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Gordon Hayward expected to decide between Jazz, Celtics, Heat today

Golden State Warriors v Utah Jazz - Game Three

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - MAY 6: Gordon Hayward #20 of the Utah Jazz looks on against the Golden State Warriors in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Vivint Smart Home Arena on May 6, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

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Gordon Hayward met with the Heat, Celtics and Jazz.

A decision looms for the best free agent left on the market.

Sam Amick of USA Today:

This is about where I expected him to end up – initially leaning toward leaving Utah* then torn on actually pulling trigger.

If he were leaning toward staying, wouldn’t a strong impression from the Jazz push him over the top rather than leaving him torn?

It’s similar to my read last year on Kevin Durant, who ultimately made the uncomfortable and bold choice to leave the only NBA team he had ever played for. That paid off for him – so much that he’s now giving the Warriors a curiously large discount.

Will Hayward follow the same path or return to Utah, where he has clearly developed an emotional attachment?