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It was only days ago that we heard of the Utah Jazz Point Guard Trey Burke fracturing his right index finger, it was thought surgery would not be needed but unfortunately the break is worse than expected.
Burke was expected to be out for around a month after picking up the injury (Courtesy Wikipedia)
The former Michigan player will require surgery and will now be expected to sit out for up to 12 weeks whilst he recovers.
The operation will require pins to be inserted to support the finger during the healing process, and the injury is exacerbated by the fact that it is on his shooting hand.
Burke was originally believed to be out for around a month after the injury, which he picked up in a pre-season game against the L.A. Clippers, but after seeing a specialist, surgery was recommended.
Although there is no solid timetable given by Utah, it is expected to be around 8-12 weeks before we might be seeing Burke hitting the floor in the NBA.
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Former Michigan star Trey Burke was expected to be heavily relied upon as the Utah Jazz’s starting point guard. The rookie guard had started all three of the Jazz’s preseason games when Burke broke his right index finger in a 106-74 loss to the Clippers. With Utah now looking for other options, they are setting their sights on Chicago back-up point guard Marquis Teague.
Utah Jazz rookie Trey Burke will undergo surgery on a broken finger on his shooting hand.
Burke will have the surgery on Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. Pins will be inserted to stabilize the point guard's right index finger, which he fractured during a 106-74 preseason loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.
Team officials did not announce a timetable for Burke...
Rookie point guard Trey Burke underwent successful surgery Tuesday afternoon to repair a fractured right index finger.
Burke’s injured finger has been placed in a "cast/splint" the Jazz said in a statement. His condition will be re-evaluated in three weeks.
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Early reports said Jazz rookie, Trey Burke, would miss approximately 8-12 weeks after surgery to repair his fractured finger, but those reports are wrong, according to Trey Burke himself.
The rookie point guard sent out a Tweet Tuesday to clear up any confusion, saying that the 8-12 week timetable is “very unreasonable” and 4-6 weeks is more likely. Good news for Jazz fans.
Jazz rookie point guard Trey Burke will miss 8-12 weeks after undergoing surgery Tuesday on his fractured index finger. Burke injured the finger in a preseason game against the Clippers on Saturday.
According to Jody Genessy of Deseret News:
Trey Burke needs pins in his fractured index finger. He will be out 8-12 weeks after surgery, per his agent.
Video of the injury:
As previously reported, Utah Jazz rookie Trey Burke broke his finger in Saturday’s preseason loss against the Los Angeles Clippers. Yesterday, we were informed Burke will need surgery to put pins in his finger- This mean his return may come as late as 2014.
Genessy of the Deseret News reports,
“Burke is expected to be sidelined for eight to 12 weeks because the nature of the...
Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke was my Rookie of the Year favorite for the upcoming season. That broken finger suffered in a preseason game probably changes all that now after surgery was needed. UPDATE: Utah’s Trey Burke out 8-12 weeks after finger surgery http://t.co/NGnUIGsZgh — Kurt Helin (@basketballtalk) October 14, 2013
On Saturday, Utah Jazz rookie fractured his right index finger during the first quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers. Burke was injured halfway through the first quarter and returned in the second quarter with his finger taped. He played a few more minutes before he was pulled from the game.
As reported by Brett Pollakoff of NBCSports.com, Burke’s finger will be re-examined...
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The potential interest stems from the news that rookie point guard Trey Burke who the Jazz moved up in the draft to select No. 7 overall this past June suffered a broken right index finger in the Jazz's preseason loss to the Clippers on Friday.
After a disappointing summer, this is not the start Burke needed to get off too.