Burke knows formula for success

Originally Published: January 31, 2014
By David Thorpe | ESPN Insider

Trey BurkeAP Photo/Gene Sweeney Jr.Trey Burke may not put up big numbers, but he gets the job done for the Jazz.

Trey Burke is not fast compared to speedy point guards like John Wall, Mike Conley, Russell Westbrook and Ty Lawson. He's not as quick as those guys, either. He's not the shooter Steph Curry is, nor is he the defensive terror that Michael Carter-Williams is thanks in large part to Burke's relative lack of athleticism and size. He's also not a special passer at this stage, as he rarely makes the "ooh" pass that so many NBA guards make to excite a building.


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