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Utah’s Gordon Hayward returned from a five-game absence because of a hip flexor injury and scored 27 points against Minnesota. He also had five rebounds and five assists.
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"It was a slow start," Hayward said, "but I made some shots. I felt good out there. It was good to be back."
World Cup tryouts-bound?
On Thursday, Hayward is expected to be named to a pool of 30 players who will compete for spots on the United States’ 2014 World Cup roster.
Others who will be invited, according to various media reports, include Damian Lillard, Dwight Howard, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Stephen Curry and Paul George.
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