Gordon Hayward

Brad Stevens
January 03, 2017 - 2:15 pm
Before taking on the Jazz at TD Garden, coach Brad Stevens discussed how inconsistent the Celtics have been on the defensive end this season and why it's important for him to make the proper adjustments going forward. The Celtics will certainly have their hands full on Tuesday, facing one of the...
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Danny Ainge
December 15, 2016 - 5:35 am
Danny Ainge's hunt for a superstar continues. Noted NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski said on his Vertical podcast (fast-forward to 35-minute mark) on Wednesday that Ainge is itching to pull the trigger on a deal for a star, but as usual is finding the going rough. One name to keep an eye on:...
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John Tomase
June 22, 2016 - 9:06 am
Gordon Hayward became a household name under the tutelage of Brad Stevens at Butler. Could they be reunited in the NBA? According to one report from Brian Geltzeiler of HoopsCritic.com and Sirius radio, Hayward wants out of Utah, and the Celtics are trying to figure out a way to get him: League...
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Mike Petraglia
May 23, 2016 - 5:25 am
As the days pass leading up to June's NBA draft, we want to encourage the debate regarding what the Celtics should do with the No. 3 overall pick. In that spirit, we present "Celtics choice." Today: Using the No. 3 pick to trade for Wizards guard Bradley Beal (assuming he re-signs in Washington or...
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Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) blocks the shot of Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (back) during the second half at TD Garden. (Mark L. Baer/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
February 29, 2016 - 8:05 pm
On a night when the Celtics blocked more shots than they had in seven years, it was only appropriate that one of the smallest players on the court came up with one of the most important rejections in a 100-95 win over the Jazz at TD Garden. With the Celtics clinging to a 96-95 lead, the bigger...
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Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) has been a thorn in side of Brad Stevens. (Russ Isabella/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
February 29, 2016 - 3:36 pm
Brad Stevens doesn't like coaching against his former players. In the first quarter he was reminded why. Gordon Hayward, most famous for nearly beating Duke in the NCAA championship game with a half-court buzzer-beater in 2010, had eight points and fellow Butler alum Shelvin Mack had six points as...
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Mike Petraglia
March 05, 2015 - 5:58 am
If there was one person in the building not surprised by the brilliant adjustment made by Celtics coach Brad Stevens on the game-winning inbounds play from Marcus Smart Wednesday night, it was Gordon Hayward. He was, of course, a star player for Stevens at Butler University when the Bulldogs went...
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July 09, 2014 - 5:29 am
Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to a four-year offer sheet with the Hornets at the maximum $63 million, according to ESPN.com . Hayward is reportedly expected to sign the offer sheet at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. The Jazz will have three days to match the offer or lose Hayward as...
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July 07, 2014 - 6:59 am
Over the weekend, Yahoo! Sports columnist Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted , "Here's something that remains unchanged: Danny Ainge 's relentless pursuit of creative ways to engage Minnesota on a Kevin Love deal." It should come as no surprise that Ainge is continuing to target Love. After all, Celtics...
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June 29, 2014 - 4:54 am
With NBA free agency opening Tuesday, we continue our annual examination of the options available to the Celtics at each position. Today's focus: Small forwards. Unlike recent seasons, C's president of basketball operations Danny Ainge is expected to have more flexibility than any summer since...
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