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CBS Sports
Seven third-year NBA players looking to make a big leap in 2016-17Alec Burks dealt with a broken ankle and the Jazz had to piece together some fr
Seven third-year NBA players looking to make a big leap in 2016-17
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
Alec Burks dealt with a broken ankle and the Jazz had to piece together some frontcourt combinations with the injuries to Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert, Hood was becoming a consistent threat throughout different roles in the offense. Quin Snyder... Read more
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ESPN
Summer Forecast: How the West will play out in 2016-1740-42 With veterans George Hill, Joe Johnson and Boris Diaw joining a young an
Summer Forecast: How the West will play out in 2016-17
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
40-42 With veterans George Hill, Joe Johnson and Boris Diaw joining a young and promising nucleus led by Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert, our forecast has Utah leaping from the lottery to the No. 5 seed. In addition to the stable... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Previewing next season's NBA playoff teamstalent to make the playoffs last season, but faltered down the stretch. Utah h
Previewing next season's NBA playoff teams
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
talent to make the playoffs last season, but faltered down the stretch. Utah has a talented young crew in Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert and Rodney Hood. Now with veterans Hill, Diaw and Johnson, there’s no reason for the Jazz to miss... Read more
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CBS Sports
Jazz, Wolves, Lakers among six NBA teams on the rise in 2016-17the playoffs, if fortune breaks their way. 1. Utah Jazz Utah should have made
Jazz, Wolves, Lakers among six NBA teams on the rise in 2016-17
CBS Sports / Posted 7 days ago
the playoffs, if fortune breaks their way. 1. Utah Jazz Utah should have made the playoffs last year. If Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors don't go down at the same time for over a month mid-season, they likely make it in. But injuries happen, and... Read more
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Bleacher Report
10 Things We Learned from NBA Summer League in Las Vegaswill scale back Lyles' role during the regular season, as he'll compete for min
10 Things We Learned from NBA Summer League in Las Vegas
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
will scale back Lyles' role during the regular season, as he'll compete for minutes at the 4 with established starter Derrick Favors and the newly acquired Boris Diaw. But the Jazz shouldn't hesitate before handing him significant run and... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Predicting Which NBA Teams Will Have Biggest Win Increasesaround, they have all but guaranteed theirs. Despite playing all of last seaso
Predicting Which NBA Teams Will Have Biggest Win Increases
Bleacher Report / Posted 13 days ago
around, they have all but guaranteed theirs. Despite playing all of last season without Dante Exum and seeing Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Alec Burks lose a combined 92 games to injury, the Jazz still increased their win total while posting a... Read more
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Deseret News
Lindsey's no fool and Jazz aren't standing still— has seen his best days, but the Jazz needed veteran players to complement Gor
Lindsey's no fool and Jazz aren't standing still
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
— has seen his best days, but the Jazz needed veteran players to complement Gordon Hayward, Rodney Hood, Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors. However, the Jazz also wanted guys who can shoot. Both Hill and Johnson are career 37 percent 3-point... Read more
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Deseret News
Jazz 'should win 50'; SI wonders if Jimmer Fredette has done enoughthey made a threat of small ball, we have to make a threat of playing two big m
Jazz 'should win 50'; SI wonders if Jimmer Fredette has done enough
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
they made a threat of small ball, we have to make a threat of playing two big men. They have to box me out. They have guard Derrick [Favors] in the post." Lowe added, "This is a versatile, mammoth team that should win 50 games next season.... Read more
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Bleacher Report
NBA Summer League: Top Takeaways from July 12in a crowded Utah Jazz frontcourt. Even so, Lyles managed to shine at times du
NBA Summer League: Top Takeaways from July 12
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 days ago
in a crowded Utah Jazz frontcourt. Even so, Lyles managed to shine at times during his rookie season in Utah. He parlayed Derrick Favors' midseason injury into significant playing time and turned those opportunities into 18 double-digit scoring... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Which Ex-Kentucky Big Man Will Reign Supreme?(i.e., not making the NCAA tournament), he put up huge numbers as one of the to
Which Ex-Kentucky Big Man Will Reign Supreme?
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 days ago
(i.e., not making the NCAA tournament), he put up huge numbers as one of the toughest covers in college basketball. 10. Derrick Favors "When he wants to go out and do something, when he's being aggressive, he can do pretty much anything," Utah... Read more
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ESPN
Who won and who lost in NBA free agencythey made a threat of small-ball, we have to make a threat of playing two big m
Who won and who lost in NBA free agency
ESPN / Posted 18 days ago
they made a threat of small-ball, we have to make a threat of playing two big men. They have to box me out. They have guard Derrick [Favors] in the post." Joe Johnson provides a seasoned crunch-time option for a team that quaked in the clutch, and... Read more
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CBS Sports
George Hill thought he was going to retire with the Indiana Pacersmeans the playoff picture is a bit tighter. It will be up to hill to complement
George Hill thought he was going to retire with the Indiana Pacers
CBS Sports / Posted 18 days ago
means the playoff picture is a bit tighter. It will be up to hill to complement Utah's stars like Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors to bring more shooting and defense from the point guard position.George Hill is now on the Utah Jazz.... Read more
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Deseret News
Jazz No. 4 in NBA power rankings, Jimmer has huge night in Vegasdescribed the potential of the Jazz: "When healthy last year — which we'll defi
Jazz No. 4 in NBA power rankings, Jimmer has huge night in Vegas
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
described the potential of the Jazz: "When healthy last year — which we'll define as 'having Rodney Hood, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert on the floor together' — the Utah Jazz were awesome. That foursome only took the court in 45... Read more
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NBA.com
West Roundup: Tracking the free agency movesround (3rd overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft. On February 23, 2011, he was traded
West Roundup: Tracking the free agency moves
NBA.com / Posted 19 days ago
round (3rd overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft. On February 23, 2011, he was traded to New Jersey in exchange for Devin Harris, Derrick Favors, two first round draft picks (Nets 2011, Golden State 2012) and cash considerations. He re-signed with... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Takeaways from NBA Summer Leaguethe Kansas product should’ve played more as a rookie. For Lyles, it’s a matter
Takeaways from NBA Summer League
Bleacher Report / Posted 20 days ago
the Kansas product should’ve played more as a rookie. For Lyles, it’s a matter of mathematics. He’s probably not nudging Derrick Favors aside at power forward. Nor is he about to displace Gordon Hayward and Rodney Hood on the wings. Still, each... Read more
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Deseret News
Trey Lyles impress as a scorer, leader during summer league stinton the court — not to mention allow him to be the primary scorer. The team nee
Trey Lyles impress as a scorer, leader during summer league stint
Deseret News / Posted 20 days ago
on the court — not to mention allow him to be the primary scorer. The team needs a change-of-pace forward to complement Derrick Favors’ strong inside-to-mid-range game, and Lyles, a small forward in his one year at Kentucky, is getting a chance... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Deron Williams Remains A Mavround (3rd overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft. On February 23, 2011, he was traded
Deron Williams Remains A Mav
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 21 days ago
round (3rd overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft. On February 23, 2011, he was traded to New Jersey in exchange for Devin Harris, Derrick Favors, two first round draft picks (Nets 2011, Golden State 2012) and cash considerations. He re-signed with... Read more
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Deseret News
BYU vs. Boise State called the best game of Week 8; Should Velazco be RSL bound?weapon there in Utah, but in stretches this year they're going to be playing a
BYU vs. Boise State called the best game of Week 8; Should Velazco be RSL bound?
Deseret News / Posted 22 days ago
weapon there in Utah, but in stretches this year they're going to be playing a little bit smaller with Trey Lyles at the four and Derrick Favors at the five." Just one more thing to make Utah's already surprising summer that much more... Read more
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Herald Sun
Live free agency: Ray Allen to play on at 41?the Jazz a proven scorer and level-headed veteran as they try to climb the ladd
Live free agency: Ray Allen to play on at 41?
Herald Sun / Posted 23 days ago
the Jazz a proven scorer and level-headed veteran as they try to climb the ladder with a promising young nucleus including Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors, and Rodney Hood. Australians Dante Exum and Joe Ingles are also on the... Read more
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Deseret News
Analysis: How the additions of George Hill, Joe Johnson and Boris Diaw affect Utah Jazz's salary cappoint, as that will be a huge factor in the Jazz’s financial decisions over the
Analysis: How the additions of George Hill, Joe Johnson and Boris Diaw affect Utah Jazz's salary cap
Deseret News / Posted 23 days ago
point, as that will be a huge factor in the Jazz’s financial decisions over the next few years. Beginning this fall with Derrick Favors, many of the players Utah considers “the future” of the team will be eligible for more lucrative contracts,... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Report: Spurs Trade Boris Diaw To Utah Jazzscorer and veteran as they try to climb the standings with a promising young nu
Report: Spurs Trade Boris Diaw To Utah Jazz
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 24 days ago
scorer and veteran as they try to climb the standings with a promising young nucleus including Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Rodney Hood. Dante Exum, the 2014 No. 5 overall pick, is set to return from a torn ACL this... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Spurs trade Boris Diaw to Jazzscorer and veteran as they try to climb the standings with a promising young nu
Spurs trade Boris Diaw to Jazz
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 24 days ago
scorer and veteran as they try to climb the standings with a promising young nucleus including Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Rodney Hood. Dante Exum, the 2014 No. 5 overall pick, is set to return from a torn ACL this... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Spurs trade Boris Diaw to Jazzscorer and veteran as they try to climb the standings with a promising young nu
Spurs trade Boris Diaw to Jazz
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 24 days ago
scorer and veteran as they try to climb the standings with a promising young nucleus including Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Rodney Hood. Dante Exum, the 2014 No. 5 overall pick, is set to return from a torn ACL this... Read more
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Deseret News
Breaking down the Utah Jazz frontcourt after adding Boris Diaw, subtracting Trevor Bookerfrom passing to shooting beyond the 3-point arc. In this role, Lyles should be
Breaking down the Utah Jazz frontcourt after adding Boris Diaw, subtracting Trevor Booker
Deseret News / Posted 24 days ago
from passing to shooting beyond the 3-point arc. In this role, Lyles should be a nice compliment to starting big men Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert, who do virtually all of their work inside 15 feet from the basket. While Lyles will bring... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Top 10 Russell Westbrook Trade Destinations Should Thunder Decide To Move Starat this point, but Utah also has a roster chock-full of young, appealing player
Top 10 Russell Westbrook Trade Destinations Should Thunder Decide To Move Star
New England Sports Network / Posted 24 days ago
at this point, but Utah also has a roster chock-full of young, appealing players like Rudy Gobert, Rodney Hood and Derrick Favors. Los Angeles Clippers So this one would have to be a real basketball trade, but even if one of L.A.’s three... Read more
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SportingNews
Spurs trade Boris Diaw to Jazz, clear cap space to sign Pau Gasolowed $7 million with a non-guaranteed $7.5 million salary in 2017-18. In Utah,
Spurs trade Boris Diaw to Jazz, clear cap space to sign Pau Gasol
SportingNews / Posted 24 days ago
owed $7 million with a non-guaranteed $7.5 million salary in 2017-18. In Utah, Diaw will provide frontcourt depth behind Derrick Favors, Trey Lyles and Rudy Gobert. The Jazz have been busy this offseason, also adding Joe Johnson, George Hill and... Read more
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Deseret News
Breaking down Utah Jazz guards and wings after adding Joe Johnson, subtracting Trey Burkein terms of playing time could be if Lindsey and Snyder are envisioning a rotat
Breaking down Utah Jazz guards and wings after adding Joe Johnson, subtracting Trey Burke
Deseret News / Posted 25 days ago
in terms of playing time could be if Lindsey and Snyder are envisioning a rotation that, with the exception of big men Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert and Trey Lyles, primarily uses guards and wings. No matter Burks’ future in Utah, the addition... Read more
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Perth Now
Live free agency: Durant’s regrettable tweetthe Jazz a proven scorer and level-headed veteran as they try to climb the ladd
Live free agency: Durant’s regrettable tweet
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
the Jazz a proven scorer and level-headed veteran as they try to climb the ladder with a promising young nucleus including Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors, and Rodney Hood. Australians Dante Exum and Joe Ingles are also on the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
NFL superstar joins Celtics’ Durant chaseto be announced officially but the 35-year-old Johnson will give the Jazz a pro
NFL superstar joins Celtics’ Durant chase
Adelaide Now / Posted 27 days ago
to be announced officially but the 35-year-old Johnson will give the Jazz a proven scorer and level-headed veteran as they try to climb the ladder with a promising young nucleus including Gordon Hayward, Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and Rodney... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker to sign with Brooklyn Netsand charismatic Booker, a Jazz fan favorite, spent the past two seasons coming
Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker to sign with Brooklyn Nets
Deseret News / Posted 27 days ago
and charismatic Booker, a Jazz fan favorite, spent the past two seasons coming off the bench behind starting power forward Derrick Favors. His departure will certainly be a blow to cereal sales in the state — Booker ate an enormous amount of the... Read more
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CBS Sports
Jazz agree to two-year, $22 million deal with Joe Johnsona good signing for Utah, who barely missed the postseason last year because of
Jazz agree to two-year, $22 million deal with Joe Johnson
CBS Sports / Posted 28 days ago
a good signing for Utah, who barely missed the postseason last year because of injuries to Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors. The Jazz can still produce up to $19 million in cap space should they find interested free agents. Johnson... Read more
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Deseret News
SB Nation underestimates the Utes; Jazz have money to spend and no huge needstop of it," Leroux wrote. "Every single member of the Jazz should expect a pay
SB Nation underestimates the Utes; Jazz have money to spend and no huge needs
Deseret News / Posted 29 days ago
top of it," Leroux wrote. "Every single member of the Jazz should expect a pay raise on their next deal, from cornerstones Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward to bench players Trey Burke and Tibor Pleiss. Center Rudy Gobert will be eligible for an... Read more
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Bleacher Report
How Much Money Does Your NBA Team Have to Spend in Free Agency?could use some additional shooting in the frontcourt, but there's no point inve
How Much Money Does Your NBA Team Have to Spend in Free Agency?
Bleacher Report / Posted 29 days ago
could use some additional shooting in the frontcourt, but there's no point investing heavy money into outside names when Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert and Trey Lyles have most of the minutes at power forward and center on lock. So what are the... Read more
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SportingNews
Utah Jazz have the best kind of problem: money to spend, but no real needsestimate): $26 million Every single member of the Jazz should expect a pay rai
Utah Jazz have the best kind of problem: money to spend, but no real needs
SportingNews / Posted 29 days ago
estimate): $26 million Every single member of the Jazz should expect a pay raise on their next deal, from cornerstones Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward to bench players Trey Burke and Tibor Pleiss. Center Rudy Gobert will be eligible for an... Read more

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