Report: Derrick Favors Returns To Utah Jazz On Three-Year Deal
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Jazzman Derrick Favors agreed to return to Utah on a three-year deal, according to The Athletic.
NBA free agency officially began at 4 p.m. (MDT) on Friday, November 20.
About 90 minutes later, it was reported that Favors would be re-joining the Jazz.
Favors and the Jazz have agreed to a three year 27 million dollar deal, league sources tell The Athletic. The third year is a player option
— Tony Jones (@Tjonesonthenba) November 21, 2020
After playing the half of his rookie season with the New Jersey Nets, Favors came to the Jazz during a trade in the 2010-11 season.
The big man would go on to play the following eight-plus seasons with Utah.
After the 2018-19 season, the Jazz traded Favors to the New Orleans Pelicans.
— KSL Sports (@kslsports) November 21, 2020
During nine seasons with Utah, Favors averaged 12.1 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.2 assists, and 1.3 blocks per game. He played in 576 games as a member of the Jazz, including 413 starts.
The center owns career averages of 11.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 1.3 blocks per contest.
Favors joined the re-signing of Jordan Clarkson as Utah’s first two moves in free agency.
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