Found October 19, 2013 on HoopStuff:
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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