• A Per Quarter Profile of Derrick Favors

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 30, 2013
    So I looked at Favors’ per minute production through the first quarter or so of the season not only game to game, but quarter to quarter. At the end of the first quarter of the Jazz’s November 15th game against the Spurs, I had a thought: Derrick Favors is a beast! He’d racked up six points and nine rebounds in the first quarter alone. Saddled by foul trouble Saturday night, Derrick Favors saw only 22 minutes of action against the Los Angeles Clippers. Another thought followed: What would happen to the beast as the game went along? You see, Favors had started the previous two games in full savagery as well. Seven points and seven rebounds in the first quarter against the Pelicans; five points and six rebounds in the opening quarter against Denver. He is far and away the team’s best defensive player, with the highest BLK% of any major contributor , a STL% identical to that of Gordon Hayward , and a defensive rating second only to Rudy Gobert’s handful of minutes . This is hardly a surprise.
    • Jazz notes: Derrick Favors makes strides in avoiding foul trouble

      Saddled by foul trouble Saturday night, Derrick Favors saw only 22 minutes of action against the Los Angeles Clippers. Favors picked up his first foul just 20 seconds into Saturday night’s game against the Clippers. He picked up No. 2 late in the second…
      Source: sltrib.com

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