Gordon Daniel Hayward (born March 23, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A one-time NBA All-Star, Hayward previously played for the Utah Jazz and the Boston Celtics.
In college basketball, Hayward led the Butler Bulldogs to the championship game of the 2010 NCAA Tournament. He was subsequently selected by the Utah Jazz with the ninth overall pick of the 2010 NBA draft. Hayward played seven seasons with the Jazz, and was selected to the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. In the 2017 off-season, Hayward signed as a free-agent with the Boston Celtics. He played three seasons with the franchise. In November 2020, the Celtics traded Hayward to the Charlotte Hornets after a sign-and-trade agreement.