Rudy Gobert: Gordon Hayward ‘Kind Of Ignored Me’ During Free Agency

by March 14, 2018
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In an interview with FOX 13 Salt Lake City, Jazz center Rudy Gobert explained what really bothered him about Gordon Hayward leaving to join the Celtics during free agency this past summer:

We all know Gordon is a good player. We all know it’s a business, and sometimes you have to make tough decisions.

For my part, it was only the fact that he didn’t really communicate with me. I tried to reach out to him before, just to have some informations. No matter what, I was going to respect his choice. He kind of ignored me. That’s the part I didn’t really like.

I was kind of considering him as a brother. We played four years together, went through a lot. And I thought I was important enough to know. Looks like I wasn’t, but we’ve moved on, and I wish him the best in Boston. 

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