Derrick Favors scored 17 points off the bench against the Heat on Wednesday, adding eight boards and one block in 19 minutes.
Advice: The move to the bench doesn't reflect on his play, which has been much better lately. He's been outstanding in efficiency lately with a 73.7 FG% over his last five, adding averages of 13.8 points, 6.8 boards, 1.0 dimes, 1.0 steals and 1.2 blocks in just 24.0 minutes per game. He should be owned in standard leagues.
Derrick Favors will come off the bench vs. Miami on Wednesday.
Advice: The Heat are playing without Hassan Whiteside and coach Quin Snyder will opt for his smaller starting five tonight, with Jae Crowder getting the nod.
Derrick Favors scored 17 points Wednesday, going 7 of 8 from the field, as the Utah Jazz topped the Miami Heat 111-84. Favors pulled down eight rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +23 in his 19:15 of playing time. He added one block.
Derrick Favors scored 12 points Monday on 5-of-8 shooting as the Utah Jazz fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-113. Favors pulled down three rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -14 in his 27:55 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.
Derrick Favors scored two points Sunday, going 1 of 2 from the field, as the Utah Jazz lost to the San Antonio Spurs 110-97. Favors grabbed eight rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 24:28 of playing time. He added two blocks and two steals.
Derrick Favors scored a season-low two points in 24 minutes on Sunday, going 1-of-2 from the field with eight rebounds, one assist, two steals and two blocks.
Advice: The shot attempts were also a season-low for Favors and he was benched late with Utah trying to climb out of a double-digit hole. The lack of scoring jumps out but he was solid overall and has at least one steal and block in all four of Utah's December games. His across-the-board contributions have helped him become one of the most reliable low-end players in points leagues.
Derrick Favors scored 24 points Thursday on 10-of-13 shooting as the Utah Jazz defeated the Houston Rockets 118-91. Favors grabbed 10 rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +22 in his 25:59 on the floor. He added one block and one steal.
Derrick Favors scored a season-high 24 points during a 118-91 win over the Rockets on Thursday, adding 10 rebounds, one block and one steal in 26 minutes.
Advice: Rudy Gobert was ejected after three minutes in this game, so that's the explanation for Favors having easily his best game of the season. The Jazz have been shifting him to center more as the Jae Crowder at the four lineup has worked for coach Quin Snyder, which has led to some inconsistency on Favors. He's still done enough in blocks and in FG% to remain owned in standard leagues.
Derrick Favors moved back into the starting lineup with 14 points, five rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block in 23 minutes vs. the Spurs on Tuesday.
Advice: It looks like the Jazz are going to play the matchups, meaning Favors and Jae Crowder will likely be in and out of the first unit. Favors is playing 23.0 minutes per game as a starter and 21.0 as a reserve, so it doesn't move the needle much anyways. He'll get the Rockets on Thursday.
Derrick Favors will be back in the first unit on Tuesday vs. the Spurs.
Advice: Jae Crowder will come off the bench, but is still favored to play more minutes. Expect the Jazz to continue mixing up their lineups based on the matchups going forward.