Derrick Favors agrees to two-year, $36 million deal with Jazz


SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 Sports) – The Utah Jazz have agreed to terms to sign forward and backup center Derrick Favors to a two-year, $36 million deal.

Favors met with the Jazz on Sunday in his hometown of Atlanta for three hours. Favors and Utah general manager Dennis Lindsey both said that they hoped for an agreement to keep the unrestricted free agent in Utah. The 6-foot-10, 265-pounder averaged 12.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game last season.

Only eight other players have worn a Jazz uniform longer than Favors, including Karl Malone and John Stockton. 

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