Derrick Favors

Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert: An Elite NBA Frontcourt, Right Now
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Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert: An Elite NBA Frontcourt, Right Now

February 23rd, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
  The trade of Enes Kanter to the Oklahoma City Thunder for, in essence, a protected 1st round pick and 280 pounds of cap space is proving difficult for many Jazz fans to swallow.  That’s because they aren’t...
How the Jazz Traded Enes Kanter, and What They Got Back
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How the Jazz Traded Enes Kanter, and What They Got Back

February 20th, 2015 | by Andy Larsen
After weeks of speculation, the deal really occurred today: the Utah Jazz officially traded Enes Kanter and Steve Novak to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for a protected future 1st round pick from OKC, a 2017 2nd round...
Principles for the Utah Jazz’s Big Deadline Day
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Principles for the Utah Jazz’s Big Deadline Day

February 19th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
A pivotal trade deadline day for the Utah Jazz has arrived. Any trades to be made during the 2014-15 NBA season will be completed before the earth rotates once more on its axis, which means some questions will be answered soon,...
A Decade of Utah Jazz Trade Deadline Moves
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A Decade of Utah Jazz Trade Deadline Moves

February 18th, 2015 | by David J Smith
The trade deadline is one of the most unique things in sports, and seemingly more so in the NBA. It is simply a remarkable combination of drama, excitement and intrigue. There are disgruntled players who  feel the proverbial...
Looking at Possible Jazz First Round Options for 2015
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Looking at Possible Jazz First Round Options for 2015

February 17th, 2015 | by Salt City Hoops
  The Jazz are 10 games out of the playoff picture in the Western Conference. With that in mind, and with March Madness just around the corner, it’s worth getting a sense of which college players are ripping it up right...
Taking Utah’s Temperature at the All-Star Break
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Taking Utah’s Temperature at the All-Star Break

February 16th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
An extended All-Star break is perfect not only for the players, who get more time to rest their ailing bodies, but for those of us covering them as well. Writers and bloggers alike need a reset button too, and what better time to...
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...