The Utah Jazz have matched Charlotte's four-year, $63 million offer for Hayward.
Hayward's agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed Utah's move on Saturday. It was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. The Jazz had until late Sunday to match the Hornets' offer from Thursday for the 6-foot-8 small forward. The team did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Hayward averaged career highs of 16.2 points, 5.2 assists, 5.1 rebounds and 1.4 steals last season while leading the Jazz in scoring and minutes.