Wizards Acquire Trey Burke

JULY 7TH: The trade is now official, the Jazz announced.

JULY 3RD: The Jazz are close to completing a trade that will send point guard Trey Burke to the Wizards, tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Utah will reportedly receive a second-round pick in return (Twitter link). The pick is for 2021, tweets TNT’s David Aldridge.

Burke has been on the trading block since the Jazz made a deal to acquire George Hill from the Pacers. Burke has spent his entire three-year career with Utah after being acquired from the Timberwolves in a 2013 draft-day deal. He averaged 10.6 points and 2.3 rebounds per game this season in a reserve role, but there were rumblings that Jazz management had soured on Burke after he failed to win the starting job when Dante Exum was lost for the season with an injury.

Burke’s acquisition may mean the Wizards are not planning to re-sign point guards Ramon Sessions and Garrett Temple. Both are 30-year-old free agents.

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7 thoughts on “Wizards Acquire Trey Burke

  1. Ravens_Last_Place

    Wizards are looking solid. Especially in the super weak East.

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    • BeanTownSports

      It’s not that weak anymore

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  2. bsteady powers

    There ya go Chris! Upgrade at the backup PG

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    • Z.....

      downgrade form Sessions, in my opinion, unless Burke figures it out

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    • He must be ecstatic by now. Burke definetly makes that backcourt of Wall/Beal better than Klay and Steph.

      And if anyone can’t tell, I’m joking.

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      • Z.....

        they also signed his guy satoransky lol….

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  3. Z-A

    how did the sixers not make that deal? a late 2nd round pick??

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