With Burks out the rest of the year & Hood out until after the all-star break, Jazz need help on the wing, and Millsap's provided energy.
This will be Dante Exum 2nd start of the season. Without Favors, Burks and Hood Snyder felt necessary to re-evaluate roles
Alec Burks said he hasn't had a fully healthy shoulder since he was in his teens. He first hurt it in college at Colorado.
Alec Burks: "I had a really bad shoulder and they fixed it. This will repair everything. I’m going to have a 100 percent shoulder. Finally."
Chatted with Alec Burks for a minute. Tough for him to miss games, but excited to have a fully healthy shoulder for first time in years.
Alec Burks is here, getting in some light one-armed rebounding practice. http://t.co/PzN4jltWn6
Coach Snyder walked into the pressroom while I was working on that Alec Burks trailer. I came really close to showing him his video.
Jazz have a visitor at shootaround: Alec Burks. Alec Burks. He had season-ending surgery on his shoulder on Dec. 31. http://t.co/om5cjPWyR3
Since Alec Burks got hurt Trey Burke has been very good. Take out a crazy historically bad night and he is off the charts
ICYMI: Trey Burke will start at Chicago after missing Monday. Enes Kanter (ankle), Rodney Hood (foot) and Alec Burks (shoulder) are out.
The Jazz head out on a three-game road trip tomorrow. Trey Burke & Enes Kanter will travel. Alec Burks, Rodney Hood & Pat Christopher won't.
Jazz will be without Enes Kanter (ankle), Rodney Hood (foot), Patrick Christopher (patella) and Alec Burks (shoulder) Monday vs. Indiana.
ICYMI, Jazz recalled Toure' Murry from D-League. Utah will only have 10 players available tonight. Burks, Kanter, Hood, Christopher are out.
Jazz all banged up: In addtion to Burks' season-ending injury, Kanter & Patrick Christopher were hurt last night & are out, as is R. Hood
Jazz will be without Alec Burks, Rodney Hood, Patrick Christopher, Enes Kanter v. Minnesota on Saturday v Wolves who have lost 10 in a row
The defensive coverage on Gordon Hayward without Alec Burks and Rodney Hood is going to tilt to his side heavily. Someone has to help
Jazz starters: Trey Burke, Patrick Christopher, Gordon Hayward, Enes Kanter, Derrick Favors. No Alec Burks (surgery) or Rodney Hood (heel).
Dante Exum playing with Trey and Ian Clark could supplement the minutes as well without Hood and Burks
Jazz already missing Alec Burks. Now Rodney Hood has a sore left heel and is questionable to play tonight.
Alec Burks had shoulder surgery yesterday and Quin Snyder says, “He’s doing well and on the road to a speedy recovery.”
Quin Snyder on Alec burks: we're losing a big piece of what we do. It's not easy but best thing for him to get healthy
Hearing there are renewed fears in Utah that Alec Burks' latest shoulder issues will shelve him long-term ... and possibly for the season
Alec Burks (left shoulder) has been ruled out for a third straight game, Jazz PR says.
Alec burks will travel with the jazz to Los Angeles but is OUT for tomorrow night against the clippers
Jazz SG Alec Burks did not participate in shootaround because of ongoing issues with his left shoulder. He is doubtful tonight vs. Philly.
Burks: I'm thankful that the diagnosis came out positive. It makes you appreciate things
Burks participated in practice this morning. He told the tribune that he intends to try and play this week.
Breaking: jazz guard Alec Burks cleared to return to practice, is listed as questionable for tomorrow at sacramento
Even if Alec Burks opts to get shoulder surgery next offseason, a source says he won't be back within two weeks.
Alec Burks has struggled with a shoulder issue even before being drafted by the Jazz. He skipped pre-draft workouts in 2011 because of it.
Multiple sources have told me that Jazz guard Alec Burks definitely needs surgery on his left shoulder — either now or next offseason.
Obviously vastly different reports out there right now regarding Burks' status going forward. All that's official: he's out indefinitely.
After meeting w/ specialists, Utah's Alec Burks won't need shoulder surgery, source tells Yahoo. Undergoing rehab; could return in 2 weeks.