FAVORS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FAVORS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Jazz: Jazz roll past Lakers 119-86 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58530503-77/jazz-points-favors-bryant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58530503-77/jazz-points-favors-bryant.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Jazz roll past Lakers 119-86</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T16:00:14.93-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • As he prepared to a do two-minute spot on the Ellen DeGeneres Show this week in Southern California, Derrick Favors said he felt more nervous than he would before a game. “I didn’t want to go out there and mess up, or trip over something,” said Favors, who appeared on the daytime talk show with teammate Gordon Hayward to surprise a 5-year-old Jazz fan battling cancer. On the court, the Jazz forward Thursday night, the Jazz forward didn’t have the same worries. Favors looked at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58530503@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:00:14 MDT Jazz notes: Ronnie Price trying to stick in L.A. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58530902-77/jazz-foul-game-guard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58530902-77/jazz-foul-game-guard.html.csp">Jazz notes: Ronnie Price trying to stick in L.A.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Aaron Falk The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T16:00:14.467-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anaheim, Calif. • The Lakers backcourt has been plagued by injuries this preseason. Rookie point guard Jordan Clarkson sat out Thursday night’s game against the Jazz with a calf strain. Jeremy Lin was dealing with a sprained left ankle. And the 40-year-old Steve Nash, who aggravated his back Wednesday while carrying some luggage, was trying to fight through lingering pain. So the starting nod went to a guy just trying to make the team. Former Jazz guard Ronnie Price was wearing purple and gold a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58530902@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:00:14 MDT Utah Jazz notes: Derrick Favors works to extend game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58518161-77/favors-jazz-shots-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58518161-77/favors-jazz-shots-coach.html.csp">Utah Jazz notes: Derrick Favors works to extend game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T23:21:10.546-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You know 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 piqued interest (and maybe some fear) around the league when he told reporters he’s been honing his 3-point shot. Jazz forward Derrick Favors, who was tasked with guarding Griffin at times Monday night, isn’t stepping behind the arc just yet. But Favors has also tried to extend his shooting range. “I knew I could make shots...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58518161@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:21:10 MDT Derrick Favors looking to extend his jump-shot range http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58517122-62/hood-favors-shots-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58517122-62/hood-favors-shots-jazz.html.csp">Derrick Favors looking to extend his jump-shot range</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T16:07:54.288-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58517122@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:07:54 MDT Monson: There’s nothing abnormal about the Jazz in beating Blazers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58498666-87/jazz-snyder-blazers-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58498666-87/jazz-snyder-blazers-season.html.csp">Monson: There’s nothing abnormal about the Jazz in beating Blazers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T23:23:04.551-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dr. Snyder spoke the truth on Tuesday night about the thing he’s creating. “We’re trying to find out who we are,” he said. Frankenstein entered the building, then. In their first preseason game, the Jazz looked like a body of parts that had been pieced together, bit by bit, and that had a new brain dropped into its cranial cavity. No, not AB Normal’s brain. Quin Snyder’s. That kind of incarnation/transformation is going to take time to complete, featuring both comely and ugly attributes. There’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58498666@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:23:04 MDT After a mixed-bag scrimmage, Jazz turn eyes to Trail Blazers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58494616-62/jazz-hayward-scrimmage-snyder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58494616-62/jazz-hayward-scrimmage-snyder.html.csp">After a mixed-bag scrimmage, Jazz turn eyes to Trail Blazers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T16:17:38.478-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt;Whatever happens tomorrow night, when the Jazz host the Blazers, will be subject to basketball’s “It’s Only Preseason” principle.So how did you expect to feel exactly after Monday night’s intrasquad scrimmage at EnergySolutions Arena?Take it away, Quin Snyder.“It’s hard to feel too strongly one way or another about a 24-minute, running-clock scrimmage,” the new Jazz coach said after the event.For the Jazz, Monday night was a chance to play for a crowd and work out a few kinks.The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58494616@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:17:38 MDT Kragthorpe: Utah Jazz await players’ rise from good to great http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58487251-87/jazz-players-team-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58487251-87/jazz-players-team-nba.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utah Jazz await players’ rise from good to great</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-05T00:29:19.725-06:00">Updated Oct 5, 2014 12:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">During coach Quin Snyder’s first training camp with the Jazz, all this stuff about unselfishness, defensive identity, accountability and building something that lasts has seemed like just a lot of talk, without much action. Of course, Madeleine Snyder was only two days old, as of Saturday. Some patience is merited, in her case. The coach expects steady growth from his team and his newly arrived daughter. The Jazz hired Snyder primarily because of his developmental ability, best illustrated when...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58487251@www.sltrib.com Sun, 05 Oct 2014 00:29:19 MDT Snyder looks forward to players' battle for minutes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58469814-62/snyder-players-playing-competition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58469814-62/snyder-players-playing-competition.html.csp">Snyder looks forward to players' battle for minutes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T16:09:52.447-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New coach Quin Snyder is looking forward to the players on Utah's roster battling for playing time -- a fight that will begin in training camp. "You have to have competition," Snyder said. "There are certain players that have obviously proven over time that they deserve to have you think of them [as starters]. That said, everybody has to come and compete. In that light, I think of Gordon Hayward or Derrick Favors -- the guys who have had some success here. ... They would be the first ones t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469814@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:09:52 MDT Jazz Hoops - Burks, Kanter face interesting few weeks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58459965-62/burks-season-kanter-contract.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58459965-62/burks-season-kanter-contract.html.csp">Jazz Hoops - Burks, Kanter face interesting few weeks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T17:17:03.007-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A year ago, Dennis Lindsey began negotiating with Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward on contract extensions. Favors came away with an extension before the season started. Hayward went into restricted free agency, where he garnered a max contract. Now, Lindsey is faced with the same decisions on Alec Burks and Enes Kanter. The Jazz General Manager is expected to open negotiating windows with both parties in the next week, or so. The Jazz have until the end of the preseason to either strike a d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459965@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:17:03 MDT Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors is a grounded guy — and a Utahn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58392006-77/favors-jazz-derrick-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58392006-77/favors-jazz-derrick-season.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors is a grounded guy — and a Utahn</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T12:33:05.32-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Derrick Favors stretched out on a bleacher at Zions Bank Basketball Center wearing shorts, flip-flops and a Utah Jazz T-shirt. He looked comfortable, at peace with himself and his surroundings. No doubt, the lazy summer afternoon had something to do with it. The middle of July — two months after the end of the regular season and two months before the start of training camp — is about as calm as it gets for an NBA player. But there’s more to it than that. For the first time in his professional ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58392006@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:33:05 MDT