The Timberwolves' Lazar Hayward can see dead people. No, really! Well, at least, according to himself. Last week, the Star Tribute published an article about Hayward's return to Minnesota and that's where his relationship with spirits was revealed.
Out of the NBA and out of basketball since Houston waived him in October, the Wolves' former first-round draft pick has worked recently with two Los Angeles mediums who he says have guided him on a spiritual quest that dates to his childhood.
"I've always just had a lot of questions spiritually because I always kind of seen stuff when I was a kid and I used to tell friends and they'd look at me and say, 'Lazar, you might need some help,' " he said laughing during a surreal post-practice conversation with reporters. "So they used to make fun of me. I just had a lot of questions because I've always just wondered."
Unfortunately, Hayward's interactions with the undead have been one-sided since he "can't talk to them yet, but I have seen them." Hopefully, when he finally does hear them speak, they'll tell him to settle with a life as a career bench player. Men lie, women lie, ghosts don't.