Derrick Favors

Two Bigs, Ten Games, Opposite Trajectories
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Two Bigs, Ten Games, Opposite Trajectories

November 30th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter are the core duo to the Jazz’s grand design. One an athletic marvel and defensive game changer; the other an irresistible force with the polished offense of a cowhide prodigy — an anchor in...
Can Jeremy Evans be a Rotational Player?
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Can Jeremy Evans be a Rotational Player?

November 21st, 2013 | by David J Smith
For a team in need of some good news, the Utah Jazz received some yesterday: rookie point guard Trey Burke made his official NBA debut versus the New Orleans Pelicans. While the highly-anticipated return by Burke from his broken...
JazzRank #2: Derrick Favors’ Time to Shine
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JazzRank #2: Derrick Favors’ Time to Shine

October 29th, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
Editor’s note: This is the penultimate in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughout the preseason, we’ll count up through the current Jazz roster, from worst to...
Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?
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Derrick Favors – Was the Extension for Too Much?

October 28th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
One of the largest challenges in managing an NBA franchise outside a major market will always be the inherently unbalanced nature of free agency within the league.  The big boys just have the deck stacked in their favor in too...
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Favors’ Extension and Dennis Lindsey’s Thoughts on the Jazz – Salt City Hoops Saturday Show

October 20th, 2013 | by Andy Larsen
On this week’s Saturday Show, Andy Larsen, Austin Horton and Dan Clayton talk about Derrick Favors newly signed extension with the Utah Jazz. Is 4 years, $49 million too much, a bargain, or just right for the young big man?...
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Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter: The Superhero Frontcourt

October 18th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
It’s been a long time coming for Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors. After waiting patiently behind on the bench and fighting for minutes, it’s finally their time to shine. Kanter has already shown his soft touch around the rim,...
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Utah Jazz Positional Battles: The Starters

October 2nd, 2013 | by David J Smith
The season is, at long-last, finally here. Media day is in the books, two-a-days are going, and Saturday’s annual scrimmage will give the public the first look at the new era of Utah Jazz basketball. In less than a week,...
How the Jazz Spent Their Summer Vacation at P3 – Part 2
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How the Jazz Spent Their Summer Vacation at P3 – Part 2

September 27th, 2013 | by Scott Stevens
For the past several years, Jazz players have been spending weeks at a time during the summer training with the Peak Performance Project, or P3, in Santa Barbara. I sat down with several members of the P3 staff at their facility...
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Can Hayward or Favors be Utah’s First Options?

September 9th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
In an attempt to score, every team has a Plan A. Last season’s Plan A was Al Jefferson on the block.  Big Al’s execution of that plan earned frequent complaint from Jazz fans.  He was too slow, too finesse, too...
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The 2013-14 Jazz Season Can Be Enjoyable, if….

August 27th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
I’d like to begin this post with a hard truth about Jazz fans. We’re not great with objective analysis and reasonable expectations for our team. I don’t want to begin my post with such negativity, but it has to be said. ...