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Derrick Favors

Derrick Favors

Height: 6' 9"Weight: 265 lbsAge: 29College: Georgia TechDrafted: #3 (1st Rd.)

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Derrick Favors posts second consecutive double-double in loss to the Spurs

Derrick Favors totaled 10 points (5-8 FG), 12 rebounds, one assist, and one block in 23 minutes in the Pelicans' 122-113 loss to the Spurs on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Favors posted his second consecutive double-double in the team's loss to the Spurs. It seems as if the nine-year veteran has found his rhythm, and is now providing much-needed production for an underachieving Pelicans' team. Should he remain consistent, he would warrant some consideration as a viable value play in DFS.

Joel E. Ruffin Jr.Aug 10, 2020
Derrick Favors posts a double-double in win over the Wizards

Derrick Favors totaled 12 points (5-8 FG, 2-3 FT), ten rebounds, one assist, and two steals in 29 minutes in the Pelicans' 118-107 in win over the Wizards on Friday.

Fantasy Impact

Favors posted a double-double against the Wizards, bringing back the production that made him a key asset in the Pelicans' rotation. He hasn't been consistent in the scoring department, which has hindered his fantasy potential. Favors' high price-point could make it difficult to justify playing him in DFS, due to his low-floor. It would be best to limit shares of him in your lineup until he shows more consistency in his all-around game.

Joel E. Ruffin Jr.5 days ago
Derrick Favors “cools” off with four rebounds in loss to the Kings

Derrick Favors totaled six points (3-4 FG), four rebounds, and one assist in 22 minutes in the Pelicans' 140-125 loss to the Kings on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact

Favors cooled down in the Pelicans' loss to the Kings, only collecting four rebounds after snagging 13 against the Grizzlies. So far, during these "seeding" games, he hasn't been active scoring-wise, limiting his fantasy appeal. He is more suited for deep-league play. His current price-point and minimal production disqualify him from being a value play in DFS at this time.

Joel E. Ruffin Jr.6 days ago
Derrick Favors collects 13 rebounds in win over the Grizzlies

Derrick Favors totaled two points (1-4 FG, 0-2 FT), 13 rebounds, and one block in 28 minutes in the Pelicans' 109-99 win over the Grizzlies on Monday.

Fantasy Impact

Favors collected 13 rebounds in the win over the Grizzlies, continuing his dominant play defensively on the boards. He has not been reliable scoring-wise so far in these first three "seeding" games but has managed to maintain palatable fantasy production. With the lack of experience keeping Jaxson Hayes at "bay," Favors should be able to maintain his hold at the five making him a viable option in deep-league formats. His price seems a little too "rich" for him to be considered a cheap flier option in DFS; thus, he would be best positioned outside of your player pool at this time.

Joel E. Ruffin Jr.1 week ago
Derrick Favors just misses double-double in loss to Clippers

Derrick Favors played well in 21 minutes, scoring 12 points (5-7 FG, 2-4 FT) and adding nine rebounds with two assists in Saturday night's 126-103 loss to the Clippers.

Fantasy Impact

Favors was efficient in his time on the court, only missing two shots and piling up nine rebounds in 21 minutes of play. While he was active on the offensive glass, collecting three offensive rebounds, he did little else with the Pelicans playing from behind and getting their bench some additional run. Jaxson Hayes received 21 minutes, and with the Pelicans playoff hopes fading by the game, it wouldn't be surprising to see Hayes get more playing time than Favors going forward. For the season, Favors is averaging 9.1 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 1.7 assists in 24.2 minutes per game.

Dan Titus2 weeks ago
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