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Favors, Hayward get USA invites

Published May 23, 2013 6:21 pm

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Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward will both participate in a Team USA minicamp this summer in Las Vegas, according to their agents.

Both third-year players were members of the USA Men's Basketball Select Team, which practiced against the Team USA before the London Olympics.

Among other players known to be attending the camp, July 22-25, are Wizards guard Bradley Beal, Rockets forward Chandler Parsons, Bulls forward Taj Gibson and Bucks center Larry Sanders.

The roster has not been announced by Team USA.

Hayward started 27 games last season for the 43-38 Jazz, and averaged a career-high 14.1 points per game.

Favors averaged 9.4 points and 7.1 rebounds in 77 games.