Derrick Favors Derrick Favors en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:17:36 MDT Newspapers Jazz poised for a turnaround, but it may not come immediately With a high draft pick and money to spend on a free agent, the Utah Jazz should be improved next year, but it may not be a... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:55:00 MDT Alec Burks, one of Jazz bright spots, looks to the future Third-year pro Alec Burks was one of the bright spots for the Utah Jazz this year and feels he can take his game to the next... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:10:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Utah Jazz have come full circle — in a very bad way The Jazz have thrown their hopes for the future on a core of young players who haven't shown yet that they can pull it off Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:40:00 MDT Utah Sports Ruckus: Grading the Jazz's rebuild so far Now that we know the Jazz are moving on without Tyrone Corbin as head coach, it’s time to look back and see where the... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:21:44 MDT Mike Sorensen: To keep or not to keep Utah Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin, that is the question The Utah Jazz are likely to make a decision on the future of head coach Tyrone Corbin the week, and there are arguments on... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:05:00 MDT Damian Lillard looks to first postseason with Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts expects guard Damian Lillard to make a quick adjustment to playoff basketball. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Plan's playing out, but plenty of questions heading into offseason General manager Dennis Lindsey willingly admits the Utah Jazz, days removed from the conclusion of a 25-57 season, have taken... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:20:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Reflecting back on a rough rebuilding season The day after finishing a funky 25-57 season with a double-overtime win in Minnesota — consider the extra time their... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:30:00 MDT The ups and downs: Highlights, lowlights of the 2013-14 Utah Jazz season What are some of the high and low moments from a season that Jazz fans and team management are surely anxious to see in the... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:44:47 MDT Brad Rock: Jazz: Sign Gordon Hayward to avoid L.A.-envy Gordon Hayward and the Utah Jazz got down to the business of business Thursday, despite having few specific answers. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:45:00 MDT Utah Jazz Instant Analysis: Young core shows improvement in season finale In a season full of struggles and growth, the Utah Jazz finished up the season in dramatic fashion. After holding the lead... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:01:37 MDT Utah Jazz: Trey Burke scores career high in Jazz's season-ending victory Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points and Gordon Hayward added 23 as Utah (25-57) ended a five-game losing streak with... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:45:00 MDT Ranking the best rookie seasons in Utah Jazz history A look at the top rookie campaigns by Jazz players since the organization moved to Utah. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz report card: Lots of C's and D's to go around in final home game of the season In a back-and-forth contest, the Utah Jazz couldn't hold on, falling apart in the end against the Los Angeles Lakers. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz suffer weird loss (win?) in home finale against the Lakers On a night the blood moon was on the world’s mind, maybe Jazz fans consider it one small step back for the 2013-14... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz, Lakers battle for pride, pingpong balls Long eliminated from the playoffs, the Jazz and Lakers both need a loss to improve their NBA draft lottery odds. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 21:05:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Slumping Jazz stumble late in road loss to Denver Nuggets Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:25:00 MDT Utah Jazz instant analysis: Utah's rotation change impresses, but falls short against Portland As the Utah Jazz season wanes, it gives the team a chance to try some new things. Against the Portland Trail Blazers, the... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 01:20:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard tells Jazz, fans to just keep believing in their team Damian Lillard, the former Weber State standout who's now an All-Star point guard for the playoff-bound Portland Trail... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 01:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Foundation Five gives Jazz a fresh start, but Lillard leads Blazers past Jazz While the starting ensemble of Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter added some intrigue to... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz still trying to get better with late-season practice Six days and four meaningless games remain in this 24-54 campaign, which brings up a question: What are the Jazz focusing on... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:04:56 MDT Utah Jazz: Hot-shooting Mavericks make short work of Jazz Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:10:00 MDT Jazz basketball: Utah loses big on the road to Golden State The Warriors pulled away in the third quarter, behind the shooting of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, to beat the Jazz,... Sun, 06 Apr 2014 21:15:00 MDT Jazz determined to finish difficult season strong With their spot in the NBA lottery already assured, many folks figure the Jazz would be wise to just lose as many games as... Sat, 05 Apr 2014 21:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz report card: Guards lead the way as Jazz pick up home win in tight battle Looking to snap a five-game losing streak, the Utah Jazz did just that by relying on strong guard play and a big night from... Sat, 05 Apr 2014 00:41:27 MDT Utah Jazz: Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward lift Jazz to victory over Pelicans The Jazz showed that there's still some fight left in them Friday night, as late free throws from Alec Burks and Gordon... Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:30:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Down the stretch, struggling Jazz trying to make best use of extra practice time For the fourth time this season, the Jazz have a three-day gap between games. Coach Tyrone Corbin is trying to keep his team... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:26:35 MDT Randy Hollis: Jazz season has had some 'Good' moments — but much more 'Bad' and 'Ugly' Not to be confused with that Spaghetti Western from the late-1960s starring Clint Eastwood, this year's Utah Jazz campaign... Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Third-quarter meltdown leads to a familiar-looking loss to Knicks In an all-too-familiar scenario, the Utah Jazz’s offense floundered through long stretches of scoring and executing... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:50:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Scary stuff at the team hotel in Oklahoma City Utah Jazz players have heard ghost stories about the regal but kinda creepy Skirvin Hotel, where the team stays when visiting... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:20:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz get Thunder-clapped in OKC after miserable first quarter Thunder fans had plenty of reasons to smack their hands together in happiness in a pivotal first quarter when OKC took... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 15:40:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Out of gas? Jazz getting mixed results with tightened lineup Since the Jazz’s sixth man, Alec Burks, injured his ankle last week, the rotation has been tightened up. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:27:39 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazzman Brandon Rush admits season's been 'a little frustrating' Brandon Rush, known for his 3-point shooting and perimeter defense, hasn’t played much this year, only getting 11.1... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 00:00:12 MDT Utah Jazz: Pelicans lose Anthony Davis, but still beat turnover-plagued Jazz Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:30:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Future All-Stars? Derrick Favors, Enes Kanter showing promise, getting praise Moments after their team rallied to beat the Jazz late Wednesday night, Memphis coach Dave Joerger and Zach Randolph spoke... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:45:00 MDT Utah Jazz instant analysis: Memphis vets outlast Utah's youngsters The Utah Jazz once again learned the importance of playing the entire 48 minutes. After controlling the pace and feel of the... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz report card: Centers play well, but Jazz falter late in loss to Memphis Utah's big men played well against the Grizzlies' tough frontcourt, and three players finished with double-doubles for the... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:40:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz play well but ultimately fall to the Memphis Grizzlies Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz rookie Rudy Gobert has big dreams, but not big minutes just yet As Rudy Gobert tweeted following the Jazz's game Monday, the latest in which he only got garbage-time play, waiting for that... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:55:00 MDT Jazz vs. Pistons report card: Big men, bench earn subpar grades The Detroit Pistons outhustled the Utah Jazz for a 114-94 win at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday night. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:45:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Not quite a state disaster, but Jazz struggle vs. Pistons in governor's presence Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:20:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Trey Burke 3-pointer lifts Jazz to win over lottery-bound Magic Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:20:00 MDT Utah Jazz 'glad to be home,' first playoff team to be honored The Jazz are eager to start winning some games, and there’s hope that some success could be coming their way. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:51:07 MDT Utah Jazz: Silver-lining setback as Jazz lose to Grizzlies after comeback attempt Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:40:00 MDT Utah Jazz instant analysis: Loss to Rockets ugly on many levels for the Jazz For the Utah Jazz, Monday’s debacle versus the Houston Rockets was ugly on many levels. First, it was painful due to... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:05:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Dwight Howard out; Marvin Williams back in starting lineup Howard will sit out tonight's game (6 p.m. tipoff) because of a mild left ankle strain. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:23:03 MDT Utah Jazz instant analysis: San Antonio soundly defeats Utah to continue its winning ways It can safely be said that any reports of the San Antonio Spurs’ demise have been greatly exaggerated. The Utah Jazz... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors goes off, but Spurs shoot lights out in 122-104 win Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Marvin Williams returns from injury, replaced as starter Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin decided to keep 6-11 Enes Kanter in the starting role he had Friday alongside 6-10 Derrick Favors to... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 18:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors, Enes Kanter look to increase effectiveness together The two helped the Jazz get off to a quick start against the red-hot Clippers as Utah went up by eight before Favors left... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 23:57:14 MDT