Derrick Favors

Favors’ Health, Contract May Define the Ceiling For This Jazz Iteration
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Favors’ Health, Contract May Define the Ceiling For This Jazz Iteration

November 23rd, 2016 | by Clint Johnson
As the Jazz struggle to resolve a host of issues, it’s tempting for Jazz fans to feel the sky is falling. And it may be, at least in terms of the heights of potential for this roster. But not because of the adversity raining...
Stars Home Opener
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Stars Home Opener

November 18th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
Tonight’s home opener for the Salt Lake City Stars may have ended in a 80-91 loss to the Northern Arizona Suns and former Jazz member Elijah Millsap, but all 1,015 fans left with smiles.  Bear was here to interact with the...
Salt City Seven: Aching Favors, Solid Week for Hayward, Quin Nears .500
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Salt City Seven: Aching Favors, Solid Week for Hayward, Quin Nears .500

November 17th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
It’s been a fairly positive week in Jazzland since our last weekly check-in via the Salt City Seven. The Jazz finished a successful trip, their star is looking plenty starry, and the squad is stacking up nicely as the...
SLC Stars Discuss Goals, Jazz Collaboration
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SLC Stars Discuss Goals, Jazz Collaboration

November 13th, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
The SLC Stars kicked off their inaugural season on Saturday night with a loss in Sioux Falls against the Skyforce.  The Utah Jazz relocated and re-branded their D-League affiliate, the Idaho Stampede, to their own backyard in...
Extending Hill At (Almost) Any Cost
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Extending Hill At (Almost) Any Cost

November 8th, 2016 | by Aaron Hefner
The Utah Jazz just inked Rudy Gobert to a four year contract worth almost exactly what the Miller family paid Karl Malone during his entire 18-year career in Utah. And if that dollar figure seems exorbitant, buckle up: that is...
Salt City Seven: Hayward’s Healed, Hill’s Hot, and More
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Salt City Seven: Hayward’s Healed, Hill’s Hot, and More

November 6th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
  The big basketball-related Jazz stories of the past week have all centered around George Hill. And the biggest news involved Rudy Gobert. But before we get to that, there something bigger we need to discuss. The...
Jimbo’s Mailbag – My Brother, George Hill
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Jimbo’s Mailbag – My Brother, George Hill

November 5th, 2016 | by Jimbo Rudding
Welcome to the next edition of Jimbo’s Mailbag, our regular dose of levity here at Salt City Hoops. In each mailbag, Jimbo answers your burning questions with his unique outlook on Jazz basketball. Jimbo, by virtue of being...
Growing Pains: Bench Edition
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Growing Pains: Bench Edition

November 1st, 2016 | by Thatcher Olson
After an active NBA offseason, several different media outlets ranked the 30 teams’ starting units and benches. The Jazz bench consistently came out as one of the best in the league, if not the top bench. For example,...
Jazz, Gobert Agree to Four Year Extension
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Jazz, Gobert Agree to Four Year Extension

October 31st, 2016 | by Spencer Wixom
With the deadline approaching on Halloween day for contract extensions, the Utah Jazz and Rudy Gobert were reportedly able to come to terms on a four year extension worth approximately $102 million. Sources: Rudy Gobert agrees to...
Salt City Seven: Injury Woes, Historical Joe and More
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Salt City Seven: Injury Woes, Historical Joe and More

October 28th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
You’ve waited all summer, but one your favorite things finally returns this week. No, not just NBA basketball… The Salt City Seven. Last year, we started the tradition of a weekly check-in on all things Jazz. Every...