Derrick Favors

Renegotiating Derrick Favors’ Contract: What Makes Sense?
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Renegotiating Derrick Favors’ Contract: What Makes Sense?

May 25th, 2016 | by Clark Schmutz
It is against the rules of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement in the NBA for a player to renegotiate their contract and take a smaller amount of money. However, when a team is under the cap, they can renegotiate current...
How The Salt Lake City Stars Can Help Jazz Shine
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How The Salt Lake City Stars Can Help Jazz Shine

May 3rd, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
Even though the playoffs are happening, and supposedly they’re pretty exciting it’s hard not to feel the doldrums of the offseason. So in looking ahead to next season, what might make for an interesting storyline or bit of...
Trey Lyles Appreciation Thread
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Trey Lyles Appreciation Thread

March 22nd, 2016 | by Laura Thompson
At the beginning of the season, the only highlights Lyles seemed to provide were those from the bench; his on-court play had many Jazz fans asking if Dennis Lindsey whiffed on the #12 pick, especially with Devin Booker still on...
The Jazz’s Forgotten Man: Jeff Withey
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The Jazz’s Forgotten Man: Jeff Withey

February 24th, 2016 | by David J Smith
Things are starting to really hum smoothly for the Utah Jazz. While they dropped a few heart-breakers of late, they have emerged victorious in nine of their past 12 outings. They look every bit the part of a Playoff team in the...
The Progression of Trey Lyles
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The Progression of Trey Lyles

January 20th, 2016 | by David J Smith
It was June 25, 2015, the night of the NBA Draft. As always, it was an evening of excitement for NBA fans, including the Utah Jazz faithful. After weeks of non-stop mock drafts, rumored trades, draft promise whispers and the...
Salt City Seven: Team M*A*S*H, Ode to Rudy, Two More Spaldings & More
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Salt City Seven: Team M*A*S*H, Ode to Rudy, Two More Spaldings & More

January 14th, 2016 | by Dan Clayton
Welcome to your 11th weekly recap of all things Jazz. Seven bits of wisdom and fun to wrap up seven days’ worth of Utah hoops. If you ran a basketball team that fielded a starting lineup of Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors,...
The Elijah Millsap Story
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The Elijah Millsap Story

January 6th, 2016 | by David J Smith
One year to the day he was called up from the D-League, guard Elijah Millsap was waived by the Utah Jazz, a few days shy of the date nonguaranteed players are secured for the rest of the season. Even if it was short-lived with...
The Shrewd Addition of Jeff Withey
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The Shrewd Addition of Jeff Withey

December 30th, 2015 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz have a well-deserved reputation of finding rotation players in interesting places. While their first-round draft pick history has been hit-and-miss — and which team’s is not? — the Jazz have...
Raul Neto is Proving to be More Than an Afterthought
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Raul Neto is Proving to be More Than an Afterthought

December 23rd, 2015 | by David J Smith
It was June 27, 2013, a day the Utah Jazz had looked forward to with great anticipation. The NBA Draft had finally arrived. They had just finished the 2012-13 season with a 43-29 record, just two games off of qualifying for the...
Right at Home: Trey Burke on Comfort, Role and Personal Improvement
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Right at Home: Trey Burke on Comfort, Role and Personal Improvement

December 15th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The detached perch from which fans and media generally view pro sports makes it laughably easy to minimize the importance of surroundings and comfort for the athletes involved. These are professionals, we think; the barrier...