DERRICK FAVORS RUMORS

Derrick Favors thinks mattress contributed to back problems

Jazz big man Derrick Favors was recently sidelined for 16 consecutive games due to back spasms. Turns out the whole thing may have been avoided altogether if he had just made a trip to Mattress King. In an interview ahead of Monday night’s game against the Chicago Bulls, Favors was asked what he could do to prevent the back from flaring up again and responded by singling out some...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Favors turns to comic books as an escape from basketball

Derrick Favors hasn't needed much escape this season, considering his stellar play. When he does need an escape, however, he's found a unique way to calm himself down.According to Yahoo! Sports, Favors began his collection because of his uncle -- a longtime graphic novel collector. Favors says he was immediately hooked after his uncle gave him comic books as an incentive to read...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Comfortable Favors having career year: 'I feel better in my role'

When it comes to Utah Jazz big men, Rudy Gobert gets most of the accolades. And maybe that's the way Derrick Favors likes it. He's never been one to want the spotlight. But if he keeps playing like this, Favors is going to wind up on the NBA's biggest individual stage.Through the first sixth or so of the Jazz's 2015-16 campaign, Favors is having a career year. He's posting career...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Gobert jabs Team USA over minicamp roster

By Darryn Albert It’s hard to maintain a sense of humor on the Utah Jazz these days, especially after this week’s news of Dante Exum’s torn ACL. But it’s great to see that center Rudy Gobert is at least making an attempt to do so. The best young rim protector in the league called out Team USA Basketball on Twitter Thursday for leaving frontcourt mate Derrick Favors off...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jazz News: Derrick Favors primed for a breakout season

Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is expected to run an up-tempo offense, and forward Derrick Favors will be a key part of it. Favors will play center in the revamped, Jazz offense, and looks ready to take that next step.Image by Anandgopal13, via Wikimedia CommonsIn a recent interview, coach Snyder commented on his starting center:"Derrick will be best when he is a part of something...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz offer Favors, Burke, No. 5 pick to Cavs for No. 1 pick

The Utah Jazz and Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a trade involving the first overall pick. The Jazz are offering Derrick Favors, Alec Burks and the No. 5 pick to the Cavaliers for the No. 1 selection and Jarrett Jack. The Cavaliers wanted a future unprotected pick, but the Jazz countered with the No. 23 pick. The Jazz are split on whether or not to include Burks. The Jazz presumably...
Via RealGM
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors proving his worth

Back in October, the Utah Jazz and fourth year power forward Derrick Favors agreed to a four-year contract extension that could pay the young big man upwards of 50 million dollars. Some Jazz fans were hoping to sign swingman Gordon Hayward to an extension before Favors, or at least see some more production from Favors before signing a big deal. Late into this sorrowful 2014 Jazz...
Via isportsweb.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz lose third straight without Derrick Favors

The Utah Jazz miss Derrick Favors. He played in the last game they won, a 106-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings, a game that saw Favors contribute 17 points, 12 rebounds, and a block. Since he went out, the Jazz have missed him on both ends of the floor. Their defense is back to 30th in the NBA, and they’ve lost by an average of 12 points. They also have the daunting task of...
Via TornBySports
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah's Favors out again against Toronto

Starting center Derrick Favors and reserve forward Jeremy Evans missed Utah's matchup against Toronto on Monday night. Favors' injured hip kept him out for the fourth time in five games. Without Favors in the lineup, the Jazz have lost all five games this season, including two earlier because of a sore back. Favors averages 13.5 points and 9.3 rebounds and anchors Utah's defensive...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Favors' dunk lifts Jazz to win over Lakers

Derrick Favors had 18 points and 14 rebounds and made a putback dunk with 2.1 seconds remaining to lift the Utah Jazz to a 105-103 victory over the depleted Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. With the game tied at 103, Gordon Hayward drove to the basket on Utah's final possession but missed his off-balance attempt as the Lakers converged. Favors grabbed the rebound and slammed the...
Via Fox Sports West
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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