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Report: The Heat Are Getting The 1st Meeting With Gordon Hayward

Miami has reportedly secured the first meeting with the All-Star forward.

The Miami Heat might be the favorite to sign free agent Gordon Hayward.

According to a report by the Salt Lake Tribune, Miami has secured the first meeting with the All-Star forward.

The Utah Jazz and the Boston Celtics are also reportedly set to meet with the former Butler star.

From the report:

The All-Star forward will meet with the Utah Jazz on Monday, two days after the moratorium begins, multiple sources told The Tribune on Wednesday.

According to reports, Hayward will meet with the Miami Heat on Saturday. The free agency period begins at 10 p.m. MDT Friday.

Hayward has three teams on his wish list: the Jazz, Heat and Boston Celtics. League sources say Hayward wants to take his meetings, and make a decision in short order. The Heat and Celtics are expected to offer him a four-year max contract. The Jazz, as the incumbent team, are expected to offer Hayward a five-year max contract.

Free agency starts Saturday at 12:01 a.m. E.T.