Originally written on Salt Lake Tribune  |  Last updated 12/14/11
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... Copyright 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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