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The Arrival Of Alec Burks

Look at the offseason rankings. The Utah Jazz are near the bottom of almost all of them. They decided to go for a more conservative approach, re-signing some bench players, bringing over some international players, and banking on development. Many have claimed this wasn't enough for an improving Jazz team to take the leap necessary to make the playoffs and that they made no big...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Alec Burks could be the breakout hit for the Utah Jazz this season

Can the combo guard help lead Utah back to the playoffs? From 1983 to 2003, the Utah Jazz made 20 consecutive playoff appearances. Led by Deron Williams in his prime, the Jazz qualified for four straight postseasons from 2006 to 2010. Historically, it is safe to say the Jazz have been one of the staples of the Western Conference postseason picture, but a series of moves, involving...
Via The Lottery Mafia
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Alec Burks wants to get to the playoffs “for the city of Utah”

It’s the Summer League, so you can excuse everyone involved in the NBA to have their minds elsewhere.  Maybe that’s why we can excuse Alec Burks of the Utah Jazz for this soundbyte when he stepped into the broadcast booth last night… @awfulannouncing oh yeah. pic.twitter.com/h6qa01WfyV — Section 328 (@Section328) July 7, 2015 The best part about this clip is Burks’...
Via Awful Announcing
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Alec Burks is eager to return to the Jazz

Shoulder surgery forced Alec Burks to miss the Jazz' final 51 games this season. For Burks, the blow of the surgery was at least somewhat softened by the fact that he'd just signed a new contract extension with the team. Still, it wasn't easy for him to sit on the sidelines as his team experienced the many highs and lows of the rebuilding process.It's understandable that Burks is...
Via FOX Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah's Alec Burks to miss rest of season

Utah Jazz shooting guard Alec Burks is going to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery on Wednesday. Burks had missed the previous two games with a shoulder ailment and after getting it checked out by the medical staff, they decided to shut him down for the season and opt for surgery. The possibility of injuring it again was too high and not worth the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz G Burks undergoes shoulder surgery, out for season

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Jazz say guard Alec Burks will miss the rest of the season after surgery on his injured left shoulder. Burks was averaging 13.9 points, a career-high 4.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game this season. He has missed the past two games because of the shoulder injury, which has bothered him at times this season. Burks had previously missed two games after...
Via Associated Press
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Burks, Elite?

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...
Via TornBySports
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Burks lifts Jazz to 105-100 win over 76ers

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 two minutes to lift...
Via Associated Press
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Burks leads Jazz to 96-79 win over Lakers

Reserve Alec Burks scored 13 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz sent the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers to a franchise record-tying sixth straight home loss, 96-79 on Tuesday night. Gordon Hayward scored 15 points and reserve Jeremy Evans had 14 for Utah, which enjoyed a 55-40 rebounding edge. Derrick Favors had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Chris Kaman had...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Subbing for Hayward, Burks scores 34 to lift Jazz over Nuggets

Alec Burks scored a career-high 34 points to spark the Utah Jazz to a 118-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Derrick Favors added 19 points and 15 rebounds while Trey Burke had 18 points for the Jazz, who won their fifth game in the past six home starts. Burks was filling in for Gordon Hayward, who sat out his second consecutive game after scoring a career-high...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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