ALEC BURKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Utah Jazz: Burks vs Hood

Editor’s Note: The following was written and submitted by Gerald Playle. Follow and interact with him on Twitter: @TheJerrbear1. As much as they are good guys, as much as they have skills and abilities that are valued on the court, and as much as Jazz fans want to see both working together and both to succeed, Alec Burks and Rodney Hood have a fight up ahead; and that fight is...
Via TornBySports
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Alec Burks halfcourt shot goes backwards against Spurs

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
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 17, 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
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