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Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors Surprise Young Fan on Ellen

Utah Jazz forwards Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors dropped by The Ellen Show to surprise 5-year-old JP Gibson who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. A few weeks ago little JP grabbed headlines everywhere when he signed a contract with the Jazz and played in an open scrimmage at the Delta Center, in front of thousands of fans. As an extra help to his parents Megan...
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4 days ago  |  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

Derrick Favors is a grounded guy — and a Utahn

Derrick Favors stretched out on a bleacher at Zions Bank Basketball Center wearing shorts, flip-flops and a Utah Jazz T-shirt. He looked comfortable, at peace with himself and his surroundings. No doubt, the lazy summer afternoon had something to do with it. The middle of July — two months after the end of the regular season and two months before the start of training camp ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Cleveland rumored to be discussing trade with Jazz for Derrick Favors

(Credit: Huffington Post) The Cavaliers have plenty of possibilities for what they can do with their number one overall pick, and they seem to have explored all of their options.  They have looked closely at Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins and even Dante Exum. Now they are linked to a possible trade with the Utah Jazz. According to Pro Basketball Draft, the Cavaliers...
Via Pass The Pill
June 19, 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

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...
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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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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