Gordon Hayward

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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May 08, 2014 - 11:01 am
This is the third in a series on the parallels between Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge 's last team to miss the NBA playoffs and this year's lottery-bound squad. A deeper look at the C's player personnel, potential trade packages and financial flexibility should offer insight...
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May 01, 2014 - 8:33 am
After a flurry of draft-related news, we finally have reached a standstill. The date for underclassmen to declare has passed, and as expected all the big names are in. So what do we have to look forward to? The draft combine will take place in Chicago from May 14-18, and it's something Celtics fans...
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November 06, 2013 - 9:02 pm
As the Celtics watched film of Gordon Hayward prior to hosting the Jazz , Brad Stevens couldn't contain his praise for the best player he ever coached at the collegiate level. "You could kind of see," said Celtics guard Phil Pressey as a knowing smile came to his face. "He talked about every single...
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