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...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Favors and the Utah Jazz

Chris Nicoll/USA TODAY Sports Dwaine Davis Utah Jazz Writer Last article we covered Trey Burke one of the young pieces of the Utah Jazz. This time we cover another young piece. Derrick Favors known at this point of his career as a defensive guy but not much of an offensive threat. Derrick came to the Jazz as the major piece in the Deron Williams trade. It was quite obvious then that...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz' Derrick Favors ruled out against Nets with hip injury

Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors has been ruled out of Wednesday night's contest against the Brooklyn Nets. Favors came in as a game-time decision, however after further development he will not suit up due to his ailing hip injury, according to Aaron Falk on Twitter.Streamline1989 via Wikimedia CommonsFavors' strained hip has been bothering him the past few weeks and...
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February 19, 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...
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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...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derrick Favors makes tip-in dunk to win game

Jazz forward Derrick Favors made a game-winning putback dunk with 2.1 seconds remaining to beat the Lakers 105-103. The post Derrick Favors Game-Winning Putback Dunk To Beat Lakers (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Opening night reaction: the Utah Jazz have fight

Hayward scored 12 points with four rebounds and five assists Wednesday, coming just short on the game tying 3 at the buzzer in the 4th quarter. (Photo: Yahoo!) The Jazz were not gifted with a gimme game to ease into the new NBA season. Rather, they were put up against the Oklahoma City Thunder and super star Kevin Durant opening night. The Jazz fell short 101-98 but went back-and...
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz sign Favors to extension

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...
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October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

The Big Situation: Kanter, Favors and the Utah Jazz’s future

Kanter and Favors will begin next season as starters for the first time in their careers  (Photo credit: the 700 level) Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter both were selected in the lottery of their respective drafts, but this year marks the first time both will notch a starting role. Stuck behind Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap for the last two years Jazz Nation will finally be able to...
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz radio announcer freaks out after Derrick Favors missed lay-up (Audio)

If you're looking for the NBA announcer meltdown of the week, it comes to us courtesy of David Locke from the Utah Jazz radio network.Nearing the end of Saturday's Grizzlies/Jazz game, Utah forward Derrick Favors missed an easy lay-up attempt which could have turned into a three-point play.After the ball rimmed out, Locke decided to speak in tongues for a few seconds:(Courtesy...
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