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Utah Jazz: Trey Burke has Jazz believing
Making progress » Utah is 7-9 with the rookie point guard in the starting lineup.


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He has others believing too.

Burke had a game-high 20 points, three rebounds, four assists and no turnovers Saturday in Charlotte. His late free throws helped seal a win over Jordan’s Bobcats. In the locker room after the game, the 21-year-old Burke’s eyes grew wide and seemed to shine game as he recounted his brief meeting with Jordan.

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Jazz at Grizzlies

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Records » Jazz 8-22; Grizzles 11-15

About the Jazz » Have won twice in four games on this five-game trip. … Point guard Trey Burke is third among all rookies in scoring. … Utah connected on 10 of 21 3-point attempts in a Saturday win over the Charlotte Bobcats.

About the Grizzlies »  Point guard Mike Conley leads the team in scoring at 18 points a night. … Center Marc Gasol is out indefinitely with an MCL sprain. … Snapped a five-game losing streak with a win over the New York Knicks on Saturday.

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"He said, ‘Keep working. You’re doing really good. Just stay healthy.’ Those words will stick with me absolutely," Burke said.

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