Derrick Favors Derrick Favors en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:07:35 MST Newspapers Utah Jazz give key starters a break in 98-91 loss to Los Angeles Lakers Utah struggled mightily after halftime when starters Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors joined Trey Burke on the sideline for... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:40:00 MDT Friday fracas: Trevor Booker nearly hit, gets injured in quarrel with Blake Griffin during Jazz loss It’s still only preseason, but the scrappy, feisty, lunch-pail/cereal-bowl-toting Trevor Booker did another thing... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:58:06 MDT Gordon Hayward, Rodney Hood enjoy matchup with Kobe The two Jazz players had completely different experiences while going against Kobe Bryant in Anaheim on Thursday night.... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:57:38 MDT Utah Jazz center Derrick Favors ranks himself 89 spots higher than ESPN Derrick Favors wasn’t nearly as concerned about his ESPN player ranking as Kobe Bryant was. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:48:57 MDT Utah Jazz suffer 1st loss of preseason in 101-97 defeat to Clippers Clippers coach Doc Rivers admitted he’s “very impressed” with what he sees from Utah. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:35:00 MDT Utah Jazz crush Lakers to improve to 4-0 in preseason play Don’t start planning any parades quite yet, but Utah was impressive in a 119-86 victory over the home-away-from-home... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:10:00 MDT Derrick Favors, Gordon Hayward surprise JP Gibson on the 'Ellen Show' While in Southern California for a preseason road trip, Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward had a chance to reunite with... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:35:00 MDT The Clean Cut: Ellen DeGeneres gives money to Utah family of 5-year-old basketball star Last week, 5-year-old JP Gibson was welcomed as the newest member of the Utah Jazz, and on Thursday, JP and his family made... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:10:00 MDT Jazz coaches and players believe team chemistry has improved this year Utah Jazz coaches and players feel that the team chemistry is strong this year with a young core group under new head coach... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz use the long ball in win over Los Angeles Clippers After shooting just 14 3-pointers in each of their first two preseason games, the Jazz shot 30 Monday night and made 14 in a... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:20:00 MDT Rookie Rodney Hood and Utah Jazz have plenty of reasons to smile in his big debut Playing in his first game, Hood scored 12 points and hit two 3-pointers in a blowout win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:15:00 MDT Alec Burks to sit, Rodney Hood to make debut in tonight's Jazz-Clippers game It’s uncertain how long Burks, the Jazz's starting shooting guard, will be out with a shoulder injury. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:30:00 MDT Derrick Favors is extending his shooting range for Jazz Utah center Derrick Favors has worked on extending his shooting range during the offseason, but 3-pointers may be a couple of... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:55:00 MDT Jerry Sloan would not approve of this D from former Utah Jazz player Ronnie Price Former Jazz guard Ronnie Price resorted to throwing shoes Sunday night to slow down Andre Igoudala and the Golden State... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:25:00 MDT Big minutes, comeback win give Jazz starters great experience Utah used late-game situation as a teaching moment while Portland went to its bench. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz win preseason thriller over Portland Trail Blazers, 109-105 Jazz point guard Trey Burke led Utah to its second straight win over Portland this preseason with a late, clutch 3-pointer... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:55:00 MDT Rookie Rodney Hood cleared to play tonight for Utah Jazz Jazz coach Quin Snyder said he'll use the same starting group that helped Utah win in a blowout over Portland on Tuesday night. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:20:38 MDT Utah Jazz begin Snyder Era with blowout win over Portland Offensively, the Jazz used a balanced attack while putting Snyder’s pass-focused system on display against an NBA... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:05:00 MDT Jazz analysis: Snyder era tips off with convincing preseason victory over Portland The Utah Jazz started off the Quin Snyder coaching era with a strong 92-73 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:00:00 MDT Trevor Booker adds a Paul Millsap-like toughness to Utah Jazz Trevor Booker might go on to accomplish terrific things for the Utah Jazz yet it’s possible the thing that will stick... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 23:22:45 MDT Some surprises, lots of defense, on first day of Utah Jazz practice Jazz set sights early on improving their transition defense, which was a glaring weakness in 2013-14. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:10:00 MDT Questions aplenty as Utah Jazz begin training camp Some verbal answers came Monday when the team participated in its annual media day circus to kick off training camp. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:00:00 MDT Mike Sorensen: 5 reasons to be excited (or not) about the Jazz this year The Utah Jazz open training camp this week as they prepare for the upcoming NBA season, which officially begins Oct. 29 at... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:35:00 MDT Photos: Jazz Bear and Bees' Bumble welcome kids back to school The Utah Jazz Bear and Salt Lake Bees' Bumble welcomed students back to school Monday. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:35:00 MDT Utah Jazz notes: Trey Burke invited to USA Select team; Junior Jazz Tour set 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:00:00 MDT 2014 NBA Draft Central: Up-to-the-minute coverage 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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