Alec Burks

Focusing on FTr: Alec Burks and Trey Burke
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Focusing on FTr: Alec Burks and Trey Burke

July 29th, 2014 | by Laura Thompson
  I was looking at some stats for the team, and what stood out to me was the discrepancy between Trey Burke’s free-throw rate (.126) and Alec Burks’ (.449). Burks has a FTr better than 3.5x that of Burke’s. I don’t...
Should Utah Extend Alec Burks?
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Should Utah Extend Alec Burks?

July 4th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Free agency is a complex game of give-and-take. Offer too much or too soon, and you’ve spent your way out of potential assets whose situations become clearer in later days. On the flip side, too much patience puts you at risk...
They Said It: Telling Jazz Quotes
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They Said It: Telling Jazz Quotes

March 21st, 2014 | by Dan Clayton
Going straight to the source for insights on the...
In His Words: Alec Burks On His Improving Defense
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In His Words: Alec Burks On His Improving Defense

March 17th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Third-year Jazz guard Alec Burks has frequently been the topic of my adulation this season in all aspects, but particularly for his rapid improvement on the defensive side of the ball.  He’s made a noticeable leap from a...
Is Alec Burks Best as a 6th Man?
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Is Alec Burks Best as a 6th Man?

March 17th, 2014 | by Dakota Schmidt
The main objective for the Utah Jazz going into the 2013-14 season was centered around trying to find the pieces that will be with the squad as they continue their rebuilding process. While that state-of-mind basically killed off...
How Alec Burks Uses Screens
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How Alec Burks Uses Screens

February 24th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
When breaking down this wonderful game of basketball we all know and love, we typically start with general assessments: is this guy a good rebounder?  How well does he understand the system and work with his teammates?  Is he a...
Alec Burks and Marvin Williams – Jazz Jolt Podcast
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Alec Burks and Marvin Williams – Jazz Jolt Podcast

February 17th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
As we’ve reached the all-star break, Andy Larsen and Ben Dowsett identified two players who have exceeded expectations for the Jazz this season: Alec Burks and Marvin Williams. We break down their improvement in this 20...
The Development of Alec Burks
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The Development of Alec Burks

February 10th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
Now in his 3rd year, where has Alec Burks improved since coming into the...
The Growth of Alec Burks
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The Growth of Alec Burks

January 15th, 2014 | by David J Smith
During his first few seasons, Alec Burks experienced the requisite ups and downs common to young players in the NBA. His rookie season showed great flashes of promise–slashing, athletic play that excited the Utah Jazz fan...
The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Nuggets 1/13/2014
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The Triple Team: Three Thoughts on Jazz vs. Nuggets 1/13/2014

January 13th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
1. Alec Burks can score and amaze. Alec Burks was Utah’s best player tonight, scoring a career high 34 points in the 5th start of his career. First of all, he got the shots around the basket that he likes: 13 of his 19...