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Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors Contract Grade
By Josh Morgan: Hoopstuff Senior Writer
Contract: 4 years, 49 million
This extension is looking towards the future. Once the third overall pick in the draft, Favors has been mostly playing behind Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson since he came to Utah in the trade that sent Deron Williams to the Nets, but now with Millsap and Jefferson both moving on, Favors will be counted on to step up his game and be part of the new post combination for the Jazz with Enes Kanter. He has obvious talent; his per 36 minutes projections from last season were 14.6 points, 11 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game. However only playing 23 minutes per game held him back to 9 points, 7 rebounds and 1.7 blocks. These might seem like a lot of numbers thrown out at once, but those projected numbers are very good from a starting power forward and prove that given the time on the floor that Favors will live up to this extension. The biggest deficiency in his game is his efficien...
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The Utah Jazz have signed Derrick Favors to a four-year contract extension.
Terms of the deal with the three-year veteran were not announced on Saturday, and a phone call seeking comment from Favors' agent, Wallace Prather, was not immediately returned.
The 6-foot-10 forward-center averaged career highs with 9.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.69 blocks in 77 games and eight starts...
The Utah Jazz have signed Derrick Favors to a multi-year contract extension.
The 6-foot-10 forward-center averaged career highs with 9.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.69 blocks in 77 games and eight starts last season. He had nine double-doubles.
Terms of the deal with the three-year veteran were not announced on Saturday.
Favors was the third overall pick in the 2010 draft out of...
The Utah Jazz decided to lock up power forward Derrick Favors to a reported 4 year, $49 million contract extension this week. Favors, 22, was part of a productive duo of young big men that were lodged behind veterans Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap the past two seasons. With both players signing elsewhere this offseason, Favors will see a significant uptick in both minutes and responsibility...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, 22-year-old forward, Derrick Favors, has agreed to a 4-year, $49 million-plus contract extension with the Utah Jazz. Favors averaged 9.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 23 minutes per game with the Jazz last season.
Derrick Favors has reached agreement on a four-year, $49 million-plus contract extension with theUtah Jazz,...
Derrick Favors has agreed to a four-year, $49 million contract extension with the Utah Jazz. The deal includes bonus incentives that could push the value for Favors well over $50 million. Favors was acquired by the Jazz in 2011 in a trade involving Deron Williams. In 23.2 minutes per game a season ago, Favors averaged 9.4 points and 7.1 rebounds.
Derrick Favors has committed his future to Utah, after signing a four-year contract extension this week.
Favors is one of Utah’s prize assets and is an exciting young player (Courtesy sportspic.biz)
Favors can expect to see plenty of minutes this year after the off-season shake around in Utah, which has seen Paul Millsap head to Atlanta.
This deal seems to solidify the Jazz’s...
Derrick Favors has reached agreement on a four-year $49 million-plus contract extension with the Utah Jazz league sources told Yahoo Sports.
The deal includes bonus incentives that could push the package well over $50 million sources said.
Favors 22 is a centerpiece of the Jazz's future and will take over a starting frontcourt position because of the off-season departures...
Utah Jazz’ power forward Derrick Favors, who figures to start this season with the departure of Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap, reached an agreement to a four-year contract extension worth $49 million dollars.
As reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Favors will sign a contract in the near future, according to league sources. Favors is part of a 2010 draft class eligible...
Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap out, Derrick Favors in for the long haul.
Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Utah Jazz and forward Derrick Favors have agreed to terms on a four year, $49 million extension.
Y! Sources: Derrick Favors has reached agreement with the Utah Jazz on a lucrative, four-year contract extension. http://t.co/88tmDFKFGV
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Move over, Greg Stiemsma.
Last week, it was reported that the Utah Jazz had had signed 22-year-old power forward Derrick Favors to a four-year, $49 million contract extension. The defensive-minded Favors has quietly been one of the NBA’s best defensive big men when he has gotten onto the court, and the Jazz seem to believe he can be even better.
“Very rarely will you get a 6...
After letting both Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap leave in free agency, it was clear that the Utah Jazz were putting the weight of the franchise on the backs of their young big men Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter. It became even more clear on Friday when the Jazz and Derrick Favors agreed on a 4 year, $49M contract extension.
This ultimately is a move that the Jazz...
Entering his 4th year in the league, Jazz big man Derrick Favors says he studies the play of Dwight Howard when he played for Orlando, not L.A. and tries to take pieces of his game and incorporate it into his own.
According to Aaron Falk of the Salt Lake Tribune:
“How Dwight was in Orlando. … They come in, contest the shot, block the shot, get a rebound, start a fast break and...
(Matt Gade, Deseret News)
We are just over ten days from the start of the 2013-2014 Utah Jazz season. Opening night is October 30th, as the Jazz will play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Fans and media have had their first looks at the new revamped Jazz and Salt Lake City is buzzing with excitement.
The off-season has seen a plethora of moves that have folks ready for the season...
The Utah Jazz have signed forward Derrick Favors to a four-year contract extension worth at least $49 million. “We have tremendous respect for and confidence in Derrick and see him as an important part of our future. He brings a toughness and defensive mindset that make him a key piece to what we are trying to build here,” Utah general manager Dennis