Utah Jazz: Rookie guard Alec Burks is ready to burn
By Brian T. Smith
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Dec 14, 2011 04:20PM MDT
Tyrone Corbin’s eyes lit up.
The Jazz coach had just been asked about rookie guard Alec Burks. What makes Burks unique? What separates him from the rest? What do you see in the kid, coach?
Grit, Corbin said. Fight. A confident, consistent attack on the court. A quiet, low-key vibe off it. All action, little talk — a silent assassin.
Enes Kanter has received the spotlight during Utah’s buildup toward the 2011-12 season. But by the time the Jazz tip off Dec. 27 against the Los Angeles Lakers, Burk...
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