HoopsHype Derrick Favors rumors

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Jody Genessy: Sad moment today as Favors recalled how Santa never gave him what he wanted. "I never got toys growing up. I got T-shirts and stuff." Twitter @DJJazzyJody

Three players—Hayward, Burke and Derrick Favors—have been using the iPad scouting the most, and each in a different manner. For Hayward, it has been about seeing the floor and how teams are playing him. For Burke, it is about executing a new offense. And for Favors, it is more about the fundamentals of his game. WeAreUtahJazz.com

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The team was not very good with such an experience gulf, so over the summer they let their veterans walk in favor of committing to a full youth movement. Jefferson, now the Charlotte Bobcats’ starting center, believes it was the right decision for the Jazz to make. “Most definitely, I think Derrick Favors and Enes are going to be big time big men in this league,” Jefferson tells HOOPSWORLD. ”I kind of had a feeling that it really just wouldn’t make any sense basketball wise to sign back me or Paul Millsap back when you have them two young guys coming up. It was still tough to leave them. I felt like they were my little brothers, but it’s part of the business and it was the best decision for everybody.” HoopsWorld

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Official numbers on Favors' extension obtained by ESPN.com show that 2010's No. 2 overall pick received a four-year deal that guarantees just over $47.7 million. Sources indicate that Hayward's deal could still wind up higher than Favors' contract, given the strong interest leaguewide in the former Butler star and the fears in Utah that Hayward would attract even more lucrative offer sheets in free agency from rival bidders next summer if he gets that far. ESPN.com

October 21, 2013 Updates

The Jazz front office continues to have talks with fourth-year forward Gordon Hayward about a possible contract extension. But even after the team announced Saturday it had agreed to a multi-year deal with forward Derrick Favors, worth a reported $49 million over four seasons, Hayward said he is not concerned about getting a deal done. "Not at all," he said. "Extremely happy for him. It’s great for the organization, for [Favors]. Couldn’t be happier for him. I’m just playing basketball. I don’t worry about that." Salt Lake Tribune

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The Utah Jazz have signed Derrick Favors to a multi-year contract extension. The 6-foot-10 forward-center averaged career highs with 9.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.69 blocks in 77 games and eight starts last season. He had nine double-doubles. Bradenton.com

Less than a month after the Sacramento Kings gave 23-year-old center DeMarcus Cousins a four-year, $62 million deal to make him their franchise player, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed that the Utah Jazz have a verbal agreement with 22-year-old forward Derrick Favors on a four-year deal worth approximately $49 million. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not yet been finalized. USA Today Sports

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