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Utah Jazz's Alec Burks says NBA game began to slow down vs. Nuggets

Published December 28, 2011 11:58 pm

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Denver — Excerpts from a postgame interview Wednesday with Jazz guard Alec BurksOn his 15 points in 9 minutes, 51 seconds: It was great to see the floor but I made mistakes. I'm just trying to learn from my mistakes and get better. Speed of NBA game compared to college: It's a lot faster. I think people underrate the speed when they talk about it, you know? There's a lot of great athletes out here, so the speed is so quick. It's a big difference.Feel the game slow down for the first time: I feel like it's about to slow down for me. I think today helped it out for me. … I got over [the hump] today. It kind of slowed down for me.Brian T. SmithTwitter: @tribjazz