Shoulder surgery forced Alec Burks to miss the Jazz' final 51 games this season. For Burks, the blow of the surgery was at least somewhat softened by the fact that he'd just signed a new contract extension with the team. Still, it wasn't easy for him to sit on the sidelines as his team experienced the many highs and lows of the rebuilding process.It's understandable that Burks is...
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...
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...
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December 30, 2014
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:
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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...
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...
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February 13, 2014