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Isaiah Thomas, Rudy Gobert, Hassan Whiteside start emoji battle to recruit Hayward

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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It’s not a real recruitment battle until the emoji wars start.

Gordon Hayward met with the brass in Miami on Saturday, will be in Boston to meet with the Celtics Sunday, returns to Utah to meet with the Jazz on Monday, then will sit down and start to make his decision.

That didn’t stop Isaiah Thomas, Rudy Gobert, and Hassan Whiteside from trying to win an emoji war to win over Hayward. Gobert started it off.

Then Thomas jumped in.

Finally, it was Whiteside.

We get Chandler Parsons on a plane and we will really have something.