Jazz, Hayward Fail To Reach Agreement

Source: Royce Young, CBS Sports

Jazz_Gordon_Hayward_2013The deadline has passed and Gordon Hayward will now become a restricted free agent July 1.

Hayward and the Jazz were engaged in deep discussions about an extension right up to the Oct. 31 deadline, but failed to reach an agreement. According to Yahoo Sports, the sides were millions apart, with Hayward seeking something in the four-year, $50 million range.

Just recently, the Jazz extended forward Derrick Favors for four years, $49 million and were said to have intended to reach a similar deal with Hayward.