We’ve posted some memorable halfcourt shots here on That NBA Lottery Pick but this might be the first that didn’t have a shot to go in.
Nearing the first quarter of last night’s Jazz-Spurs game, Alec Burks tried to fire a half-court shot but didn’t exactly hold onto it:
Burks image courtesy of Getty Images
While the 2013 NBA Draft class hasn’t been remarkable by any means in terms of production this season as a whole. Largely, the rookies have been a disappointment and have struggled to find consistent success.
However, one of the most exciting rookies in the league is the “Greek Freak,” Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks. The lengthy, monster-handed youngster...
Of all the Jazz players, Alec Burks is the most likely one to have a highlight play. We have all grown to love the amazing layups that seemingly only he can pull off. In the month of February, Burks has elevated his game and lead the team in scoring with 15.64 points per game. So what is he doing that has caused him to have so much success?
It’s simple, he is doing what he...
With the spectacular way he's played the past couple of days, it appears that Alec Burks could very well be headed for the annual NBA All-Star game himself someday.
For the second straight night, the third-year shooting guard put on a superb fourth-quarter show to propel the Utah Jazz to victory.
Indeed, when the Philadelphia 76ers rallied from a 14-point deficit in the final...
There are times when Alec Burks is driving to the hoop and he has no idea what he's going to do.
''I surprise myself on some of these shots I make,'' Utah's reserve guard said.
The Jazz breathed a collective sigh of relief when Burks put together a string of circus shots after the rest of the team had gone cold.
Burks scored 10 of his 26 points in the final...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014
Alec Burks could have felt the weight of starting in place of the team’s wounded leading scorer. He could have been concerned about being shorthanded against a surging Denver Nuggets team.
But that would have been very un-Alec Burks.
"I just be myself," he said.
Monday night, that was more than good enough.
Burks, starting in place of the injured Gordon...
Tweet With rookie Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke sidelined due to a finger injury to start the 2013-14 NBA season, guard Alec Burks is certainly going to see a large chunk of minutes at the beginning of the year. If he keeps producing plays like this one from their season-opener against the Thunder, I doubt the fans or the Jazz will mind...
HOW'D THAT GO IN?
Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks scored a basket on an amazing circus shot during the third quarter of Tuesday night's game against the Golden State Warriors. Burks pulled off some incredible acrobatics as he threw the ball over his shoulder off the glass with two defenders trying to block the shot. Burks came off the bench and scored 13 points in the 115-101 Jazz victory. Video...
Alec Burks scored 31 points on 14 shots from the floor to lead the Jazz.
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...