Reports: Jazz’s Burke To Make NBA Debut

VIDEO: Trey Burke suffers a broken right index finger in a preseason game

From staff reports

At 1-11, the Utah Jazz have the worst record in the league and have given Jamaal Tinsley, John Lucas III and, most recently, Alec Burks, the nod as their starting point guard. The Jazz have mostly had this revolving door at point guard because their star rookie, point guard Trey Burke, has been going through rehab after suffering a broken right index finger during a preseason loss to the L.A. Clippers in October.

The Jazz have reason to be a little more excited about their point guard play, now, though as Burke has been cleared to play and is expected to make his regular-season debut tonight against the New Orleans Pelicans (8 ET, League Pass). Jazz play-by-play man David Locke first reported the news via Twitter:

According to the Twitter feed of the Deseret NewsJody Gennesy, Burke will not start tonight:


  1. dustydreamnz says:

    If Burke had been their from the start the Jazz may not have been bottom of the table. Injuries are crucial in this league.