After meeting w/ specialists, Utah's Alec Burks won't need shoulder surgery, source tells Yahoo. Undergoing rehab; could return in 2 weeks.
Jazz shooting guard Alec Burks will have more testing on his inflamed left shoulder. He's out tonight and Friday.
Jazz are offering up Derrick Favors, Alec Burks and No. 5 pick to Cavs for the No. 1 selection and Jarrett Jack, according to @1280Spence.
Alec Burks says he's not ready to play tonight. "I'm not in shape. I want to play some one on one, two on two first."
Salt Lake Tribune "Enes Kanter smiled and pointed at the man one locker over. "Welcome back," he said. After missing three straight games — and seven of the Jazz’s previous 13 — with a lingering hip injury, Derrick Favors was back in the starting lineup Monday and showing with his play why the Jazz are winless..." February 25
Derrick Favors (sore right hip) will partially practice today. Jefferson and Burke (gastric distress) won't practice.
Hoops Rumors "As they continue to work on a potential extension for fourth-year forward Gordon Hayward, the Jazz are set to pick up their 2014/15 options on third-year players Enes Kanter and Alec Burks, GM Dennis Lindsey confirmed today. The decision doesn’t come as any surprise, since Kanter and Burks as..." October 28
CBSSports.com "It's training camp time and that means it's time for all the stories about what great shape guys are in. Usually this is in the form of "(Player X) lost/gained 15 lbs. of fat/15 lbs. of muscle." But Utah Jazz blog Salt City Hoops had an interesting look at how some Utah players improved their..." September 28
Purple & Blues "This off-season the Utah Jazz made headlines multiple times. The first of those was when they traded the 14th and 21st pick with the Minnesota Timberwolves to move up to the 9th spot to draft Trey Burke. That was and has been the talk now for 2 months. Then shortly after that the Jazz let both..." August 25
Alec Burks is done for the game with a left ankle injury.
The Deseret News "After some sluggish starts recently, including Saturday night’s loss to the Clippers when they fell behind by 11 midway through the first quarter, the Jazz decided enough was enough. A change in the starting lineup was in order, Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin determined. So Earl Watson was given..." February 26