Derrick Favors fully participated in practice for the first time Thursday, giving the media the first chance to speak with the big man since his injury. Meanwhile, we also learned more about the Jazz's defensive effort (good and bad) vs. Portland.
How does the Jazz's identity change without Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors on the court? That, plus quotes from Mack and Hood on their workouts this summer, news on Rodney Hood's hand injury, and more.
Dante Exum's fighting through fatigue on the court as he comes back from his ACL tear. Meanwhile, more on Trey Lyles' guard skills, Rudy Gobert's body fat percentage, and Hayward's workouts without a ball.
Playing together as a team on both ends of the floor with a changing group of players has been the key focus of Jazz training camp. That, plus news on Jazz injuries (including one to Gordon Hayward), Rudy Gobert, Dante Exum, and more.