Alec Burks Alec Burks en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:39:58 MDT Newspapers Alec Burks, one of Jazz bright spots, looks to the future Third-year pro Alec Burks was one of the bright spots for the Utah Jazz this year and feels he can take his game to the next... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:10:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Utah Jazz have come full circle — in a very bad way The Jazz have thrown their hopes for the future on a core of young players who haven't shown yet that they can pull it off Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:40:00 MDT Utah Sports Ruckus: Grading the Jazz's rebuild so far Now that we know the Jazz are moving on without Tyrone Corbin as head coach, it’s time to look back and see where the... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:21:44 MDT Mike Sorensen: To keep or not to keep Utah Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin, that is the question The Utah Jazz are likely to make a decision on the future of head coach Tyrone Corbin the week, and there are arguments on... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:05:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Plan's playing out, but plenty of questions heading into offseason General manager Dennis Lindsey willingly admits the Utah Jazz, days removed from the conclusion of a 25-57 season, have taken... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:20:00 MDT Is Tyrone Corbin gone? Utah Jazz, coach's agent say no decision made yet Jazz brass will meet soon to determine the future of head coach Tyrone Corbin, but both sides rebut a report claiming the... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:22:46 MDT Utah Jazz: Trey Burke scores career high in Jazz's season-ending victory Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points and Gordon Hayward added 23 as Utah (25-57) ended a five-game losing streak with... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:45:00 MDT Ranking the best rookie seasons in Utah Jazz history A look at the top rookie campaigns by Jazz players since the organization moved to Utah. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz report card: Lots of C's and D's to go around in final home game of the season In a back-and-forth contest, the Utah Jazz couldn't hold on, falling apart in the end against the Los Angeles Lakers. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz suffer weird loss (win?) in home finale against the Lakers On a night the blood moon was on the world’s mind, maybe Jazz fans consider it one small step back for the 2013-14... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz, Lakers battle for pride, pingpong balls Long eliminated from the playoffs, the Jazz and Lakers both need a loss to improve their NBA draft lottery odds. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 21:05:00 MDT Utah Jazz Instant Analysis: Denver's big second half leads to big win over Utah Sustaining efforts and results throughout a full 48-minute game can be difficult for any team, especially a young squad like... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:30:37 MDT Utah Jazz: Slumping Jazz stumble late in road loss to Denver Nuggets Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:25:00 MDT Utah Jazz instant analysis: Utah's rotation change impresses, but falls short against Portland As the Utah Jazz season wanes, it gives the team a chance to try some new things. Against the Portland Trail Blazers, the... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 01:20:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard tells Jazz, fans to just keep believing in their team Damian Lillard, the former Weber State standout who's now an All-Star point guard for the playoff-bound Portland Trail... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 01:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Foundation Five gives Jazz a fresh start, but Lillard leads Blazers past Jazz While the starting ensemble of Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter added some intrigue to... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Artist-athlete Jeremy Evans puts work on display With the help of the Jazz, Jeremy Evans turned part of the arena’s concourse into a personal art gallery for Tuesday... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:20:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Hot-shooting Mavericks make short work of Jazz Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz instant analysis: Golden State splashes its way to easy win over Utah Due to their prolific shooting and ability to light up from beyond the arc, guards Stephon Curry and Klay Thompson are dubbed... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:00:51 MDT Jazz basketball: Utah loses big on the road to Golden State The Warriors pulled away in the third quarter, behind the shooting of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, to beat the Jazz,... Sun, 06 Apr 2014 21:15:00 MDT Jazz determined to finish difficult season strong With their spot in the NBA lottery already assured, many folks figure the Jazz would be wise to just lose as many games as... Sat, 05 Apr 2014 21:00:00 MDT Jazz cut Andris Biedrins, claim rookie Erik Murphy off waivers Jazz claim rookie forward Erik Murphy off waivers from the Chicago Bulls and requested waivers on center Andris Biedrins. Sat, 05 Apr 2014 19:30:00 MDT Utah Jazz report card: Guards lead the way as Jazz pick up home win in tight battle Looking to snap a five-game losing streak, the Utah Jazz did just that by relying on strong guard play and a big night from... Sat, 05 Apr 2014 00:41:27 MDT Utah Jazz: Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward lift Jazz to victory over Pelicans The Jazz showed that there's still some fight left in them Friday night, as late free throws from Alec Burks and Gordon... Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:30:00 MDT Randy Hollis: Jazz season has had some 'Good' moments — but much more 'Bad' and 'Ugly' Not to be confused with that Spaghetti Western from the late-1960s starring Clint Eastwood, this year's Utah Jazz campaign... Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:10:00 MDT Instant analysis: New York's playoff drive trumps Jazz's attempt at building momentum The Utah Jazz are trying to build some momentum and establish identity entering the offseason, while the New York Knicks are... Tue, 01 Apr 2014 07:50:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Late first-half 3-pointer gives Knicks second-half momentum in win over Utah The New York Knicks trailed the Utah Jazz throughout the first half, but cut the lead to one at the end of the half and used... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:55:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Third-quarter meltdown leads to a familiar-looking loss to Knicks In an all-too-familiar scenario, the Utah Jazz’s offense floundered through long stretches of scoring and executing... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:50:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Utah guard Alec Burks starts rusty, plays well in return from ankle injury Shooting guard Alec Burks had missed the previous four games, his only absences of the season, after spraining his ankle... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:00:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Jazz get Thunder-clapped in OKC after miserable first quarter Thunder fans had plenty of reasons to smack their hands together in happiness in a pivotal first quarter when OKC took... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 15:40:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Utah players say team remains united despite tough stretch Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:13:15 MDT Utah Jazz: Out of gas? Jazz getting mixed results with tightened lineup Since the Jazz’s sixth man, Alec Burks, injured his ankle last week, the rotation has been tightened up. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:27:39 MDT Utah Jazz report card: Centers play well, but Jazz falter late in loss to Memphis Utah's big men played well against the Grizzlies' tough frontcourt, and three players finished with double-doubles for the... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:40:00 MDT Jazz vs. Pistons report card: Big men, bench earn subpar grades The Detroit Pistons outhustled the Utah Jazz for a 114-94 win at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday night. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:45:00 MDT Mothers of Utah Jazz players share success stories with local single moms The mothers of four Utah Jazz players regaled a room full of single moms and some single dads on Saturday, teaching them that... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 22:14:09 MDT Utah Jazz: Oldest Jazz player is the only one to have played every game While Richard Jefferson keeps plugging along, shooting guard Alec Burks will not play in his second straight game Monday when... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 19:52:21 MDT Utah Jazz: Alec Burks misses first game with injury The Utah Jazz guard sprained his left ankle at the end of Friday’s practice after stepping on a teammate’s foot. Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:25:35 MDT Utah Jazz: Trey Burke 3-pointer lifts Jazz to win over lottery-bound Magic Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:20:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Lottery odds, pride at stake as Jazz, Magic square off The Magic currently possess the third-worst record in the NBA at 19-50, while the Jazz are in their neighborhood with the... Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:18:27 MDT Utah Jazz 'glad to be home,' first playoff team to be honored The Jazz are eager to start winning some games, and there’s hope that some success could be coming their way. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:51:07 MDT Utah Jazz: Silver-lining setback as Jazz lose to Grizzlies after comeback attempt Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:40:00 MDT Utah Jazz Instant Analysis: Trio of Memphis vets too much for the Jazz After three tough games against three tough opponents, the Utah Jazz finished up a disappointing road trip without a win.... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:30:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Who's winning NCAA tourney? Depends on which Jazz player you ask With the NCAA tournament tipping off this week, the majority of Jazz players are holding out hope that their old college... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:25:00 MDT Utah Jazz instant analysis: Loss to Rockets ugly on many levels for the Jazz For the Utah Jazz, Monday’s debacle versus the Houston Rockets was ugly on many levels. First, it was painful due to... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:05:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Big blowout loss to Rockets ends in a Toyota Center tussle Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors goes off, but Spurs shoot lights out in 122-104 win Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:15:00 MDT Utah Jazz receive average grades after suffering disappointing loss to L.A. Clippers The Utah Jazz suffer a disappointing loss to the Los Angeles Clippers despite a strong performance in the first half with a... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 11:04:58 MDT Utah Jazz: Clippers feast on Jazz turnovers to win 10th straight Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:10:00 MDT Utah Jazz Instant Analysis: Nowitzki shoots his way to records, win over the Jazz In 2001, forward Dirk Nowitzki brought the Dallas Mavericks back from an 0-2 hole to defeat the aging Utah Jazz in a first... Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:30:00 MDT Utah Jazz: Dirk Nowitzki's night too much for Jazz to overcome Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:55:00 MDT