Derrick Favors http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Derrick Favors en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:31:41 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Utah Jazz notes: Trey Burke invited to USA Select team; Junior Jazz Tour set http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607328/Utah-Jazz-notes-Trey-Burke-invited-to-USA-Select-team-Junior-Jazz-Tour-set.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607328/Utah-Jazz-notes-Trey-Burke-invited-to-USA-Select-team-Junior-Jazz-Tour-set.html Jazz announced dates and locations of their annual youth clinics barnstorming tour, which will span three weeks, four states,... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:45:00 MDT Utah Jazz officially sign power forward Trevor Booker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607297/Utah-Jazz-officially-sign-power-forward-Trevor-Booker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607297/Utah-Jazz-officially-sign-power-forward-Trevor-Booker.html Jazz management believes Booker will give the team some needed interior toughness and will work well within new coach Quin... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:35:00 MDT 'Play with a pass' is an emerging theme for the Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607241/Play-with-a-pass-is-an-emerging-theme-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607241/Play-with-a-pass-is-an-emerging-theme-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html The pass-heavy system was introduced in recent weeks for the summer squad and will be fully incorporated when the crew... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:35:00 MDT Utah Jazz to sign power forward Trevor Booker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656749/Utah-Jazz-to-sign-power-forward-Trevor-Booker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656749/Utah-Jazz-to-sign-power-forward-Trevor-Booker.html The 26-year-old's contract will be worth $10 million over two years, according to Yahoo Sports. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:55:00 MDT Gordon Hayward invited to Team USA training camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606912/Gordon-Hayward-invited-to-Team-USA-training-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606912/Gordon-Hayward-invited-to-Team-USA-training-camp.html The Jazz swingman is officially included in the elite group of 19 American players who will be trying out for 12 spots on the... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:38:52 MDT Utah Jazz 'ecstatic' for Charlotte-bound Marvin Williams http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606829/Utah-Jazz-ecstatic-for-Charlotte-bound-Marvin-Williams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606829/Utah-Jazz-ecstatic-for-Charlotte-bound-Marvin-Williams.html The former Jazz forward agreed to terms with Charlotte — two years for $14 million, per Yahoo Sports. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:35:00 MDT Jazz match, Gordon Hayward to sign four-year, $63 million deal to stay in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606802/Jazz-match-Gordon-Hayward-to-sign-four-year-63-million-deal-to-stay-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606802/Jazz-match-Gordon-Hayward-to-sign-four-year-63-million-deal-to-stay-in-Utah.html The Jazz informed the Charlotte Hornets via email Saturday morning that they will match the four-year, $63 million offer sheet. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:55:00 MDT Better fit for Hayward: Hornets or Jazz? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606599/Better-fit-for-Hayward-Hornets-or-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606599/Better-fit-for-Hayward-Hornets-or-Jazz.html Would it be better for Gordon Hayward to play more of a supporting role in Charlotte or lead a nucleus of young talent in Utah? Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:40:00 MDT Gordon Hayward agrees to terms with Charlotte, but Jazz set to match http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606572/Gordon-Hayward-agrees-to-terms-with-Charlotte-but-Jazz-set-to-match.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606572/Gordon-Hayward-agrees-to-terms-with-Charlotte-but-Jazz-set-to-match.html The max deal is expected to be worth about $63 million over four seasons Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:10:00 MDT Good first impression for Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606571/Good-first-impression-for-Utah-Jazz-rookie-Dante-Exum.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606571/Good-first-impression-for-Utah-Jazz-rookie-Dante-Exum.html The Jazz's fifth pick loses his breath because of high altitude, but shows off his quickness and good attitude on the first... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:00:00 MDT Jazz summer league camp roster has a local feel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606495/Jazz-summer-league-camp-roster-has-a-local-feel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606495/Jazz-summer-league-camp-roster-has-a-local-feel.html The team currently has 16 players, including both recently drafted rookies, five returners from last year's squad and two... Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:30:00 MDT Why the Steve Novak trade makes sense for the Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606368/Why-the-Steve-Novak-trade-makes-sense-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606368/Why-the-Steve-Novak-trade-makes-sense-for-the-Utah-Jazz.html A look at why aquiring little-used shooter Steve Novak from the Raptors is a good move for the Jazz in the rebuilding process. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:55:00 MDT Fourth of July surprise! Steve Novak stunned but excited to play for Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606405/Fourth-of-July-surprise-Steve-Novak-stunned-but-excited-to-play-for-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606405/Fourth-of-July-surprise-Steve-Novak-stunned-but-excited-to-play-for-Utah-Jazz.html Sharpshooter looks forward to playing in Jazz's up-tempo system and provide an outside spark with his seventh NBA team. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 23:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz set to match significant offers for Gordon Hayward, per sources http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606030/Utah-Jazz-set-to-match-significant-offers-for-Gordon-Hayward-per-sources.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606030/Utah-Jazz-set-to-match-significant-offers-for-Gordon-Hayward-per-sources.html Utah isn't expected to be very active in free agency, but the Jazz hope to bring back restricted free agent Gordon Hayward... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 15:35:00 MDT Jazz get their 6-8 forward from Duke with 2nd first-round pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605903/Jazz-get-their-6-8-forward-from-Duke-with-2nd-first-round-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605903/Jazz-get-their-6-8-forward-from-Duke-with-2nd-first-round-pick.html Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:00:00 MDT 2014 NBA Draft Central: Up-to-the-minute coverage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655788/2014-NBA-Draft-Central-Up-to-the-minute-coverage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655788/2014-NBA-Draft-Central-Up-to-the-minute-coverage.html Everything you need to follow the draft: Live analysis from Deseret News writers, contributors and editors along with mock... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:45:00 MDT What will Utah Jazz do on NBA draft night? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605822/What-will-Utah-Jazz-do-on-NBA-draft-night.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605822/What-will-Utah-Jazz-do-on-NBA-draft-night.html Heading down the stretch, Utah’s front office continues to be without a firm grasp on exactly what it should do and,... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:00:00 MDT Brad Rock: Don't touch that dial! Jazz still in deal mode http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605782/Dont-touch-that-dial-Jazz-still-in-deal-mode.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605782/Dont-touch-that-dial-Jazz-still-in-deal-mode.html General manager Dennis Lindsey has shown he's willing to entertain big offers for big rewards, in hopes of landing the No. 1... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz believe 23rd and 35th picks could yield solid players in deep NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605751/Utah-Jazz-believe-23rd-and-35th-picks-could-yield-solid-players-in-deep-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605751/Utah-Jazz-believe-23rd-and-35th-picks-could-yield-solid-players-in-deep-NBA-draft.html The Utah Jazz believe they can use the 23rd and 35th picks in this week's NBA draft to improve their roster. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:47:18 MDT Utah Sports Ruckus: Go ahead Jazz, go get your palace http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605699/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Go-ahead-Jazz-go-get-your-palace.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605699/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Go-ahead-Jazz-go-get-your-palace.html If any current market would appear unlikely to yield a powerhouse title-contending NBA franchise, it’s probably Utah.... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:50:00 MDT Utah Jazz include Derrick Favors in offer to Cleveland for No. 1 pick, report says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605682/Utah-Jazz-include-Derrick-Favors-in-offer-to-Cleveland-for-No-1-pick-report-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605682/Utah-Jazz-include-Derrick-Favors-in-offer-to-Cleveland-for-No-1-pick-report-says.html If a report turns out to be true, the Utah Jazz appear to be willing to pay a mighty high price to snag the No. 1 pick in... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:58:02 MDT Utah Sports Ruckus: Dear King James, this is the place http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605435/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Dear-King-James-this-is-the-place.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605435/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Dear-King-James-this-is-the-place.html The purpose of this column is to provide text that Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey can copy and paste into an email to potential free... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:00:00 MDT Joel Embiid's broken foot may open the door for Jabari Parker as the No. 1 pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655430/Joel-Embiids-broken-foot-may-open-the-door-for-Jabari-Parker-as-the-No-1-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655430/Joel-Embiids-broken-foot-may-open-the-door-for-Jabari-Parker-as-the-No-1-pick.html Embiid was widely considered to be the favorite for the No. 1 overall draft pick held by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:30:00 MDT Utah Jazz summer-league schedule released http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605102/Utah-Jazz-summer-league-schedule-released.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605102/Utah-Jazz-summer-league-schedule-released.html Jazz will play three games before tournament action begins in Las Vegas during the July 11-21 event. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:50:17 MDT NBA hopeful Jordan Adams reveals secret about friend Derrick Favors at Utah Jazz workout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605101/NBA-hopeful-Jordan-Adams-reveals-secret-about-friend-Derrick-Favors-at-Utah-Jazz-workout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605101/NBA-hopeful-Jordan-Adams-reveals-secret-about-friend-Derrick-Favors-at-Utah-Jazz-workout.html The Jazz wrap up free agent minicamp, host six players Thursday and have another batch of six coming in for a tryout session... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:40:27 MDT Brad Rock: New Jazz coach Quin Snyder will need All-Stars to avoid Tyrone Corbin's fate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605082/Brad-Rock-New-Jazz-coach-Quin-Snyder-will-need-All-Stars-to-avoid-Tyrone-Corbins-fate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605082/Brad-Rock-New-Jazz-coach-Quin-Snyder-will-need-All-Stars-to-avoid-Tyrone-Corbins-fate.html A drastic infusion of talent is needed for the Utah Jazz and their brand-new coach to avoid a repeat of last year. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:14:23 MDT Mike Sorensen: Utah Jazz need to find a top shooter in upcoming NBA draft http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604766/Utah-Jazz-need-to-find-a-top-shooter-in-upcoming-NBA-draft.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604766/Utah-Jazz-need-to-find-a-top-shooter-in-upcoming-NBA-draft.html After ranking just 24th in the NBA in field goal shooting this year and 25th in 3-point shooting, the Utah Jazz need to find... Sun, 08 Jun 2014 15:55:00 MDT Jazz poised for a turnaround, but it may not come immediately http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601739/Jazz-poised-for-a-turnaround-but-it-may-not-come-immediately.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601739/Jazz-poised-for-a-turnaround-but-it-may-not-come-immediately.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601624/Alec-Burks-one-of-Jazz-bright-spots-looks-to-the-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601624/Alec-Burks-one-of-Jazz-bright-spots-looks-to-the-future.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601590/Utah-Jazz-have-come-full-circle-2-in-a-very-bad-way.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601590/Utah-Jazz-have-come-full-circle-2-in-a-very-bad-way.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601555/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Grading-the-Jazzs-rebuild-so-far.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601555/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Grading-the-Jazzs-rebuild-so-far.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601450/Mike-Sorensen-To-keep-or-not-to-keep-Utah-Jazz-coach-Tyrone-Corbin-that-is-the-question.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601450/Mike-Sorensen-To-keep-or-not-to-keep-Utah-Jazz-coach-Tyrone-Corbin-that-is-the-question.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652278/Damian-Lillard-looks-to-first-postseason-with-Portland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652278/Damian-Lillard-looks-to-first-postseason-with-Portland.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601432/Utah-Jazz-Plans-playing-out-but-plenty-of-questions-heading-into-offseason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601432/Utah-Jazz-Plans-playing-out-but-plenty-of-questions-heading-into-offseason.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601210/Utah-Jazz-Reflecting-back-on-a-rough-rebuilding-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601210/Utah-Jazz-Reflecting-back-on-a-rough-rebuilding-season.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601227/The-ups-and-downs-Highlights-lowlights-of-the-2013-14-Utah-Jazz-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601227/The-ups-and-downs-Highlights-lowlights-of-the-2013-14-Utah-Jazz-season.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601271/Jazz-Sign-Gordon-Hayward-to-avoid-LA-envy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601271/Jazz-Sign-Gordon-Hayward-to-avoid-LA-envy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601207/Utah-Jazz-Instant-Analysis-Young-core-shows-improvement-in-season-finale.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601207/Utah-Jazz-Instant-Analysis-Young-core-shows-improvement-in-season-finale.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601187/Utah-Jazz-Trey-Burke-scores-career-high-in-Jazzs-season-ending-victory.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601187/Utah-Jazz-Trey-Burke-scores-career-high-in-Jazzs-season-ending-victory.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601130/Ranking-the-best-rookie-seasons-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601130/Ranking-the-best-rookie-seasons-in-Utah-Jazz-history.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601034/Utah-Jazz-report-card-Lots-of-Cs-and-Ds-to-go-around-in-final-home-game-of-the-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601034/Utah-Jazz-report-card-Lots-of-Cs-and-Ds-to-go-around-in-final-home-game-of-the-season.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601023/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-suffer-weird-loss-win-in-home-finale-against-the-Lakers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601023/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-suffer-weird-loss-win-in-home-finale-against-the-Lakers.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600944/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-Lakers-battle-for-pride-pingpong-balls.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600944/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-Lakers-battle-for-pride-pingpong-balls.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600910/Utah-Jazz-Slumping-Jazz-stumble-late-in-road-loss-to-Denver-Nuggets.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600910/Utah-Jazz-Slumping-Jazz-stumble-late-in-road-loss-to-Denver-Nuggets.html Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:25:00 MDT Utah Jazz instant analysis: Utah's rotation change impresses, but falls short against Portland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600855/Utah-Jazz-instant-analysis-Utahs-rotation-change-impresses-but-falls-short-against-Portland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600855/Utah-Jazz-instant-analysis-Utahs-rotation-change-impresses-but-falls-short-against-Portland.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600837/Utah-Jazz-Trail-Blazers-Damian-Lillard-tells-Jazz-fans-to-just-keep-believing-in-their-team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600837/Utah-Jazz-Trail-Blazers-Damian-Lillard-tells-Jazz-fans-to-just-keep-believing-in-their-team.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600838/Utah-Jazz-Foundation-Five-gives-Jazz-a-fresh-start-but-Lillard-leads-Blazers-past-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600838/Utah-Jazz-Foundation-Five-gives-Jazz-a-fresh-start-but-Lillard-leads-Blazers-past-Jazz.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600741/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-still-trying-to-get-better-with-late-season-practice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600741/Utah-Jazz-Jazz-still-trying-to-get-better-with-late-season-practice.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600541/Utah-Jazz-Hot-shooting-Mavericks-make-short-work-of-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600541/Utah-Jazz-Hot-shooting-Mavericks-make-short-work-of-Jazz.html Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:10:00 MDT Jazz basketball: Utah loses big on the road to Golden State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651360/Jazz-basketball-Utah-loses-big-on-the-road-to-Golden-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651360/Jazz-basketball-Utah-loses-big-on-the-road-to-Golden-State.html 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