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10 Alec Burks PG
Height/Weight: 6-6/211 | Birthdate: 7/20/1991 | Birthplace: Grandview, MO | Team: Utah Jazz | College: Colorado | NBA Experience: 3 | Owned/Started%: 88/47 | Average Draft Position: 102.17
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Jazz guard Burks responds to rebounding challenge from coach


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/19/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks has been a rebounding machine over his last two games, which is a new trend for the fourth-year guard. He pulled down 10 rebounds Saturday against the Raptors and grabbed 14 more Tuesday against the Thunder.

"I challenged Alec when we were in Toronto that that was something he can do and really impact the game," Jazz coach Quin Snyder said, per The Deseret News. "Our guards need to be more physical. What Alec was doing on the defensive glass really was crucial for us. He was the guy who had juice. It was good to see Alec make it a priority with those long rebounds."


Jazz G Alec Burks dominates in easy win


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(11/18/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks had 20 points and a season-high 14 rebounds in Tuesday's 98-81 home win over the Thunder. Burks shot 5 of 8 from the field and 8 of 9 from the foul line, adding three assists, two blocks and a steal.

He'll visit the Warriors on Friday.


Jazz G Alec Burks posts double-double Saturday vs. Raptors


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/15/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks scord 10 points on 4 of 11 shooting while grabbing a season-high 10 rebounds in his team's 111-93 loss to the Raptors Saturday.

Burks' previous rebounding high was six but he managed to contribute on the boards Saturday while also tallying three assists in 36 minutes. He came into the game with an 89.7 success rate on free throws but only managed to make one of his four tries Saturday. The Jazz are set to square off with the Thunder Tuesday.


Jazz guard Alec Burks goes for 22 Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/12/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks put up 22 points on the Hawks Wednesday.

Burks hit 9-15 shots from the field, including one from beyond the three point line. He also added three free throws and picked up three assists. 


Jazz G Alec Burks scores team-high 14 points vs. Mavericks


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/7/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks scored a team-high 14 points on 5 of 11 shooting in his team's 105-82 loss to the Mavericks Friday.

The Jazz couldn't keep a hold of the ball in the blowout loss, taking just 68 shots as a team while turning the ball over 21 times. Burks shared the team lead with four turnovers while also recording three assists and two rebounds in 32 minutes. The Jazz will hope to rebound Sunday in Detroit against the Pistons.


Report: Alec Burks signs four-year extension with Jazz


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/31/2014) Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports Friday that the Jazz have reached an agreement with guard Alec Burks on a four-year, $42 million extension. The 23-year-old now joins Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors, who all received four-year extensions.

Last season, Burks averaged a career-high 14.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists over 70 games. He has combined for 33 points through the first two games of the season.  


Jazz guard Alec Burks scores 20 points Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/25/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks dropped 20 points Friday against the Suns.

Burks shot 5 of 10 from the field. He hit two three pointers and added eight free throws. Burks played 33 minutes. 


Jazz guard Alec Burks out Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/17/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks has been ruled out for Friday's game, the team announced.

Burks is dealing with a shoulder injury. He also sat out Thursday due to the issue. Burks was able to do drills earlier in the week, but was not able to go through contact drills yet. 


Jazz G Alec Burks will miss Thursday's preseason game


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/16/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks will not play in Thursday's preseason game in Anaheim because of a shoulder injury, according to the radio announcer of the Jazz. Burks was a gametime decision heading into the game and is not expected to miss any time during the regular season.

Jazz guard Alec Burks not ready for contact yet


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/14/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks is not ready for contact yet, according to the Deseret News.

Burks is dealing with a shoulder injury. He was able to take part in practice Tuesday, but did not go through any contact drills. 


Jazz begin contract talks with Enes Kanter, Alec Burks


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/1/2014) Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said this week he has begun talks with Enes Kanter and Alec Burks about contract extensions, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. Utah has until the end of October to reach an agreement or both players will become restricted free agents in July.

"They’re both valued members and we’re really proud of where they’re at as people and as players," Lindsey said. "We’ll see if we can get something done early … but we anticipate both of them being with the Jazz for a long time."


Alec Burks scores 12 in return vs. Thunder


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/30/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks returned from an ankle injury on Sunday, managing to score in double figures in a 116-96 loss to the Thunder.

Burks shot 5 of 10 from the floor, including 0 of 2 from downtown, and 2 of 6 from the free throw line. He finished the game with 12 points, three rebounds, one assist and one steal while logging 21 minutes of game action. It was his first game since March 19.

Alec Burks not yet ready to return


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/28/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks has mostly recovered from an ankle injury that has cost him three games already, but he still isn't ready to return to action. He told reporters at Friday's shootaround he will not play Friday against the Pelicans, mostly due to conditioning.

"I'm not in shape," he said, via the Salt Lake Tribune.

Burks told reporters he wants to get some simulated game activity in before he takes the floor in an actual contest. His next opportunity to play will come Sunday in Oklahoma City, presumably after he attempts to practice Saturday. 


Alec Burks still sidelined by ankle woes


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/26/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks will miss his second game in a row Wednesday against the Grizzlies, as he continues to deal with an ankle injury. He has been wearing a walking boot since suffering the injury in practice last week, and his status for Friday's game against the Pelicans remains in doubt.

Alec Burks practices, still doubtful for Wednesday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks was on the court for practice Tuesday, but it still at risk of missing the team's next game due to an ongoing ankle issue. According ot the Salt Lake Tribune, Burks is officially still considered doubtful for Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies. 

Alec Burks, Andris Biedrins won't play against Pistons


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks and center Andris Biedrins will miss Monday's contest against the Pistons, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.

Burks suffered a sprained ankle at the end of the team's practice Friday, and was unable to play Saturday. Biedrins is nursing a shoulder injury. He has been a marginal contributor this season, appearing in just six games this season, averaging only 2.8 boards.

Alec Burks likely out Saturday with ankle injury


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/22/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks suffered a sprained ankle at the end of the team's practice Friday, and is likely to miss some gametime as a result. According to the official injury report, Burks is doubtful to play Saturday against the Magic due to the injury. 

Alec Burks scores in double figures in 20th straight


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks extended his double-digit scoring streak to 20 games Wednesday, in a 96-86 loss to the Grizzlies.

Burks played 30 minutes off the bench and scored 16 points efficiently, shooting 6 of 11 from the field with a pair of 3-pointers made.  He added six rebounds, four assists and a steal to his line as well, while playing the entire game without a turnover.

Burks has emerged as one of the league's best sixth men in his third season, and he is averaging 15.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game during his double-digit scoring streak.


Alec Burks lives at the free-throw line in loss


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(2/23/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks had trouble getting his shot to fall Saturday against the Timberwolves, but still managed to put together a strong scoring performance thanks to a parade of trips to the free-throw line.

Burks finished the game with 15 points on 2 of 11 shooting in 33 minutes, as he relentlessly attacked the rim and drew fouls. He went 11 of 14 from the free-throw line, while adding two rebounds, three assists and three turnovers in the 121-104 loss.

Burks is quietly enjoying a very solid season, upping his shooting percentages across the board despite a larger role. He is averaging a career-best 13.6 points and 2.6 assists per game in 55 appearances. 


Alec Burks scores team-high 24 points vs. Lakers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(2/12/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks scored a team-high 24 points on 8 of 11 shooting in 29 minutes off the bench in his team's 96-79 win over the Lakers Tuesday.

Burke went from zero to 12 to 24 points in the span of three games and posted his best scoring total of February in the process. His 72.7 percent success rate from the field matches his best shooting performance of the season (min. five shots). Burks also managed three rebounds and one steal in the win. He has averaged 13.2 points and 3.2 rebounds over 51 games played.


Alec Burks scores 20 points vs. Raptors Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(2/3/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks scored 20 points on 8 of 14 shooting in 29 minutes off the bench in his team's 94-79 loss to the Raptors Monday.

Burks and teammate Marvin Williams were the only Utah players to score more than 10 points in the loss. The guard added three rebounds and one assist to his line while bouncing back from a pedestrian four-point performance in his previous game. Burks has averaged 13.2 points and 3.2 rebounds over 48 games played.


Alec Burks scores team-high 26 points vs. Warriors


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(2/1/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks scored a team-high 26 points on 9 of 14 shooting in his team's 95-90 loss to the Warriors Friday.

Burks had his best offensive game since Jan. 13 while adding five rebounds and three assists in 34 minutes off the bench Friday. He has averaged 13.3 points and 3.2 rebounds over 46 games played.


Alec Burks scores 18 points vs. Timberwolves


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/21/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks scored 18 points on 6 of 14 shooting in his team's 112-97 loss to the Timberwolves Tuesday.

It was Burks' second straight 18-point performance as well as the fifth time in the last six games that he's scored at least 16 points. He kicked in four rebounds and three assists in 29 minutes off the bench Tuesday. Burks has averaged 13.0 points and 3.2 rebounds over 43 games played.


Alec Burks scores career-high 34 points vs. Nuggets


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/13/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks scored a career-high 34 points on 13 of 19 shooting in his team's 118-103 win over the Nuggets Monday.

Burks topped the 31-point effort he posted against the Heat in mid-December thanks to taking a season-high 19 shots and hitting all eight of his free throws. He also added five assists, three rebounds and one steal in 38 minutes of action in the win. Burks has averaged 12.8 points and 3.2 rebounds over 39 games played.


Alec Burks stays in double figures in scoring


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/3/2014) Jazz guard Alec Burks managed to score in double-digits for the third time over his last four games during Thursday's 96-87 win at home over the Bucks.

Burks scored 12 points on 4 of 12 shooting from the field, including 1 of 2 from downtown, and 4 of 4 from the free throw line. He also finished the game with four rebounds and three assists while logging 31 minutes of game action.

Burks has averaged 10.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists over his last five games played.