Found October 24, 2013 on The League News:
PLAYERS: Derrick Favors
TEAMS: Utah Jazz
The Utah Jazz and Derrick Favors have agreed on a 4 year contract extension worth 49 million dollars. This deal will avoid Favors becoming a restricted free agent and testing out the free agent market next offseason. If Favors were to hit the market in the offseason he could easily command a near-max deal if ...The post What Derrick Favors Extension Means For The Jazz appeared first on The League News.

Utah Jazz reach deal with PG Jamaal Tinsley

The Utah Jazz have reached a deal with Jamaal Tinsley to bring the 35-year-old point guard back to Utah according to the USA Today. Tinsley who averaged 3.6 points and 4 assists a game over two seasons with the Jazz is expected to join the Jazz in California on Friday pending the outcome of a physical according to the report. After Wednesday’s preseason loss to the Clippers Jazz...

Jazz get big game from Derrick Favors in 103-99 loss to Clippers

Basketball fans at Staples Center got an enticing up-close-and-personal preview Wednesday night. And not just of the most exciting high-flying team that calls Tinseltown home. As usual Blake Griffin DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul each gave their share of highlights in the Clippers' 103-99 win over the Jazz. But spectators in attendance — and Utah fans watching at home ...

Doc Rivers admits he has a 'man crush' on Jazz's Gordon Hayward

Before Wednesday's preseason game between the Clippers and the Jazz, Doc Rivers had some very very flattering words for Gordon Hayward. That would be the Gordon Hayward that just signed a nice extension with the Jazz. He not only has a nice bit of change to add to his pocket, but also a little crush he might need to avoid. Doc Rivers admitted he has a bit of a "man crush...

Blake Griffin Welcomed Jazz Rookie Rudy Gobert By Brutally Dunking All Over Him

Utah Jazz rookie Rudy Gobert got a quick and harsh introduction on attempting to defend Blake Griffin. He failed miserably and got posterized. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Report: Jazz To Sign Jamaal Tinsley

In the wake of Trey Burke fracturing his finger and expected miss around 6 weeks, the Utah Jazz will sign 35-year-old point guard Jamaal Tinsley. The veteran PG played averaged 3.5 points and 4.4 assists for the Jazz last season. According to the Deseret News: Current Jazz starter John Lucas III was both diplomatic and optimistic about the impending addition of 10-year NBA veteran...

Report: Hayward, Jazz working on extension

The Utah Jazz with less than a week to go before the league deadline remain in talks with swingman Gordon Hayward on a contract extension according to sources close to the process. The Jazz already have struck a deal with big man Derrick Favors and have until 11:59 p.m. ET on Halloween to come to terms on an extension with Hayward or see the player widely regarded in Utah as the...

How Much Is Gordon Hayward Worth?

Gordon Hayward will be making a mere $3.45 million for the 2013-14 season. ESPN ranked him the 90th best player in the NBA. Sports Illustrated ranked him 67th. Both see him finishing with a higher rank next year. How high will he go and what is his worth? Could he be 30th next year? The 30th highest salary this year is Andrew Bogut’s $14.2 million. Consider some similar players...

Video: Blake Griffin MONSTER Preseason Dunk

They say that Doc Rivers has dissolved the idea of Lob City in ClipperLand, but that doesn’t seem to stop Blake Griffin from throwing down a ferocious one-handed slam vs the Utah Jazz during their preseason match-up.  Sadly for Jazz rookie center Rudy Gobert, this is the NBA, where monstrous posterizations are a regular occurrence. ...The post Video: Blake Griffin MONSTER Preseason...

Video: Blake Griffin dunks on Jazz rookie Rudy Gobert

Tweet Know what the NBA returning means? It means that we get to see Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin dunk on unsuspecting opponents with reckless abandon, like he did Wednesday night to Utah Jazz rookie center Rudy Gobert: Welcome to the NBA, Rudy. You have been baptized. -ALR

Lakers improve to 3-4 with 108-94 preseason win over Jazz

The Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 108-94 on Tuesday night at Staples Center in their seventh game of the preseason. Jordan Farmar scored 20 points off the bench on 5 of 7 shooting and had leaping block of Utah's 7-foot-1 Rudy Gobert. The 6-foot-2 Farmar played 24 minutes off the bench behind Steve Nash who was given an easy night (15 minutes) by Coach Mike D'Antoni. Lakers...

Lakers end preseason with 111-106 win over Jazz

Steve Blake scored 13 of his 19 points in the third quarter, Pau Gasol and Nick Young each had 16, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 111-106 Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams. Gordon Hayward led Utah with 18 points and seven rebounds, and Alec Burks had 18 off the bench. Rudy Gobert got 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter to help the Jazz keep...

Video: Blake Griffin dunks all over the Utah Jazz

Los Angeles Clippers' forward Blake Griffin takes a Chris Paul pass and skies up for the monster dunk against the Utah Jazz in front of the home crowd.

Blake Griffin throws down monster dunk against Utah Jazz

It wouldn’t be a week here at That NBA Lottery Pick without a monster dunk from Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin and he had once against the Utah Jazz. Check out Blake soaring to the rack in the third quarter of play: *** Griffin image courtesy of Getty Images

With unclear future, Jazz must still open checkbook

The Jazz wrapped up their exhibition season on Friday at the Honda Center with a 111-106 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, which qualified as the non-story of the week. The real scoop was the same as it has been for the Jazz since lilacs bloomed last summer: Building the future, one unlined young face at a time. Although the Jazz were reportedly considering adding hoary Jamaal Tinsley...
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