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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 injury 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 risk...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Burks Out For The Season After Shoulder Surgery

ESPN reports Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks is out for the season due to shoulder surgery. Burks will have left shoulder surgery on Wednesday morning and miss the remainder of the basketball season. The 23 year old was averaging 13.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. The Jazz sees Burks as a big part of their future as they recently gave him a four-year contract extension...
Via Basketball Bicker
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 AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Dollars, $45 Million For Jazz Guard Alec Burks On A Four-Year Contract Extension

Cha, Ching! Didn’t see this type of cash flow transferring in the hands of shooting guard Alec Burks. Nearly recording above 7.0 points per game during his rookie and sophomore seasons, to 14.0 points and 3.3 rebounds per game last season. Burks is off to a powerful start with 16.5 points on 50 percent shooting from the field, 57 percent from three point land in the last two outings...
Via Basketball Bicker
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

AP Source: Jazz, Burks agree on 4 yr, $42M deal

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Utah Jazz have agreed with guard Alec Burks on a four-year, $42 million extension that could be worth $45 million after incentives. The deal was reached on Friday and was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. The person requested anonymity because an official announcement had not been made. Burks was the 12th overall...
Via AP on Fox
October 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 AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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