To quote the great philosopher Ron Burgundy, "that escalated quickly." Just hours after Marc Stein reported that Utah refused to listen to offers for him, it appears as if Gordon Hayward is now being actively shopped by the Jazz. The Boston Celtics are clearly very interested.
League sources tell https://t.co/aPhi5p6MSL that the Utah Jazz are actively trying to trade Gordon Hayward.— Brian Geltzeiler (@hoopscritic) June 22, 2016
Hayward has expressed his unhappiness in Utah and the Jazz are attempting to accommodate him per league sources...— Brian Geltzeiler (@hoopscritic) June 22, 2016
Hayward is entering the final year of his contract, giving the Jazz motivation to try to make something happen. Here is our 2014 piece on why the Celtics should be interested in his services.
UPDATE: Er, not so fast
I've contacted multiple sources in the Jazz and who know Gordon Hayward. That trade rumor has zero merit.— Jody Genessy (@DJJazzyJody) June 22, 2016
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