Alec Burks Alec Burks en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:08:27 MST Newspapers Morning links: BYU, Utah and Utah State all receive votes in preseason coaches poll BYU, Utah and Utah State all receive votes in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll. Harry Kane gets "Rimando'ed." And Chuckie... Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:23:04 MDT Morning links: Utah is on the rise in the Pac-12; BYU Hail Mary noted; Burks headed to Philippines The Utes are No. 33 in the Orlando Sentinel's ranking of all 128 teams in the FBS. Jim McMahon's Hail Mary advances to the... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:53:50 MDT Kincade: Poor shooting, signings have put pressure on Jazz's Trey Burke to preform next season So far in his career with the Utah Jazz, Trey Burke has struggled to shoot the ball well. Will this be the year he pulls it... Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:10:00 MDT Morning Links: BYU, Utah combine for 5 of the Top 25 non-conference games; Jazz have No. 3 top young core The Utes and Cougars combine for five of the Top 25 best non-conference games; Gary Pinkel says independents, including Notre... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:30:00 MDT Same (young) Jazz! New exciting results? With a young, talented core group already in place, Jazz management went into the 2015 offseason determined to mostly bring... Sun, 19 Jul 2015 20:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz players — rookies and veterans alike — continue to work on chemistry in the offseason Almost all of the Jazz players have gathered together in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Santa Barbara this offseason to train... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:27:15 MDT Winners and losers from NBA free agency Some can be found in different places, but a lot of big names' addresses will remain the same next season following the NBA's... Sat, 11 Jul 2015 20:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Raul Neto can't get by security and more fun from Day Two of Utah Jazz Summer League Jazz fans have a new favorite, and Raul Neto can't get by security and more fun from Day Two of the Utah Jazz Summer League. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 09:05:00 MDT Newly signed Jazz rookie Trey Lyles 'happy to be here' The No. 12 pick signed his rookie contract on Tuesday after a contract delay kept him out of action the past week. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:59:16 MDT Jazz notes: Jack Cooley's eager for Philly, T-Wolves; Alec Burks takes over Jazz Twitter Jazz big man Jack Cooley has his sights set on playing Jahlil Okafor and Karl-Anthony Towns in the next week. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 22:31:39 MDT Jazz in talks with German center Pleiss, reach out to Ingles as things quiet for Utah on opening day of free agency The Jazz continue to have faith in their young core and aren't feeling the pressure to make big moves in free agency. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:05:00 MDT Jazz not expected to be a major player (or sign one) during free agency Utah has nearly a full roster already, but the Jazz are always hopeful an intriguing athlete will show interest. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:10:00 MDT Quiet free agency period ahead for the Utah Jazz? The team almost has a full roster it likes even before the free agency frenzy begins on July 1. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:41:00 MDT Randy Hollis: Jazz fans shouldn't get too excited, or disappointed, about Draft Day The NBA draft and National Letter of Intent Day are a lot like Christmas Day. We anxiously wait for months for them to come... Sat, 27 Jun 2015 17:45:46 MDT Brad Rock: Draft pick is fine, but Jazz now need some grownups Team has both the money and cap space to get a proven star. Waiting for players to mature adds frustration to fans. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:55:00 MDT Morning links: ESPN's Chad Ford plays GM; draft-and-stash updates; what the Jazz would have to give up to get Cousins ESPN's Chad Ford reveals who he thinks each team should pick, and CBS explains how the Jazz could go about landing DeMarcus... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:04:06 MDT Utah Jazz beat odds at No. 12 with Alec Burks, but can they do it again? The 12th pick in the NBA Draft does not have an illustrious history of producing top-notch talent and especially not All-Stars. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:40:00 MDT Morning links: Utah named a winner, BYU a loser in college football realignment; mock draft roundup Five years ago, the college football landscape changed dramatically. Now that the dust has settled, a national columnist has... Fri, 12 Jun 2015 09:35:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Aaron Harrison's shooting eye lacks focus during workout Former Kentucky shooting guard Aaron Harrison struggled somewhat with his shot during Friday's workout session with the Utah... Fri, 05 Jun 2015 21:10:00 MDT Ranking the best centers in the NBA today: Where does Rudy Gobert land? A look at the best centers in the NBA today based on how they performed during the 2014-15 season. Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:25:00 MDT Ranking the best power forwards in the NBA today: Where does Derrick Favors land? A look at the best power forwards in the NBA today based on how they performed during the 2014-15 season. Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:10:00 MDT Ranking the best small forwards in the NBA today: Where does Gordon Hayward land? A look at the best small forwards in the NBA today based on how they performed during the 2014-15 season. Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:50:00 MDT Ranking the best shooting guards in the NBA today: Where do Alec Burks and some former Jazz favorites land? A look at the best starting shooting guards in the NBA today based on how each player performed this season. Sun, 31 May 2015 19:00:00 MDT Ranking the best point guards in the NBA today: Where do Exum and Lillard land? A look at the best starting point guards in the NBA today based on how they performed in 2014-15. Sat, 30 May 2015 16:40:00 MDT Morning links: Jazz's Rodney Hood prepping for next season; Combine begins with no invitation for Tyler Haws Fresh off his best month of his young NBA career, Rodney Hood isn't slowing down any, while BYU's Tyler Haws didn't get an... Tue, 12 May 2015 09:00:00 MDT Morning links: BYU's Taysom Hill mentioned as Heisman sleeper; ESPN's Chad Ford gives his 'Grade: A' mock draft Even after missing his team's last eight games in 2014, BYU quarterback Taysom Hill is being pegged as a potential Heisman... Thu, 07 May 2015 10:27:07 MDT Jazz's Joe Ingles proves worth with vocal leadership It was unclear how big of an impact the 27-year-old Australian would make when he signed with Utah before the 2014-2015... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:54:18 MDT Utah Jazz: Alec Burks 'can't wait' to return next season The shooting guard missed Utah's final 51 games after undergoing shoulder surgery, but is on target to suit up in the fall. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:45:00 MDT Rodney Hood looking forward to injury-free season after productive first year Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood missed 32 games because of injuries, but came on strong late in the season and is looking... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:25:00 MDT Utah Jazz: D-League call-ups hoping to stick with Jazz next season Elijah Millsap, Bryce Cotton, Jack Cooley and Chris Johnson each are signed with the Jazz to a non-guaranteed contract for... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:00:00 MDT Optimism abounds for the Utah Jazz's future Future options will be discussed at length by Jazz brass with the draft approaching in June and the free-agency period just... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:07:38 MDT Utah Jazz: A look at each player's contract status and outlook for next season A quick look at the status of each Jazz player. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:18:04 MDT Jazz players go easy on Kanter in talking about turnaround The Jazz played much better in the second half of the season, but Utah players didn't say it had anything to do with Enes... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:55:00 MDT No playoffs again, but rebuilding Utah Jazz exceeded expectations Second-half surge helped young Jazz make big strides as they finish 13 games better than in 2013-14. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:10:00 MDT Guest commentary: Will this be the biggest offseason in Utah Jazz history? The summer of 2015 could quite possibly be the summer Jazz fans look back and think, "what could have been" or "look how far... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:53:42 MDT Brad Rock: Skipping ahead ... what is Jazz's ceiling? Progress undeniable and making playoffs attainable. Beyond that, though, things will be tough. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:45:00 MDT Jazz players galvanized by Kanter's harsh comments Utah Jazz players, irritated by harsh comments about the organization made by former teammate Enes Kanter, have pulled... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:43:21 MDT Utah Jazz: Even with recent losing streak, Snyder keeps things in perspective (+video) Including a loss to Portland on Wednesday, the Jazz have lost three straight games. Utah coach Quin Snyder isn't letting the... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:40:00 MDT Guest commentary: Utah Jazz face an offseason of options Dennis Lindsey, the Utah Jazz general manager, has insisted his team will never skip steps as they rebuild their young team.... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:45:00 MDT Some Utah Jazz dunkers (no, not Hayward) like to take it out on the rims There are times during a basketball game when Utah Jazz power forward Trevor Booker looks like he’s taking out some of... Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:15:00 MDT Jazz rookie Rodney Hood finds his footing, season back on track While out with two foot injuries, the first-year swingman couldn't play or practice, but he didn't want to fall too far... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:57:30 MDT Guest commentary: Where have you been, Enes Kanter? Enes Kanter's solid play with the Thunder has left Jazz fans wondering why this side of him didn't show up sooner. Plus, a... Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:28:14 MDT Jazz notes: Alec Burks making the most of his down time with the team Also, Jazz coach Quin Snyder spent several minutes in his pregame interview discussing 27-year-old rookie Elijah Millsap... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:01:26 MST Healthier Jazz looking for another strong performance against Spurs Injuries have plagued both the Jazz and the Spurs this season, but a healthy Utah squad is looking for its second consecutive... Sun, 22 Feb 2015 18:02:05 MST AP Source: Kendrick Perkins agrees to sign with Cavaliers Perkins was waived earlier Saturday by the Utah Jazz, who acquired him in a deal from the Thunder before the trading deadline. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 17:00:00 MST Lips are sealed: Jazz center Enes Kanter blows a kiss to the media but refuses to talk about his future Everyone wanted to hear what Jazz center Enes Kanter had to say about his recent comments about wanting to get traded, but he... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:40:00 MST Randy Hollis: Despite having same lousy record as last year, this Utah Jazz team is taking steps forward Through its first 53 games, last year's Utah Jazz team was 19-34. And although this year's ballclub seems much better than... Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:00:00 MST Brad Rock: Kanter discontent not a bad thing for the Jazz Talented big man has to fight for his place among surprisingly improved situation in the front court. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:20:00 MST Tough stretch continues for Utah Jazz in New Orleans The Jazz are in the midst of playing six games in nine nights leading up to the All-Star break. Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:46:51 MST Utah Jazz decline to re-sign Chris Johnson after 10-day contract expires Jazz coach Quin Snyder said the team liked what Johnson showed in his week and a half with the organization after being... Sat, 07 Feb 2015 20:54:37 MST