Despite playing just a few minutes of basketball last season, Gordon Hayward is being pursued by several shoe manufacturers looking for his endorsement.
Hayward, who is recovering from a leg injury he suffered in the first game of 2017-18 NBA season, is fielding offers from New Balance and Chinese sneaker company Anta, according to a report by Uproxx. Hayward has a good chance to make the finals with the Celtics and would make an attractive client for these companies.5 comments on this story
Nike is also looking to re-sign the former Utah Jazz forward to a new contract, the report said.
Jake Lindsey, son of Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, will miss the next basketball season with Baylor after undergoing hip surgery recently.
Kyle Kuzma made a game-winning 3-pointer at the open run after his basketball camp in Flint, Michigan, last week.
And finally ...
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, who once considered a career in baseball, showed off some of his baseball skills last weekend.