News Release


October 13, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has waived forward Lazar Hayward.

Hayward, a product of Marquette, has appeared in 72 career NBA games with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Oklahoma City Thunder. The 6’6”, 225 pound forward holds career averages of 2.9 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 0.5 assists per game in 15.4 minutes. He has appeared in two preseason games with the New Orleans Pelicans and totaled two points in 15 minutes of action.

The five year pro was drafted 30th overall by the Washington Wizards in the 2010 NBA Draft.