11 Facts About Lazar Hayward


Lazar Miller Hayward was born on November 26,1986 and is an American former professional basketball player.

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Lazar Hayward attended Notre Dame Prep School in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and while he attended he played with many other notable players, like Michael Beasley, Syracuse University standout Paul Harris and UTEP player Derrick Caracter.

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Lazar Hayward finished his Marquette career as the program's 2nd all-time leading scorer and 5th all time in rebounds, as well as garnering 2nd-Team All-Big East honors in 2008 and 2010 and Honorable Mention AP All-American status in 2010 while leading Marquette to 4 NCAA Tournament appearances.

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On June 25,2010, Lazar Hayward was selected by the Washington Wizards with the 30th pick in the 2010 NBA draft, but his draft rights were traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves shortly after being drafted.

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On December 13,2011, before the start of another season, Lazar Hayward was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder for two second-round draft picks and Robert Vaden.

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Lazar Hayward reached the 2012 NBA Finals with the Thunder, but the team lost to the Miami Heat.

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On October 27,2012, Lazar Hayward was traded to the Houston Rockets and subsequently waived.

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Lazar Hayward was waived by the Timberwolves on January 6,2013, but re-signed two days later on a 10-day contract.

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Lazar Hayward was waived by the D-Fenders on April 4,2013 after sustaining an injury.

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Lazar Hayward was later waived by the Pelicans on October 13,2013.

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On November 1,2016, Lazar Hayward was acquired by the Long Island Nets after previously acquiring his rights through the expansion draft.

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