Utah Jazz

Position
F
 
Jersey
15
Name  Derrick Favors
Born  7/15/1991
Height  6-10
Weight  268
College  Georgia Tech
4/1/2015 7:26:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors will return to the court on Wednesday versus the Nuggets according to utahjazz.com.
Insight: Favors missed the last two games with a back injury. He should play about 25 minutes.
 
3/30/2015 11:28:00 AM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors is questionable for Monday's game against Minnesota due to back spasms.
Insight: He only played 19 minutes on Friday before being sidelined and missed Saturday's game against OKC. Trevor Booker should get most of his minutes and posted 12 points and three rebounds on Saturday.
 
3/28/2015 9:14:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors is doubtful for Saturday's game against Oklahoma City due to back spasms. UPDATE: Favors will not play on Saturday.
Insight: He only played 19 minutes on Friday before being sidelined. Trevor Booker should get most of his minutes but doesn't have much fantasy value. Jeremy Evans will also get significant playing time.
 
3/22/2015 9:20:00 AM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors posted a double-double during Saturday's loss to the Warriors.
Insight: He finished with 21 points and 11 boards, along with two assists, one 3-pointer, one steal, two blocks, and two turnovers. Favors shot 8-of-15 from the floor and 4-of-5 from the line.
 
3/15/2015 10:19:00 AM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors scored a game-high 26 points versus the Pistons on Saturday.
Insight: Favors was 8-for-14 from the field and 10-of-13 at the line. He also had four blocks. Favors has been doing very well lately, averaging 20.4 ppg and 7.8 rpg while shooting 52.1 percent from the field in the last five games.
 
3/11/2015 9:33:00 AM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors had 29 points with 12 rebounds in the, 87-82, victory over the Knicks.
Insight: Favors was 11-for-17 from the field and 7-of-9 at the line. Favors has been on fire lately, averaging 20.6 ppg and 8.2 rpg while shooting 54.9 percent from the field.
 
3/8/2015 8:29:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors shot 50 percent from the field in the victory over the Nets on Sunday.
Insight: Favors scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the victory. He also had four assists and shot 6-for-8 at the line. It was the first time since Jan. 13 Favors scored 22 points.
 
3/4/2015 10:04:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors shot 70 percent from the field as he had a team-high 16 points in the one-point loss to the Celtics on Wednesday.
Insight: Trey Burke also had 16 points off the bench. Favors also contributed five rebounds, two assists and a block. Favors has been good lately, averaging 18.4 ppg and 8.4 rpg in the last five games.
 
3/1/2015 9:21:00 AM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors recorded a double-double in the victory over the Bucks on Saturday.
Insight: Favors has 17 double-doubles this season. He had 16 points and 12 rebounds with three blocks and three steals on Saturday. Favors shot 7-of-11 from the field. He should be owned in all standard leagues as he averaged 17.1 ppg and 7.7 rpg in February.
 
1/25/2015 9:40:00 AM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors returned to the lineup Saturday night after missing Thursday's game with the Bucks due to personal reasons.
Insight: He didn't produce much in his first game back, nine points, eight rebounds, one assist and two blocks, but he should be fine. he's averaging 15.8 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 1.4 apg, 1.6 bpg this season.
 
1/22/2015 2:47:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors will not play on Thursday versus the Bucks due to personal reasons according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
Insight: All the team has said is Favors will not travel to Milwaukee with the team for "personal reasons." Rudy Gobert will likely draw the start and is a great option for blocks and rebounds on Thursday. The Jazz are 0-3 without Favors this season.
 
1/14/2015 10:00:00 AM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors posted a solid line during Tuesday's loss to the Warriors.
Insight: He went 10-of-16 from the field and 2-of-3 from the line for 22 points, 11 rebounds, and one block. Favors is a top-50 player.
 
1/11/2015 2:30:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors had a noticable limp during Saturday's game, according to a Salt Lake Tribune report.
Insight: it looks like he can play through it, but no at a peak level. He played just 18 minutes against Houston, scoring 15 and pulling down seven rebounds. Fantasy owners can keep starting him, but he may be limited for a couple of games.
 
1/9/2015 10:27:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors played had a double-double Friday versus Oklahoma City.
Insight: He had 22 points and 11 rebounds, while going 9-of-17 from the field and 4-of-6 from the line. Favors also had three blocks, one assist, and four turnovers.
 
1/7/2015 10:22:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors played very well during Wednesday's victory against the Bulls.
Insight: He went 8-of-15 from the field and 4-of-4 from the line for 20 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, two steals, and one turnover. Favors is a top-50 option.
 
12/19/2014 9:24:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors posted a double-double during Friday's victory against the Magic.
Insight: He had 23 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, two blocks, and one turnover. Favors continues to be a solid option for owners.
 
12/17/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds in his return versus the Heat.
Insight: Favors played 33 minutes and took eight shots. He made three field goals and was 5-of-7 from the line. Favors also had six rebounds, a steal, a block and an assist.
 
12/17/2014 6:21:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors will play versus the Heat on Wednesday.
Insight: Utah played on Tuesday, and Favors sat out, so perhaps the plan was for him to play just one of the two back-to-back games. Favors should be in all lineups on Wednesday.
 
12/16/2014 6:53:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors (ankle) will not play Tuesday against the Pelicans.
Insight: Rudy Gobert will draw the start, and could make for a nice option in daily fantasy action.
 
12/16/2014 12:07:00 PM
Description: Jazz power forward Derrick Favors missed Sunday's game, but did get in a limited practice Monday and is questionable for Tuesday's game against New Orleans
Insight: Favors left Friday's game with a right ankle injury. He's taken a big step forward this season averaging 15.6 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 1.5 apg.
 

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