"I feel like if I get my legs under me, strengthen my legs up a lot more ... I'll be able to get out there and face the challenges of a 3," he said. "But mainly I'm not going to focus on that. I'm just going to focus on everything."
Whatever happens, the guy who received league-wide support after being left off the All-Star ballot last fall because of his power forward prowess will continue to be a consummate team player.
Small forward or power forward?
"That's not my decision," he said. "My job is to get out there and try to become the best basketball player I can be. I will be ready for whatever they want me to be."
And depending on Favors' progression, there could be another question looming in the future for Millsap, Jefferson and/or the talented 19-year-old: Starter or sixth man?
Paul Millsap's career statistics
Season . . . Pts . . . Reb . . . FG% . . . Min
2006-07 . . . 6.8 . . . 5.2 . . . 52.5 . . . 18.0
2007-08 . . . 8.1 . . . 5.6 . . . 50.4 . . . 20.8
2008-09 . . . 13.5 . . . 8.6 . . . 53.4 . . . 30.1
2009-10 . . . 11.6 . . . 6.8 . . . 53.8 . . . 27.8
2010-11 . . . 17.3 . . . 7.6 . . . 53.1 . . . 34.3
Career . . . 11.3 . . . 6.7 . . . 52.8 . . . 26.0
NOTE: Points, rebounds and minutes played are per-game averages
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