Alec Burks

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...
First Trimester Awards, Utah Jazz Style
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First Trimester Awards, Utah Jazz Style

December 19th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Each season, ESPN.com’s Marc Stein comes out with his trimester awards–recognizing the NBA’s high achievers–always a fun read. Make sure to give it a perusal when it comes out. Because this is Salt City...
The Emergence of Alec Burks
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The Emergence of Alec Burks

December 10th, 2013 | by Laura Thompson
This season has been quite a bumpy ride for Alec Burks. With Trey Burke injuring his finger in the third game of the preseason, Burks was thrust into playing the point guard position—something he was asked to do last year for...
Alec Burks’ Promising Start
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Alec Burks’ Promising Start

November 8th, 2013 | by Ben Dowsett
Well, things haven’t exactly gotten off to the best of starts in Jazzland.  Despite several periods of entertaining and competitive basketball, the Jazz have found themselves overmatched late in games (or sometimes just the...
JazzRank #5: Alec Burks
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JazzRank #5: Alec Burks

October 24th, 2013 | by Tracy Weissenberg
Editor’s note: This is the ninth in the annual series from Salt City Hoops ranking the current players on the Utah Jazz roster. Throughout the preseason, we’ll count up through the current Jazz roster, from worst to first,...
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Utah Jazz Positional Battles: The Starters

October 2nd, 2013 | by David J Smith
The season is, at long-last, finally here. Media day is in the books, two-a-days are going, and Saturday’s annual scrimmage will give the public the first look at the new era of Utah Jazz basketball. In less than a week,...
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The 2013-14 Jazz Season Can Be Enjoyable, if….

August 27th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
I’d like to begin this post with a hard truth about Jazz fans. We’re not great with objective analysis and reasonable expectations for our team. I don’t want to begin my post with such negativity, but it has to be said. ...
Top 5 Utah Jazz Fantasy Options in 2013
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Top 5 Utah Jazz Fantasy Options in 2013

August 20th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
  In terms of popularity, fantasy basketball is the Billy Baldwin of fantasy sports.  Maybe even Stephen. No, fantasy hoops can’t compete with the booming billion-dollar industry that is fantasy football, nor does it have...
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2013-14 Utah Jazz: Figuring out a Rotation

August 6th, 2013 | by Denim Millward
In a season that most anticipate to be a rebuilding effort for the Jazz, the prime objective seems to be giving the young core as much playing time as reasonably possible.  Despite this clear path, Utah’s rotation is, as my...