Utah Jazz notes: Alec Burks enjoying crazy dream of life in NBA
By Brian T. Smith
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Dec 28, 2011 11:21PM MDT
Denver • Alec Burks used one word to capture all his feelings and emotions: crazy.
A year ago, Burks was a sleek, athletic guard for the Colorado Buffaloes. Now he’s a backup wing for the Jazz.
The No. 12 overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft played six scoreless minutes Tuesday in Utah’s 2011-12 season opener, recording two assists and one rebound in a blowout road loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
He then spent pregame warmups Wednesday working out on the same Pepsi Center floor that friend and e...
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