Derrick Favors

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Derrick Favors & Gordon Hayward: Do They Get Extensions, and For How Much?

August 8th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
The Jazz have just under three months to complete what would be their most important transactions of this off-season (no offense, Richard Jefferson). The extension deadline for Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors looms in late...
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Primer: NBA Contract Extension Rules

August 8th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
As Peter Novak and I were preparing for our nerd smackdown debate on extension values for Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors, Peter aptly threw in a primer on extension rules. I decided to share those here as a companion post for...
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2013-14 Utah Jazz: Figuring out a Rotation

August 6th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
In a season that most anticipate to be a rebuilding effort for the Jazz, the prime objective seems to be giving the young core as much playing time as reasonably possible.  Despite this clear path, Utah’s rotation is, as my...
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The Jazz Fan Twitter Code of Conduct

July 30th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
I’ve had the idea of hammering out a Utah Jazz Fan Code of Conduct ever since I saw my first absurd Twitter fight that began as a disagreement over playing time, and devolved into such vicious mudslinging that a southern...
Jimmer to the Jazz: The Pros and Cons
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Jimmer to the Jazz: The Pros and Cons

July 23rd, 2013 | by Denim Millward
  When it comes to hypothetical situations, none tears Jazz nation asunder more quickly than mentioning “Jimmer Fredette” and “Utah Jazz” in the same sentence.  Normally put aside in favor of a shared Jazz fandom,...
What if the Deron Williams Trade Never Happened?
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What if the Deron Williams Trade Never Happened?

July 17th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
A wise man once said “dealing in hypotheticals is a fool’s errand.”  (Okay, I actually just made that up, but doesn’t that sound like something a wise man would say?)  Regardless, I’m preparing to embark on a...
Christmas, or Something Like It
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Christmas, or Something Like It

July 6th, 2013 | by Mario Alejandre
Did you ever make a list of preferred gifts that you’d make at Christmastime for the gift-giving power brokers? Remember waking up as a kid on Christmas morning wondering how many of those things on your list you would be...
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Jazz & Free Agency: The Sound of Silence

July 5th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
NBA free agency is a few days old, and so far the most exciting rumor to come out of the Intermountain West is that it’s the location of Dwight Howard’s $100 million game of Eeny-meeny-miny-moe. Even that is on the...
With Burke, Gobert, Neto, and Lindsey: Hope Renewed
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With Burke, Gobert, Neto, and Lindsey: Hope Renewed

July 2nd, 2013 | by Denim Millward
  This is the story of how a GQ model, a towering Frenchman and flashy yet soft-spoken Brazilian gave throngs of Jazz fans hope, and how a soft-spoken southern gentleman with an endearing Texas twang brought them together....
Knights and Dragons in Miami: The Archetypal Heroism of the 2013 San Antonio Spurs
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Knights and Dragons in Miami: The Archetypal Heroism of the 2013 San Antonio Spurs

June 25th, 2013 | by Evan Hall
My armour is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail is a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death! -Smaug the Dragon I had a sort of sympathy for the dragon in the Hobbit,...