Alec Burks

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...
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...