Quick Facts | Alec Burks

by Lauren Rosen

Over the past eight seasons, NBA veteran Alec Burks has proven himself as a reliable scorer. Now, the 28-year old is having arguably his best season yet.

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  • Prior to the trade, the 8-year NBA veteran was averaging 16.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, and a 3.1 assists per game with Golden State - all career-high marks.

    • Burks is shooting 37.5% from 3-point territory this season, and is a 36.0% career 3-point shooter.

  • Despite only starting in 18 of his 48 appearances, Burks was the Warriors’ second-highest scorer this season behind D’Angelo Russell.

  • In his 48 appearances with the Warriors, Burks had 40 double-digit performances, and 13 20-plus point performances.

  • On Jan. 20 in Portland, Burks notched a season-high 33 points, along with seven rebounds, eight assists, a steal, and three blocks.

  • Burks broke the 30-point threshold again less than two weeks later, when the Warriors visited the Wizards on Feb. 3. He finished with 30 points, three rebounds, two assists, and two steals. 

  • The Grandview, Missouri native played his college ball at Colorado, where he spent a pair of seasons from 2009-11. 

  • At Colorado, Burks averaged 20.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 2.9 assists as a freshman, and 17.1 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 1.8 assists as a sophomore.

  • On June 21, 2011, Burks was drafted 12th overall by the Utah Jazz. 

  • Burks spent his first seven NBA seasons with the Jazz as a consistent member of the rotation.

    • Burks shared four seasons with fellow 76er Raul Neto in Utah.

  • The 2018-19 season brought lots of movement for Burks, who began the year with Utah, before getting dealt to Cleveland, then Sacramento, prior to the trade deadline.

  • Burks joined the Golden State Warriors as a free agent in July 2019.

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