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Derrick Favors
PPG RPG APG
9.4 6.1 1.1
Team: UtahHeight: 6-10 Born: 7/15/1991
Position: F-CWeight: 265 Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
College: Georgia TechDraft: 1st Round 3rd pick by Nets(2010)


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Feb. 6 6:51 PM PT7:51 PM MT8:51 PM CT9:51 PM ET2:51 GMT10:51 7:51 PM MST9:51 PM EST6:51 UAE (+1)03:5121:51 ET8:51 PM CTNaN:� - Favors had a season-high 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Monday against the Hawks.
Analysis: A lingering knee injury has limited his effectiveness all season. Favors is averaging 9.4 points and 6.1 rebounds in 35 games.
Feb. 1 9:08 AM PT10:08 AM MT11:08 AM CT12:08 PM ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST21:08 UAE18:0812:08 ET11:08 AM CTNaN:� - Favors is expected to play Saturday against Charlotte after participating in Friday's practice.
Analysis: Favors has sat Utah's last two games with what the team described as rest purposes, but it's believed he's still dealing with the effects of a lingering knee injury that's limited his effectiveness all season. The former No. 3 overall pick is averaging just 9.3 points and six rebounds while missing 17 of the Jazz's first 50 games.
Jan. 30 3:29 PM PT4:29 PM MT5:29 PM CT6:29 PM ET23:29 GMT7:29 4:29 PM MST6:29 PM EST3:29 UAE (+1)00:2918:29 ET5:29 PM CTNaN:� - Favors missed 13 games with a left knee bone contusion in November and December and hasn't shown the light-footed athleticism that made him one of the league's better big men last season.
Analysis: The Jazz held Favors out to rest Saturday and he didn't participate in the contact portion of practice Monday. Coach Quin Snyder didn't know if Favors would ever be completely healthy this season.
Jan. 28 4:16 PM PT5:16 PM MT6:16 PM CT7:16 PM ET0:16 GMT8:16 5:16 PM MST7:16 PM EST4:16 UAE (+1)01:1619:16 ET6:16 PM CTNaN:� - Favors (rest) will not play Saturday.
Analysis: Favors is a nice fantasy play when healthy, but he can't seem to stay on the court for very long. Now, the Jazz are likely easing him back after he missed much of the early part of the season.
Jan. 24 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE05:0323:03 ET10:03 PM CTNaN:� - Favors matched a season high 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting Tuesday at Denver.
Analysis: It's been a disappointing season for Favors, but he's totaled 28 points and 15 boards in his last two games. These games bode well for his second-half performance.
Dec. 20 10:11 AM PT11:11 AM MT12:11 PM CT1:11 PM ET18:11 GMT2:11 11:11 AM MST1:11 PM EST22:11 UAE19:1113:11 ET12:11 PM CTNaN:� - With the Jazz opening a back-to-back Tuesday with Golden State followed by Sacramento, Favors will sit the opener for rest.
Analysis: Favors has been eased back into the lineup in the three games after sidelined a month with a left knee injury. He will return to the lineup Wednesday versus the Kings.
Nov. 15 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET17:27 GMT1:27 10:27 AM MST12:27 PM EST21:27 UAE18:2712:27 ET11:27 AM CTNaN:� - Favors had four points in 13 minutes Wednesday after missing time due to left knee soreness.
Analysis: Favors hasn't been able to stay healthy this season and the Jazz certainly hope this time he can stay in the lineup. They'll likely ease him back slowly.
Nov. 12 4:56 PM PT5:56 PM MT6:56 PM CT7:56 PM ET0:56 GMT8:56 5:56 PM MST7:56 PM EST4:56 UAE (+1)01:5619:56 ET6:56 PM CTNaN:� - Favors had to leave Saturday's game due to a left knee injury. It is the same knee that kept him out for most of October.
Analysis: Favors was just starting to find his rhythm again, but he's now suffered another setback. Despite his ability to put up big numbers, Favors just hasn't seemed to be able to stay on the court in recent seasons.
Nov. 11 6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST6:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 PM CTNaN:� - Favors finished with 18 points, nine rebounds, three steals and two blocks in Friday's 87-74 win at Orlando.
Analysis: Favors has averaged 16.7 points and 11 rebounds over his last three games. He's also recorded seven blocks and shot 56.7 percent from the field in that span.
Nov. 4 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST7:55 UAE (+1)04:5523:55 ET9:55 PM CTNaN:� - It was a struggle again for Favors, who scored six points on 3-of-13 shooting with seven rebounds Friday in a loss to the Spurs.
Analysis: Since a solid season debut, Favors has averaged 6.3 points on 28.6 percent from the field with 5.5 rebounds in four games. It might be fair to wonder if he's 100 percent healthy after missing the season opener with a left knee injury.
Oct. 28 11:17 AM PT12:17 PM MT1:17 PM CT2:17 PM ET18:17 GMT2:17 11:17 AM MST1:17 PM EST22:17 UAE20:1714:17 ET1:17 PM CTNaN:� - Favors was solid in his season debut Friday after missing the opener with a sore knee. He had 15 points on 4-of-7 shooting, nine rebounds and two blocks.
Analysis: Favors averaged a career-best 16.4 points with 8.1 rebounds last season, when injuries limited him to 62 games. A healthy season from the power forward would be great news for both the Jazz and his fantasy owners.
Oct. 26 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE06:210:21 ET11:21 PM CTNaN:� - Favors missed the Jazz's 113-104 loss to the Blazers on Tuesday with a sore knee.
Analysis: Favors only played one preseason game due to the injury and it's unclear when he'll return for a team that's already missing Gordon Hayward and Alec Burks.
Oct. 24 9:47 AM PT10:47 AM MT11:47 AM CT12:47 PM ET16:47 GMT0:47 9:47 AM MST11:47 AM EST20:47 UAE18:4712:47 ET11:47 AM CTNaN:� - Favors is dealing with a knee injury that makes his status for the start of the season uncertain.
Analysis: Continue to monitor Favors' situation considering he is a solid fantasy option.

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