Favors grabbed a double-double with 18 points (7-9 FG, 4-7 FT), 11 rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 32 minutes Wednesday against the Raptors. Favors logged his fourth double-double of the season, and is looking like he's in the midst of a min-hot streak. He's averaging 17.6 points on 59 percent shooting from the field over the last five games (compared to just 53 percent FG for the season). That being said, even when he eventually cools off, Favors is contributing enough points, rebounds, steals, and blocks to be worth owning in most leagues.
Favors exploded for a monster line Thursday against the Heat, posting 25 points (10-18 FG, 5-7 FT), 12 rebounds, two assists, three steals, and seven blocks in 40 minutes of action. Thursday marked one of Favors' best performances of the season, and it's encouraging to see him get active again in the blocking department after averaging just 1.0 BPG this season prior to this outing. Favors has always been good at scoring, rebounding, and grabbing defensive stats, so games like Thursday's can be expected once in awhile.
Favors scored 17 points (7-12 FG, 3-6 FT) with nine rebounds, four assists and two steals over 35 minutes in Tuesday's 118-114 loss to the Cavaliers. Favors did a nice job limiting Kevin Love and fell a rebound short of his third double-double of the season. He was dealing with flu-like symptoms last week, but it seems he's feeling just fine now.
Favors (illness) is probably for Saturday's game, Jody Genessy of the Deseret News reports. Favors was able to tough it through Wednesday's game, but had to leave Thursday's contest at halftime due to flu like symptoms. With the probable status for Saturday's game, it appears he's feeling better.
Favors will not return to Thursday's game agains the Nuggets due to the flu-like symptoms he is experiencing, Jody Genessy of the Deseret News reports. Favors was able to start Thursday despite being under the weather, but he did not return with the rest of his teammates after halftime, and will finish Thursday's game with six points in 15 minutes. Favors will have one day to rest and recover before Utah's next game Saturday, but it remains to be seen if that will give him enough time to get healthy.
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