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Lazar Hayward | Forward | #15

Team: New Orleans Pelicans
Age / DOB:  (31) / 11/26/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 225
College: Marquette
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (30) / WAS

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The Pelicans waived SF Lazar Hayward on Sunday.
He's been struggling with a respiratory infection during the preseason and never had much of a chance to make the regular season roster. Sun, Oct 13, 2013 09:08:00 PM

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Lazar Hayward will not play for the Pelicans on Wednesday due to a respiratory infection.

He's trying to make the team, but this isn't the start he was looking for.
Wed, Oct 9, 2013 05:45:00 PM

The Timberwolves will not re-sign Lazar Hayward.

Hayward's 10-day deal expires on Friday, and the team inked Mickael Gelabale on Thursday night. It's a very bad sign for Hayward's long-term outlook that he can't stick on the league's most depleted roster.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 08:33:00 AM

Lazar Hayward is expected to play on Thursday after dealing with an illness.

He may not even get on the floor, but if he does, he won't get enough minutes to matter to fantasy owners.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 12:46:00 PM

Lazar Hayward (illness) did not practice on Wednesday.

Hayward returned from an illness on Sunday, but he's still battling the lingering effects and should be considered questionable going into Thursday's game.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 01:11:00 PM

Lazar Hayward returned from a sinus infection to play eight minutes off the bench on Sunday, going scoreless with two steals.

The Wolves' backup SF has no fantasy appeal in spite of the Wolves' ongoing injury problems.
Sun, Jan 13, 2013 09:20:00 PM

Lazar Hayward (illness) is available to face the Spurs on Sunday.

The Wolves are getting healthy with J.J. Barea (back) returning to the lineup and Ricky Rubio getting more minutes. Hayward is on a 10-day contract and can be left on the wire in all leagues.
Sun, Jan 13, 2013 06:29:00 PM

Lazar Hayward (illness) will not practice on Saturday.

He's getting over his illness and could be ready to face the Spurs on Sunday. The Wolves signed Hayward to a 10-day contract and there's a good chance he might be cut loose after that period with Ricky Rubio starting to feel better.
Sat, Jan 12, 2013 02:38:00 PM

Lazar Hayward (illness) will not play in Friday's game against the Hornets.

Hayward is suffering from flu-like symptoms. The Wolves are just scuffling for healthy bodies at this point with J.J. Barea, Kevin Love, Chase Budinger, Brandon Roy and Malcolm Lee all sidelined. Ricky Rubio will be limited to 20 minutes.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 06:46:00 PM

Lazar Hayward (illness) is questionable to play on Friday.

He was just re-signed to a 10-day deal, and the Timberwolves could only have nine healthy players on Friday night if he's out.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 12:42:00 PM

Timberwolves re-signed F Lazar Hayward to a 10-day contract.

Hayward cleared waivers after the Wolves cut him Sunday, so they now avoid guaranteeing his contract for the season. The third-year swingman out of Marquette has appeared in two games this season.
Tue, Jan 8, 2013 05:56:00 PM

The Timberwolves will re-sign Lazar Hayward to a 10-day deal if he clears waivers.

The team just didn't want to guarantee his contract for the season and that's the biggest reason they released him a couple of days ago.
Tue, Jan 8, 2013 12:30:00 PM

Timberwolves waive F Lazar Hayward.

Hayward signed on December 31 with the team and played a total of 12 minutes and scored just two points. He's a candidate to be signed on a 10-day contract by another team and obviously is nowhere to be found on the fantasy map.
Sun, Jan 6, 2013 04:48:00 PM

Timberwolves sign F Lazar Hayward.

Hayward was just acquired by the D-Fenders in the D-League, but he'll head to Minnesota to play with the Timberwolves instead.
Mon, Dec 31, 2012 12:45:00 PM

Lazar Hayward has been acquired by the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.

Hayward was set to work out for the T-Wolves previously, but he'll head to the D-League for now.
Mon, Dec 31, 2012 08:09:00 AM

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