Derrick Favors

Two Jazz Big Men: One Quiet, One Loud
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Two Jazz Big Men: One Quiet, One Loud

March 23rd, 2015 | by Clint Johnson
Rudy Gobert has birthed a cult of personality never before seen in relation to the Utah Jazz. A large portion of the sudden celebrity is production-based.  Since permanently joining Derrick Favors in the starting lineup...
Game Ball Batch Four (a.k.a. An Ode to Gordon Hayward)
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Game Ball Batch Four (a.k.a. An Ode to Gordon Hayward)

February 26th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
You’re going to read a lot about Gordon Hayward in this fourth edition of the Game Ball rankings. Another batch of glowing recognition for some of Utah’s recent victory engineers seemed like exactly what Jazzland...
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...
Scaling the Stifle Tower: How Teams Have Adjusted to Rudy Gobert
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Scaling the Stifle Tower: How Teams Have Adjusted to Rudy Gobert

February 9th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
The emphatic rise of Rudy Gobert has come in waves. His rookie season contained flashes of the spectacular within a raw game that most assumed would take several years to refine. His summer seemed to accelerate the process...
The Notre Dime: Watch All of Rudy Gobert’s 42 Assists
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The Notre Dime: Watch All of Rudy Gobert’s 42 Assists

January 21st, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
In last week’s post about Rudy Gobert crashing what we might consider the core of the future Utah Jazz, I mentioned in passing the center’s passing. He has started to show some impressive court vision and what his...
Crashing the Core: Rudy Gobert is Making a Case for Himself
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Crashing the Core: Rudy Gobert is Making a Case for Himself

January 15th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
We keep saying that  decision time is approaching for the Utah Jazz in their journey back to contender status. One of these times, we’ll be right. The task of sussing out which of the current 15 Jazz players will be vital...
Lessons for Rudy Gobert, Grades for the Jazz
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Lessons for Rudy Gobert, Grades for the Jazz

January 5th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
Rudy Gobert is learning new NBA lessons by the day, and tonight’s tough home loss to the Indiana Pacers was yet another on a long list. Matched up with Roy Hibbert, perhaps the most elite among a category of top rim...
Ridiculous Upside: A Look At The Progression Of Rudy Gobert
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Ridiculous Upside: A Look At The Progression Of Rudy Gobert

December 23rd, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
The sight of marveling at a huge unknown prospect and dreaming about the height of his unfounded potential is an experience that all basketball lovers, no matter if you’re an NBA scout or just an average is something that...
Rudy Gobert’s Steady Emergence
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Rudy Gobert’s Steady Emergence

December 3rd, 2014 | by David J Smith
While the Utah Jazz are in the midst of a current six-game losing streak, it is important to acknowledge and analyze the struggles. It is also just as important to remember and review the positives. Rudy Gobert’s growth...
JazzRank #6: Rudy Gobert
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JazzRank #6: Rudy Gobert

October 27th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
Jazz fans have known since summer league that this season could be a break-out year—maybe even a special year—for Rudy Gobert, long before GMs took a poll of potential break-out players. Gobert’s performance in the World...