Will Derrick Favors get bought out?

The three-year deal Favors signed with Utah in 2020 included two guaranteed years and a $10.18MM option for ’22/23. The veteran center was traded from the Jazz to the Thunder during the 2021 offseason and didn’t play a ton for his new team this season, averaging a modest 16.7 minutes per game in 39 appearances.

What happened to Derrick Favors?

In an early morning trade last July, the Utah Jazz traded center Derrick Favors to the Oklahoma City Thunder. In a move made by Utah to gain roster flexibility and get below the luxury tax, Oklahoma was rewarded in taking on his contract by landing a future first-round pick.

Why did favors leave the Jazz?

With luxury tax issues in mind, the Utah Jazz paid a steep price to offload Derrick Favors’ contract as soon as possible.

Will Derrick Favors start?

Thunder’s Derrick Favors: Starting Thursday Favors will start Thursday’s game against the Suns, Joe Mussatto of The Oklahoman reports.

Who got traded from Utah Jazz?

Utah Jazz acquire Nickeil Alexander-Walker, send Joe Ingles to Portland Trail Blazers in 3-way trade. The Utah Jazz have traded injured veteran forward Joe Ingles in a three-team deal in which the Western Conference contender will land promising third-year guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker, it was announced.

Who have the Jazz traded?

Jazz acquire Nickeil Alexander-Walker, send Joe Ingles to Blazers in 3-team trade. Via a 3-team trade, the Jazz land Nickeil Alexander-Walker from Portland and Juancho Hernangomez from San Antonio. Nickeil Alexander-Walker is a third-year guard who was drafted by New Orleans with the No. 17 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.

Is Shai Gilgeous Alexander injured?

Oklahoma City Thunder will sit guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander for rest of season with ankle injury.

Is kenrich Williams playing tonight?

Williams (knee) is out Sunday against the Jazz.