Jazz forward Gordon Hayward was the first player to learn he’d been cut following the game. ESPN’s Marc Stein tweeted the news Friday night. The team announced its full roster for the trip to Spain at 1 a.m. Saturday, with Kyle Korver, Chandler Parsons and Damian Lillard joining Hayward on the cut list.
USA Basketball just announced World Cup roster at 1AM and removes Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons and Kyle Korver along with Gordon Hayward
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) August 23, 2014
The Americans will play an exhibition game Tuesday against Slovenia in the Canary Islands before opening the FIBA World Cup next Friday against Finland.