Alec was one of the top ranked high school kids in the country and committed to play at the University of Colorado. Alec became a dominant scorer winning the conference rookie of the year honors and improving his averages the following season including scoring scoring 20 ppg to earn all First Team honors.
Alec created a lot of buzz around the league and was drafted 12th overall by the Utah Jazz where he was an explosive scorer for the team and made significant strides in his rookie season earning the nickname “Houdini” for his insane ability to dink and score in unpredicatable ways.
Following a great first few seasons with the Jazz, Alec was able to negotiate an extension to remain with the Jazz. Injuries made it tough for Alec to get playing time but when he was healthy, Alec was a key contributor in the wins along with being one of the player’s favorite teammates. Then he moved to Cleveland Cavaliers.
After moving through Sacramento Kings, Alec joined the Golden State Warriors where he become a key player in the Warriors rotation being one of the teams reliable scoring options. The transfer market brought Alec Burks in February 2020 to 76ers, a player who has definitely found his site in the best league in the world.