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3-pointers for Derrick Favors? Jazz big man wants to stretch the floor

It'd be an awfully big step forward if Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors suddenly started knocking down 3-pointers. The big man is 1-for-12 from deep on his career, and he's been in the league for five years already. Adding such range isn't impossible, but it will require a ton of work.But it's work Favors is willing to put in, as he told reporters at Utah's media day on Monday that...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz's Favors: Becoming an All-Star is 'personal goal'

For the Utah Jazz, the legend of Derrick Favors will always be linked to point guard Deron Williams. The trade that sent the former Jazz-man to the Brooklyn Nets and netted Favors in return was a huge success for Utah. But it also sent away the last player to make an All-Star appearance in a Jazz uniform.But Favors is ready to break that drought and fill that specific void. The big...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Favors is trading autographs for good deeds with #FridayFavors

One of the best parts of the NBA has nothing to do with the on-court product. The players, teams and members of the NBA family care about their communities, and they show it on a regular basis. Now, Utah Jazz big man Derrick Favors is encouraging you -- yes, you -- to get out in your community and lend a helping hand. And if you do, you'll have a shot at winning some signed gear...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Favors has welcomed his twin infants into the world

It went by without much fanfare, and that's perfectly okay. Privacy is a valuable thing, especially when you're an NBA player. But from all appearances, Utah Jazz big man Derrick Favors and his significant other have welcomed their newborn twin baby girls into the world. Pictures of the infants have been impossible to track down, but their mother, Shivolli DaSilva, posted a post...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Gobert jabs Team USA over minicamp roster

    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 their 34...
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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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