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Deseret Morning News Oct 18, 2014
Utah Jazz center Derrick Favors ranks himself 89 spots higher than ESPN

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.

Kobe scores 27, but Jazz like Hayward's defense

Anaheim, Calif. • Kobe Bryant dropped 27 points on the Utah Jazz tonight. A game high. Ten more than anyone else on the court, for either team.But the Jazz left the Honda Center happy with what the team, and especially Gordon Hayward, did defensively on Bryant.“I think that’s as good as you can do on Kobe,” forward Derrick Favors said of his teammate’s efforts. “Kobe’s one of those great players. He’s not going to miss too many shots. The only thing you can do on him is make him make tough shots...

Jazz practice notes: Burke making an impression defensively

Trey Burke fought over the screen from Derrick Favors, sat on Dante Exum’s left hand and cleanly stripped the rookie, taking the ball the other way for a lay-in.   On another play, Burke pushed the ball into the lane on a delayed fastbreak, found Dahntay Jones in the corner for a 3-point look, and watched as the veteran wing drained the jumper.   Sunday was the first time media was allowed to watch any scrimmage action, and Burke stood out for his defense. As Jazz fans may know, that wasn’t a st...
Deseret Morning News Oct 13, 2014
Derrick Favors is extending his shooting range for Jazz

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...

Derrick Favors looking to extend his jump-shot range

Everybody knows what Blake Griffin can do in the air.But over the last few years, the former Slam Dunk champion has worked to add a respectable mid-range game. This season, Griffin has piqued interest (and maybe some fear) around by saying he’s working on his 3-point shot.Jazz forward Derrick Favors, who will have to try to defend Griffin at times tonight when Utah hosts the Clippers in preseason action, isn’t stepping behind the arc just yet.But Favors has also tried to extend his shooting rang...

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