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Olympics » Jazz’s Favors, Hayward enjoy eye-opening experience at camp.

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Favors added that there has been little consistency to their workouts, which so far have included practicing in a basement gym until the senior team needs them, and calls them upstairs to scrimmage.

Both Hayward and Favors have played multiple positions and guarded a wide variety of Olympians, reflective of how Krzyzewski is trying to build a versatile team. But that’s fine by them, with Favors saying it’s a "confidence-builder" to be here — "it’s a surprise, and an honor," he said — and Hayward saying it helps "improve all parts of your game."

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"Playing against the best competition in the world, it’s only going to make you better," he added. "You’re not going to be playing against anybody better, anywhere else, and there’s nothing like experience."

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