FAVORS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FAVORS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mehmet Okur on hand to help with Jazz big men http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58428949-62/kanter-jazz-okur-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58428949-62/kanter-jazz-okur-season.html.csp">Mehmet Okur on hand to help with Jazz big men</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T11:14:02.625-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Enes Kanter will be an important man this season. For the new Quin Snyder offense to work for the Utah Jazz, the Jazz need Kanter to develop his jumpshot, and more importantly to develop the range on that jumpshot. The Jazz need floor spacing to open driving lanes to the basket and to allow Derrick Favors room to maneuver in the paint. A power forward that can shoot is essential to this operation. That’s where Mehmet Okur comes in. What better way to help Kanter with this task than bringing in o...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58428949@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:14:02 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