Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke takes court against the Denver Nuggets in the third quarter of Utah's 103-93 victory in an NBA basketball game in Denver on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Wolves week ahead
- January 18, 2014 - 6:43 PM
THE WOLVES’ WEEK AHEAD
Tuesday: 8 p.m. at Utah (FSN)
Friday: 9:30 p.m. at Golden State (FSN)
Saturday: 9 p.m. at Portland (NBA TV)
Player to watch: Trey Burke, Utah
The guy the Wolves could have drafted and kept with the ninth pick in last summer’s draft — they didn’t because they had no need at point guard — was the Western Conference’s Rookie of the Month for December. He’s the first Jazz rookie to win that award since Karl Malone in 1985.
« It almost takes an act of Congress to go out and foul somebody. » Wolves coach Rick Adelman, lamenting his team’s lack of toughness defensively.
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