SALT LAKE CITY — Alec Burks is out indefinitely after breaking his left lower leg against the Clippers on Saturday night. The team announced the fifth-year guard had an MRI Sunday morning that showed a fractured fibula.
According to a report from Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, Burks will be sidelined at least six weeks.
Burks is the third major contributor for the Jazz that has been lost for a significant amount of time this season. Starting center Rudy Gobert remains out with a sprained MCL. There is no timetable for his return. Starting point guard Dante Exum is out for the season with a torn ACL.
The Jazz also announced Sunday that Derrick Favors, who missed the game against the Clippers with back spasms, is questionable for Monday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Burks played in every game this season, averaging a career-high 14.3 points as one of few on the bench that can create offense. He is the third-leading scorer on the team.
Burks broke the bone during a fall late in the second quarter of a 109-104 loss when he was fouled by the Clippers' Paul Pierce. It does not require surgery. Burks was also suffering from concussion-like symptoms after the play.