Gordon Hayward, mac and cheese: Jazz players as Thanksgiving leftovers

Gordon Hayward is just one player Jazz fans should be thankful for.
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Here's hoping you and yours had a pleasant (and filling) Thanksgiving weekend. Now, if you find yourself staring at a refrigerator full of leftovers in need of a little inspiration, maybe the Utah Jazz can be of service.

Over at Hoops Habit, each Jazz player was linked to a particular leftover Thanksgiving food item, and the results are nothing short of inspired. Gordon Hayward is a tried and true favorite, good ol' mac and cheese. But more fitting is the combination of Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors. When Utah's defense is at its best, those two are inseparable — as in sync as, say, mashed potatoes and gravy?

You'll have to click through to see who takes the cake as dessert, as well as why these leftovers are without a turkey.

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