Alec Burks

A Closer Look at Alec Burks
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A Closer Look at Alec Burks

December 9th, 2015 | by David J Smith
Coming into the season, the Utah Jazz coaching staff, players and fans were excited to welcome back Alec Burks. Fresh off a mid-season shoulder surgery that took him out after 27 games, many were excited to see how the athletic...
On Alec Burks’ Injury, Recovery, and Return to the Utah Jazz
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On Alec Burks’ Injury, Recovery, and Return to the Utah Jazz

October 6th, 2015 | by Ben Dowsett
No season-ending surgery is ever optimal for an athlete, but the timing for Alec Burks last year was especially rotten. Missing 55 games in your age-23 season is one thing; hitting the sidelines permanently just weeks before a...
The Return Of Alec Burks
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The Return Of Alec Burks

September 28th, 2015 | by Lucas Falk
It is almost time, ladies and gentlemen. Basketball season is upon us, with the Jazz traveling to Hawaii to begin their preseason schedule and end the long wait for hoops. With the season nigh, ESPN’s Marc Stein released...
The Most Interesting Jazz Training Camp Duels
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The Most Interesting Jazz Training Camp Duels

September 24th, 2015 | by Dan Clayton
Stability is the antithesis of suspense, so Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert will have to forgive us if we skip past them in search of some autumn drama. Those three are Utah’s best players and surefire...
Will Alec Burks Be Traded? No.
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Will Alec Burks Be Traded? No.

June 4th, 2015 | by Aaron Hefner
With a budding player in Rodney Hood, another lottery draft pick, plenty of cap space, and rumors of Jazz intending to be very active in trade talks, it begs the question: Is Alec Burks on the trading block this summer? To put it...
The Value of Alec Burks
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The Value of Alec Burks

April 1st, 2015 | by David J Smith
The Utah Jazz have been one of the league’s really fun stories over the second half of the season. The defense has been the league’s best, experiencing an absolutely stellar metamorphosis right before our very eyes....
With Alec Burks Out For Season, Dennis Lindsey Speaks
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With Alec Burks Out For Season, Dennis Lindsey Speaks

December 30th, 2014 | by Andy Larsen
Earlier today, the Utah Jazz announced that Alec Burks would undergo season-ending shoulder surgery. To discuss the injury, Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey spoke with the media for 15 minutes before the Jazz played...
What’s Wrong With Alec Burks?
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What’s Wrong With Alec Burks?

November 17th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
It’s been a mostly positive start for the young Jazz, who sit at a respectable 4-7 after a difficult slate of games to open the year. Quin Snyder’s motion system has breathed some life into the group offensively, Gordon...
JazzRank #3: Alec Burks
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JazzRank #3: Alec Burks

October 29th, 2014 | by Ben Dowsett
The first few years of a young NBA player’s career are all about layering of skills. Whether a can’t miss blue-chipper or an undrafted upstart trying to stick with a roster somewhere, everyone begins with a baseline and...
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...