Found June 29, 2013 on UM Hoops:
Salt Lake Tribune Trey Burke’s unlikely route from undersized point guard playing in the shadow of Jared Sullinger to college basketball’s best player has been well-documented. Burke originally committed to Penn State early on in his career. When he was overlooked by hometown Ohio State the second time around, he appeared ready to commit to Cincinnati before John Beilein and Michigan took a flyer on Burke to replace the recently-departed Darius Morris. The rest, of course, is history. But throughout the draft process, history appeared to be repeating itself for Burke. Immediately following Burke’s transcendent college season, his NBA stock appeared to be safely among the top five picks in the draft. Images of Burke scoring 24 points in 26 minutes against Louisville were still fresh in the minds of NBA scouts and general managers — it seemed obvious that Burke was hands-down the best point guard in the 2013 draft class. But then, as the workouts, combines and interviews wore on and s...

Trey Burke: I Can be an All-Star

  I said it before the NBA Draft and this is what I honestly feel. New Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke is one of the few players coming into the league where I think you can be pretty sure of what you’re going to get. Is he the next superstar point guard that will be a franchise changing player? No, probably not. But can he be a productive, floor general for a team looking for...

Report: Mo Williams Will Only Re-Sign With Jazz If He Starts Over Trey Burke

Trey Burke told reporters Thursday after being drafted No. 9 and traded to the Utah Jazz that his goal is to “start right away.”  If that is the case, Mo Williams will reportedly not re-sign with the team this summer when he becomes a free agent. According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports: Mo Williams will re-sign as a free agent with the Utah Jazz only if he remains the...

Slip Surprised Burke, but Happy with Outcome

After being selected 9th overall by Minneosta in the 2013 NBA draft and then being traded to the Utah Jazz ,former Michigan point guard Trey Burke took time out to reflect on the experience with the media. Burke discussed his fit with his new team, his surprise that the Detroit Pistons passed on him at #8, how the competition at Michigan helped prepare him for the NBA, and more.

Mo Williams’ Agent Denies Report Of Mo Williams Demanding To Start In Utah

Earlier this week, Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports reported: “Mo Williams will re-sign as a free agent with the Utah Jazz only if he remains the starting point guard next season, a source told Yahoo! Sports on Friday.”  This reportedly coming in wake of the Jazz acquiring Michigan point guard Trey Burke in the draft. However, Jody Genessy of the Deseret News is reporting...

Mo Williams Demands To Start For Jazz If He Re-Signs

Mo Williams will not re-sign with the Utah Jazz unless he remains the starting point guard next season. "He's not going to come back as a backup," a source said of Williams. The Jazz acquired Trey Burke in the NBA draft on Thursday. "My goal is to come in and start right away," Burke said. "I look forward to coming in and helping the team win."
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