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Gordon Hayward joins pro gaming league

Updated: September 23, 2011, 1:27 PM ET
By Jon Robinson

Close your eyes and imagine what a professional video game player looks like. Now open your eyes and stare at the picture of Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward.

Not even close to what you were thinking, right?

But with the NBA players locked out from their current jobs on the court, Hayward is destroying stereotypes with his new profession, and it involves playing "Starcraft II" against some of the best gamers in the world.

Hayward is the first professional ...

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