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Utah Jazz: Trey Burke named to NBA’s all-rookie team
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Trey Burke drives and looks to pass as he is defended by Andre Iguodala during second half play. The Golden State Warriors beat the Utah Jazz 95-90, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
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Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke (3) defended by Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) as the Utah Jazz host the Philadelphia 76ers, NBA basketball at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday February 12, 2014.
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Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke (3) gets past Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams (8), in NBA action, Utah Jazz vs. The Brooklyn Nets, at the EnergySolutions Arena, Wednesday, February 19, 2014.
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Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke (3) gets past Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams (8), in NBA action, Utah Jazz vs. The Brooklyn Nets, at the EnergySolutions Arena, Wednesday, February 19, 2014.
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Jazz guard Trey Burke steals the ball from Timberwolves forward Chase Budinger in the first half of a game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Salt Lake City.
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Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke (3) drives around Boston Celtics power forward Brandon Bass (30), in NBA action, at the EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 24, 2014.
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Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke (3) drove under the hoop past Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41), in NBA action, at the EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 24, 2014.
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Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke (3) drove under the hoop past Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41), in NBA action, at the EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, February 24, 2014.
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Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke (3) passes around Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee (22) as the Utah Jazz host the Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, February 26, 2014.
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Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) fires off a 3-point shot. Utah Jazz lead the Los Angeles Clippers 51-43 at the half during their game, Friday, March, 14, 2014 at Energy Solutions Arena.
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Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) drives around Memphis Grizzlies guard Courtney Lee (5) as the Utah Jazz face the Memphis Grizzlies, NBA basketball at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
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Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) drives past Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes (12) as the Utah Jazz face the Memphis Grizzlies, NBA basketball at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
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Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) tries to round New Orleans Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma (34). The Utah Jazz defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 100-96 during their game Friday, April 4, 2014 at Energy Solutions Arena.
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Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) drives past Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) during first half action in the Jazz versus Mavericks NBA basketball game at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
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Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) gets high-five's from fans as he leaves the floor after the last home game of the season, The Utah Jazz vs. The Los Angeles Lakers, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, April 14, 2014
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Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) brings the ball down court,  in NBA action, The Utah Jazz vs. The Los Angeles Lakers, at EnergySolutions Arena, Monday, April 14, 2014

Jazz point guard Trey Burke added to his résumé Thursday, becoming the sixth player in franchise history to be named to the NBA’s All-Rookie First Team.

Burke started 68 games during his first season in Utah, averaging 12.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and a team-best 5.7 assists for the year.

The former Michigan star is the first Jazz rookie to earn first-team honors since point guard Deron Williams did it in 2006. Darrell Griffith (1980-81), Thurl Bailey (1983-84), Karl Malone (1985-86) and Andre Kirilenko (2001-02) were also first-team selections.

Philadelphia’s Michael Carter-Williams, Orlando’s Victor Oladipo, Brooklyn’s Mason Plumlee and New York’s Tim Hardaway Jr. were also voted onto this year’s All-Rookie First Team. Boston’s Kelly Olynyk, Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo, Minnesota’s Gorgui Dieng, Charlotte’s Cody Zeller and Oklahoma City’s Steven Adams were voted onto the second team.

Burke received the third-highest point total among the league’s rookies, with 108 first-place votes and 14 second-place votes.

Burke was three times named the Western Conference’s Rookie of the Month, the first Jazz rookie to ever win the award multiple times. The team’s young floor leader had 12 games of 20 points or more and seven games with at least 10 assists.

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