Derrick Favors

Derrick Favors’ Inspired Performance, and Player Grades for Jazz-Kings 2/7/2015
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Derrick Favors’ Inspired Performance, and Player Grades for Jazz-Kings 2/7/2015

February 7th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
As he continues a strong season marked by increased defensive understanding and a versatile, complete offensive game that has taken some by surprise, Derrick Favors knows it’s a long grind. Energy and motivation ebbs and...
The Triple Team: Jazz at Suns 2/6/15
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The Triple Team: Jazz at Suns 2/6/15

February 7th, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
1. Styles Make Fights, and The Jazz Lost This Fight When these Jazz play these Suns it’s always a fascinating combat of style: Utah’s power, with one more talented big than may fit on the roster, and Phoenix’s...
The Utah Jazz & The 2015 Trade Deadline Q&A
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The Utah Jazz & The 2015 Trade Deadline Q&A

February 5th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Set your Twitter alerts. Start the Woj Watch. Get your Insider login credentials ready. We’re inside the final two weeks before the NBA’s trade deadline. By February 19 at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time, we’ll know if...
On A Stern Defensive Challenge, Plus Player Grades for Grizzlies @ Jazz 2/4/2015
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On A Stern Defensive Challenge, Plus Player Grades for Grizzlies @ Jazz 2/4/2015

February 4th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The Memphis Grizzlies have developed a reputation over the years as a defense-first unit, a grit and grind bunch that ekes out enough points offensively to survive while they suffocate opponents. Their defense certainly...
Utah Jazz All-Star History: 3-Point Shootout
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Utah Jazz All-Star History: 3-Point Shootout

February 4th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Comparatively speaking, the Utah Jazz have not had much representation for All-Star Saturday events (and the occasional All-Star Friday) events. In a short series, we will take a in-depth look back on the franchise’s...
TrueHoop Network Roundup and 3-on-3
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TrueHoop Network Roundup and 3-on-3

February 2nd, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
Editor’s note: Each week, one blog in the ESPN TrueHoop Network hosts the “TrueHoop Network Roundup”, pointing you towards the best work from around the Network. In honor of the All-Star rosters being released,...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Golden State Warriors 1/30/2015
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Utah Jazz vs. Golden State Warriors 1/30/2015

January 30th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
1. Jazz use their size to bully Golden State. A great deal of the Warriors’ success this season is due to their positional versatility in the starting lineup. That’s especially true with regards to Draymond Green, who...
Utah Jazz Game Ball Rankings: Batch 3
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Utah Jazz Game Ball Rankings: Batch 3

January 29th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
The hottest game-ball related question I’ve been getting recently is: “Was that The Exum Game?” For the uninitiated, I’ve been waiting all season for the game when Dante Exum would jump out and grab our...
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Ingles, Exum, and Grades for Nets @ Jazz 1/24/15
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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Ingles, Exum, and Grades for Nets @ Jazz 1/24/15

January 24th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Any major relocation or culture change will require an adjustment phase, even for professional basketball players. For rookies Joe Ingles and Dante Exum, both hailing from Down Under, this process has been evident to the naked...
Is Elijah Millsap a Keeper?
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Is Elijah Millsap a Keeper?

January 21st, 2015 | by David J Smith
On Tuesday, the Utah Jazz announced that swingman Rodney Hood will be out until All-Star break, at which point he will be reevaluated. That is sobering news for the promising rookie who has gone through an onslaught of foot...