UTAH JAZZ

Utah Jazz Players Send Alec Burks Best Wishes After Trade

Nov 28, 2018, 10:08 PM | Updated: Nov 29, 2018, 12:13 pm
Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz congratulates Alec Burks #10 and Joe Ingles #2 during their g...
Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz congratulates Alec Burks #10 and Joe Ingles #2 during their game against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on October 17, 2018 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – After the Jazz beat the Brooklyn Nets 101-90, players took to Twitter to wish their recent former teammate Alec Burks well as he moves on to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Before the game, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Jazz traded Burks to the Cleveland Cavaliers along with a 2020 and 2021 second round pick in exchange for sharpshooter Kyle Korver.

Donovan Mitchell only played with Burks for one season but enjoyed being around him.


Rudy Gobert wished Burks luck in the next chapter of his career with the Cavaliers.


Joe Ingles has high praise for Burks and expressed it on Twitter.

Royce O’Neale made it a point to express his appreciation on Twitter to Burks.


Derrick Favors posted a YouTube link to his Twitter page that had this highlight dunk from Burks.

Andy Larsen of the Salt Lake Tribune walked past Alec Burks as he was leaving the Barclays Center in Brooklyn as he was heading to Cleveland.


Eric Woodyard of the Deseret News reports that Burks is happy with the trade and is on his way to Cleveland.

Utah Jazz TV play-by-play broadcaster Craig Bolerjack sent Alec Burks well wishes.

The Cleveland Cavaliers welcomed Burks to the team.

  • Utah Jazz Scoreboard

  • Utah Jazz Team Leaders

  • Utah Jazz Standings

Utah Jazz

Collin-Sexton-Utah-Jazz...
Ben Anderson

Jazz Win Streak Snapped In Utah By Portland Trail Blazers

The Utah Jazz two-game winning streak was snapped with a 116-111 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in Salt Lake City.Β 
22 hours ago
Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...
Brian Preece

Jordan Clarkson Beats Third-Quarter Buzzer With Put Back

Jordan Clarkson continued a furious Utah Jazz third quarter comeback, beating the buzzer with a put-back to bring Utah within two, 92-90.
22 hours ago
Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...
Kyle Ireland

Jordan Clarkson Hits Stepback Jumper During Blazers-Jazz Game

Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson connected on a nice stepback jump shot during the second half of Utah's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
22 hours ago
utah-jazz-forward-jarred-vanderbilt...
Brian Preece

Vanderbilt Sets Career High In First Half As Jazz Trail By Nine

Jarred Vanderbilt was on fire from deep on Saturday night, setting a career-high with three first half three's against Portland.
22 hours ago
Walker-Kessler-Utah-Jazz-NBA...
Kyle Ireland

Jazz Center Walker Kessler Dunks On Blazers After Dish From Kelly Olynyk

Jazz center Walker Kessler threw down a slam dunk after a beautiful assist from Kelly Olynyk during Utah's game against the Trail Blazers.
22 hours ago
Lauri-Markkanen-Jazz...
Brian Preece

Lauri Markkanen Hot Early For Jazz Against Trail Blazers

'The Finnisher' started hot on Saturday night, scoring nine points in the first five minutes as the Utah battles with Portland.
22 hours ago
Utah Jazz Players Send Alec Burks Best Wishes After Trade