Gordon Hayward, Peyton Manning and a little black book

Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward, right, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan defends during the second half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Jazz won 96-92. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

(KUTV) Gordon Hayward’s scoring average has climbed every year he has been in the NBA and now he is scoring more points per game in the playoffs than he did in the regular season. There are several reasons Hayward has consistently improved including video sessions with Assistant Coach Johnnie Bryant, Gordon’s work ethic, a little black and Peyton Manning. If that sounds like an eclectic combination, well watch David James’ story and he will explain how all the pieces of this puzzle have fit together for Gordon.

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