Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors key in loaded frontcourt as Utah opens camp
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 2, 2012
"That’s up to Coach," Favors said. While other Utah Jazz players Monday told of summer vacations to Jamaica and Spain, and joked about Twitter accounts, Derrick Favors carried an air of seriousness. But when asked to address his role or the competition for the starting power forward spot, Favors got quiet again, deferring as he often did in his first season-and-a-half with the Jazz. "With Derrick being who he is, being an extreme talent, he pushes me and motivates me every day," Millsap said. "I do the same for him. Incumbent starter Paul Millsap is in a contract year and was considered an All-Star snub last season.