Derrick Favors

Derrick Favors, Superstar?
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Derrick Favors, Superstar?

January 8th, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Last night, the Utah Jazz won their seventh game in the last twelve contests.  For those Jazz fans who believe the one overriding purpose of this season is to get a high draft pick, this winning is devastating.  The team that...
Rudy Gobert and How the D-League Helps Young Players
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Rudy Gobert and How the D-League Helps Young Players

January 7th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
When word broke earlier in the week that both Ian Clark and Rudy Gobert had been sent down to the D-League for their second stint, I had mixed emotions. On one hand, they’d each get some much-need minutes, some time to develop...
Utah’s Evolving Pick and Roll Defense
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Utah’s Evolving Pick and Roll Defense

January 6th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
It almost goes without saying, but things have certainly stabilized to a high degree in Jazzland after an extremely rocky beginning to the season.  It kind of feels like ages ago that the doomsday drums were beating loudly as...
Is Derrick Favors Starved for Shots?
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Is Derrick Favors Starved for Shots?

January 3rd, 2014 | by Clint Johnson
Reward the big. It’s a frequent mantra on the hardwood.  If a front court player sprints up the floor, give him the fast break dunk.  If a center is anchoring a defense and cleaning the glass, throw him a bone...
14 for ’14: Top Storylines for the New Year
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14 for ’14: Top Storylines for the New Year

January 2nd, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Whatever happens in the next 12 months, we’ll know a lot more about the Utah Jazz’s future when 2014 is over. When was the last calendar year in which Jazz fans knew on January 1 that the trajectory of the franchise...
Looking Forward to the Utah Jazz’s 2014
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Looking Forward to the Utah Jazz’s 2014

January 2nd, 2014 | by David J Smith
Happy New Years to one and all. 2014 is upon us and like all dutiful Jazz fans, I have pondered what could transpire this year for the team. It could be one of the biggest years in franchise history, with many things to look...
Jazz End Of Year Odds and Ends
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Jazz End Of Year Odds and Ends

December 31st, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
After last night’s victory against the Bobcats, it’s really hard to not just write this as my entire article: Trey Burke is a stud. Trey Burke is a stud. Trey Burke is a stud. Trey Burke is a stud. Trey Burke is a stud. Trey...
A Per Quarter Profile of Derrick Favors
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A Per Quarter Profile of Derrick Favors

December 30th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
At the end of the first quarter of the Jazz’s November 15th game against the Spurs, I had a thought: Derrick Favors is a beast!  He’d racked up six points and nine rebounds in the first quarter alone.  (Not bad when...
A Jazz Fan’s No-Man’s Land
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A Jazz Fan’s No-Man’s Land

December 27th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
Entering this season, as a fan I had braced myself for what many of the national experts had said was going to be one of the worst teams fielded in recent history. With Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Randy Foye, DeMarre Carroll, and...
Method to the Minute Madness?
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Method to the Minute Madness?

December 27th, 2013 | by Dan Clayton
Already a lightning rod for criticism in the Jazz fan community, forward Richard Jefferson probably didn’t do himself many favors by announcing on Thursday that he plans on going “championship hunting” as a free...