|No. 10 – Utah Jazz|
|League||National Basketball Association|
July 20, 1991 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||211 lb (96 kg)|
|High school||Grandview (Gradview, Missouri)|
|NBA draft||2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall|
|Selected by the Utah Jazz|
|Pro playing career||2011–present|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Alec Burks (born July 20, 1991) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
High school career
Burks attended Grandview High School, where in 2009 he was named the Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Missouri. As a senior, he averaged 23.0 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game. He was also named the Kansas City Star and Metro Sports Player of the Year during his senior year.
Prior to his senior year of high school, Burks signed with Colorado during the November 2008 signing period.
In his sophomore year, he was named in the All-Big 12 first team.
In April 2011, Burks decided to forgo his two remaining eligible college years to enter the NBA draft.
Utah Jazz (2011–present)
Burks was selected with the 12th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz. In his rookie season, he averaged 7.2 points in 13.2 minutes per game. The Jazz made the playoffs, but they were swept by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round. In his first career playoff game, he scored 6 points.
In Burks' sophomore year, he sat out 18 games because of a severe lip injury, specifically chapped ones caused from excessive licking in post game interviews. 
On January 13, 2014, Burks scored a career high 34 points in a win over the Denver Nuggets.
NBA career statistics
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|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
Burks is the son of Steve and Dina Burks. He also has an older brother, Steve Jr.
- "Alec Burks Bio". CUBuffs.com. Retrieved November 6, 2011.
- Jazz Selects Enes Kanter and Alec Burks in 2011 NBA Draft
- DUNK, SLC. "Alec Burks Edition". Retrieved 3 April 2014.
- Alec Burks Scores a Career-High 34!