Alec Burks Alec Burks en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:10:46 MST Newspapers Utah Jazz: Joe Ingles takes his shot Joe Ingles has sometimes been too unselfish this season. He's starting to take his shots. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:40:00 MST Brad Rock: Jazz of 2015 look a lot like 2014 Individual progress is clear, but wins still aren't coming faster than they did last season. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:25:00 MST With rookie Dante Exum in starting lineup, Utah Jazz await Brooklyn Nets Saturday night Jazz rookie Dante Exum moved into the starting lineup sooner than most anticipated and is expected to start again Saturday... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:32:53 MST Utah Jazz Analysis: Utah's new rotation and passing lead to a solid road win In a close battle of two teams missing several key players, the Utah Jazz came away with a solid road victory over the... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:30:00 MST 10-day contract players Elijah Millsap and Elliot Williams stand out in Utah Jazz's blowout loss to Cleveland Elijah Millsap and Elliott Williams, who are both on 10-day contracts for the Utah Jazz, both played well Wednesday, scoring... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:15:00 MST With LeBron James and Cleveland on tap, Utah Jazz take time to reflect on how they can improve After a big loss to San Antonio Sunday, Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder opted to give his players a day off and "take a deep... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:15:00 MST Guest commentary: Was trading for Burke the right move for the Jazz? A look at how the players involved in the 2013 Utah Jazz-Minnestoa Timberwolves draft-night trade are doing one and a half... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:40:00 MST Work in progress: At halfway point of season, Utah Jazz seeking more consistency The Utah Jazz are 14-27 at the halfway point of the season, which matches last year's record and is the third-worst mark in... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:50:00 MST Utah Jazz will face challenge against nearly full-strength San Antonio Spurs The defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs have been beset by injuries this year, but are nearly back to full strength as... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:25:33 MST Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood feels 'great' in return from 2nd foot injury 'Bad luck' with his feet has kept the Jazz rookie out of 17 games during his rookie season. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:17:14 MST Alec Burks 'feeling good' as Jazz guard begins rehab after shoulder surgery The 23-year-old Jazz player said his shoulder hasn't been 100 percent for years, but that should change after his surgery. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:25:00 MST Utah Jazz fans don't get a chance to boo longtime villain Kobe Bryant this time Jazz fans who came to Friday night's game against L.A. with hopes of booing longtime Lakers' star Kobe Bryant didn't get... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:25:00 MST Elijah Millsap gets a second 10-day contract — and an earful about his T Elijah Millsap, who signed a second 10-day contract with Utah on Thursday, has played in five games with the Jazz since... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 22:25:00 MST Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood participates in practice but remains out Coach Snyder complimentary of Enes Kanter, but no announcement has been made on who will start Tuesday against Golden State. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:45:00 MST Communication a key for the Utah Jazz's success The Jazz spent part of Monday’s practice talking about talking, which helps every aspect of their game but doesn't... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:50:00 MST Who's the Utah Jazz's starting center: Kanter or Gobert? Coach Snyder not too concerned about it Quin Snyder, the man who makes that decision for Utah’s NBA team, joked that everybody on the team wants to start. Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:40:00 MST Trevor Booker drills amazing shot in Utah Jazz's tough loss to OKC (+video) Jazz forward Trevor Booker and his cousin might be the only ones who'd ever seen something like what happened Friday night. Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:13:22 MST Utah Jazz's newest Millsap making a name for himself Utah fans are getting plenty of chances to see a player on the court with that last name on a Jazz jersey once again. Fri, 09 Jan 2015 23:00:00 MST Defensive dandy leads Utah Jazz to stunning win over Chicago Bulls Utah begins a tough three-game road trip by holding Chicago to a season-low in scoring for an impressive victory. Wed, 07 Jan 2015 22:00:00 MST Randy Hollis: Here's what could, and should, happen in sports this year Now that the new year is upon us, it's time to peer into our crystal basketball and try to predict what could and, in some... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 18:51:49 MST Depleted Jazz face tough road trip beginning with red-hot Bulls The Utah Jazz could be missing several starters when they play the Chicago Bulls, winners of 10 of their last 11 games,... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:31:37 MST Utah Jazz waive Patrick Christopher, will reportedly sign another player Utah's open roster spot will reportedly be filled by D-League guard Elliot Williams, who's been playing for Santa Cruz. Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:10:00 MST Utah Jazz video: Dante Exum elated for first career NBA start, sharing it with mentor It may not be the circumstance that Dante Exum wished for, but he said before Monday's start against Indiana that he is... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 08:00:00 MST Jazz call up brother of former Jazzman Paul Millsap from the D-league Jazz have reportedly called up Elijah Millsap from Bakersfield of the D-league and waived Toure' Murry. Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:40:00 MST Injury bug continues to plague Utah Jazz It should come as no surprise that Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder chose to talk about opportunity when he was asked about... Sat, 03 Jan 2015 23:55:00 MST Utah Jazz analysis: Red hot Atlanta too much to handle for Utah It was not exactly the way the team hoped to usher in the new year. The Utah Jazz lost their first game of 2015, falling to... Sat, 03 Jan 2015 11:15:00 MST After slow start, Jazz battle back behind bench but drop duel to Hawks It didn't look good when the Utah Jazz fell behind by 19 points in the first quarter of Friday's game against Atlanta. But... Fri, 02 Jan 2015 22:55:00 MST Trey Burke hopes improved shooting will continue Utah guard Trey Burke has struggled with his field-goal shooting again this year, but hopes his improvement the past two... Thu, 01 Jan 2015 18:10:00 MST Jazz take on surprising Atlanta Hawks Friday night The Utah Jazz take on the surprising Atlanta Hawks, who feature three former Jazzmen in their starting lineup, Friday night. Thu, 01 Jan 2015 18:05:00 MST Utah Jazz: Snyder keeping an even keel through season's highs and lows The Utah Jazz have won five of their last seven games, by far their best stretch of the 2014-15 season. But first-year head... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:35:00 MST Coping without Alec Burks: A Jazz offensive study (+videos) With Alec Burks out for the season the Deseret News attempts to determine how much his absence will be felt. Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:10:00 MST Utah Jazz analysis: Utah's late 4th-quarter run leads to 100-94 win over Minnesota Despite having some bad news earlier in the day, the Utah Jazz dug deep in the fourth quarter to capture yet another win,... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:30:00 MST Shoulder surgery will sideline Jazz guard Alec Burks for remainder of season The Utah Jazz announced Tuesday afternoon that Alec Burks, their starting shooting guard and fourth-leading scorer, will... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 21:50:00 MST Former Utah prep star C.J. Wilcox staying patient with little action for Clippers Former Pleasant Grove High star C.J. Wilcox has only played a handful of games for the L.A. Clippers after being a... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 23:50:00 MST Poor foul shooting hurts Jazz in close loss to Clippers The Utah Jazz stayed close to the L.A. Clippers for most of the game before falling 101-97 Monday night thanks to a bunch of... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 23:10:00 MST Coming off ugly win over Sixers, Jazz face an angry Clippers team Monday night Things will get tougher for the Utah Jazz, who play the Clippers in Los Angeles Monday night, after struggling to beat... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:41:29 MST Jazz shoot poorly but find a way to beat the woeful 76ers The Jazz shot a season-low 35.7 percent from the field and 17.4 percent from 3-point range, but were able to hang on against... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21:50:00 MST Utah Jazz Analysis: How the Jazz got a big road win over Memphis What better way to end a six-game road trip than by scoring a spirited victory over a very good contender? The Utah Jazz did... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:01:35 MST Christmas comes early for Utah Jazz in Memphis The Jazz ended their pre-Christmas road trip at the FedEx Forum on Monday with a shocking 97-91 win over the Grizzlies. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:30:00 MST Rapid Fire: Hamson cements her legacy; Utah State basketball and football heading in different directions Last week was a busy one in local sports: Jennifer Hamson and the BYU volleyball team played for a national championship; the... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:05:05 MST Utah Jazz Instant Analysis: the Hornets run away with the win, snapping Utah's two-game streak The string of victories was nice while it lasted. The Utah Jazz’s two-game winning streak was snapped Saturday, as they... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:58:11 MST Presto! Utah Jazz pull a magical 2nd win out of their hat in Orlando Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:55:00 MST Jazz fall flat in New Orleans during 4th-quarter meltdown Anthony Davis, the Pelicans' rising superstar, didn’t dominate the Jazz like he did last month in Utah, when he had a... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:40:00 MST Jazz need more consistency, bench production to win again Jazz center Derrick Favors remains questionable to play as this pre-Christmas road trip heads to New Orleans. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 MST Gauging their market value: Jazz trade value rankings With the calendar hitting Dec 15, NBA players drafted and signed this past summer are now eligible to be traded. With that... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:55:00 MST Jazz lose without Derrick Favors yet again Washington digs out of first-half hole to burst past the Jazz in the second half. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:10:00 MST Utah Jazz: Former Lone Peak player delighted to return to Utah as member of Miami Heat Justin Hamilton, who played his high school ball at Lone Peak before a collegiate career at LSU, finally got a chance to play... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:08:02 MST Utah Jazz lose tough game to Miami Heat; Derrick Favors injured Without Derrick Favors in the lineup for the final three quarters, the Jazz fell behind and rallied to make things... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:25:00 MST Jazz players visit children's hospitals Children in hospitals received a visit from Utah Jazz players, dancers, Bear and other personnel to bring holiday cheer and... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:22:44 MST Utah Jazz: Jazz snap 9-game losing streak by knocking off defending champion Spurs The Utah Jazz took on the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night, and the Jazz came up with a gritty... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:55:00 MST