Hayward's status is day-to-day. Monday was his first missed game of the season.
Coach Quin Snyder said Hayward's foot had been sore for a while and it reached a point where something needed to be done.
"I hope not," Snyder said when asked if it could linger.
"It's really treatment, and he's probably not going to be 100 percent immediately or in time the way the schedule is right now. Presumably or hopefully he'll get to the point where he's able to go again. Hopefully sooner than later."
Hayward leads the team with averages of 20.1 points, 3.7 assists and 36.2 minutes per game. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per game.
Reserve Joe Ingles started in Hayward's place and played a season-high 37 minutes, scoring six points with five rebounds and four assists.
The Jazz have been decimated by injuries this season with Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors both missing long stretches. Alec Burks is still recovering from a broken fibula, and Dante Exum has missed the entire season with a torn ACL.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.