2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
7-6, 3rd in Atlantic
Tatum takes over in third quarter (0:36)
Tatum knocks down contested 3 over Aminu (0:20)
Celtics-Blazers second half delayed due to hoop issues (0:15)
Horford rejects Leonard at the buzzer (0:16)
Hayward says he wasn't surprised by fan reaction in Utah (1:07)

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

Jayson Tatum was asked if he'd ever seen a player targeted by the crowd the way Gordon Hayward was tonight: "When I was in college, Grayson (Allen) was booed a lot," he said with a smile.

Hayward hears boos during his 13-point return to Utah (1:15)

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

Gordon Hayward had one of his best showings of the season so far in his return to Utah, finishing with 13 points and seven assists in Utah's 123-115 win. When the final buzzer sounded, Hayward exchanged greetings with Ricky Rubio and Joe Ingles, and then left the court less than 30 seconds after the buzzer sounded.

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

Gordon Hayward has helped power this Celtics run back into this game, but now goes to the bench having played 24 minutes. Will be very interesting to see if Brad Stevens gets him more time tonight — especially given this is a back-to-back. Hayward has earned it, though.

Jazz fans applaud Mitchell's floater over Hayward (0:17)
Brown stares down Gobert after posterizer (0:26)
Utah fan starts dancing behind Tatum (0:20)
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer
5dTim Bontemps

Hayward: Utah return mix of excitement, 'dread'

Celtics forward Gordon Hayward finished with 13 points Friday night as he played in Utah for the first time since leaving as a free agent. Hayward was booed loudly by Jazz fans who previously cheered his every move.

Hayward finds Baynes for and-1 (0:16)
Hayward booed during warmups (0:19)

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

Whether it was intentional or not, the Jazz made a statement to start this game: their first three possessions involved Rudy Gobert setting screens for Joe Ingles — who was being guarded by Gordon Hayward. Jazz attacked him repeatedly.

Brown feeds Hayward for layup (0:16)
Hayward gets booed during intros (0:15)

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

Gordon Hayward gets introduced second to a huge chorus of boos. As he has every time he's been booed tonight, Hayward responded with a smile.

Hayward arrives prior to his return to Utah (0:26)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Gordon Hayward was greeted with a nice chorus of boos when he walked onto the floor in Utah 70 minutes before tipoff. He grinned.

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.225th
Rebounds Per Game46.211th
Assists Per Game23.615th
Points Allowed103.53rd

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-1976.538
2017-185527.671
2016-175329.646
2015-164834.585
2014-154042.488