet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58169860-87/hayward-jazz-offer-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58169860-87/hayward-jazz-offer-free.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward signs Hornets’ offer sheet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:47:02.193-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s official. Gordon Hayward signed his offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, the team announced early Thursday morning, just hours after the NBA’s moratorium had lifted. The Utah Jazz will now have three days (until 9:59 p.m. MT on Sunday) to match the four-year, $63 million offer for the restricted free agent. It’s a larger deal than Hayward sought before last season, when agent Mark Bartelstein and the Jazz discussed an extension. “[But] when you get to free agency, you never know what wil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169860@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:02 MDT Letter: Hayward offer shows NBA insanity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58169972-82/hayward-insanity-become-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58169972-82/hayward-insanity-become-jazz.html.csp">Letter: Hayward offer shows NBA insanity</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T17:06:01.671-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gordon Hayward has become a max player. Last four seasons he averages per game 3.1 assists , 0.9 steals, 0.5 blocks, 12 points. He shoots .365 from three-point range and gets about one three point shot. Sanity has become insanity. Vere Lancaster Sandy</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169972@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:06:01 MDT Utah Jazz: Hayward agrees to max deal; Utah set to match it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58167007-87/hayward-jazz-deal-snyder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58167007-87/hayward-jazz-deal-snyder.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Hayward agrees to max deal; Utah set to match it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:14.688-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Despite all the struggles of last season, Gordon Hayward still insisted he had what it took to be the man. As losses mounted and shot after shot drew iron, he continued to believe he had the ability to be one of the league’s best players. Now, if nothing else, the soft-spoken kid from Indiana will be paid like one of them. When the NBA’s moratorium lifts after midnight on the East Coast, Hayward will sign an offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets, according to a source, worth $63 million over fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58167007@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:14 MDT