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Trey Burke picked 9th by Wolves; Traded to Jazz

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked the National Player of the Year Trey Burke with the No. 9 overall selection in the 2013 NBA Draft Thursday evening and quickly shipped the young point guard to the Utah Jazz for the 14th pick, UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad, and the 21st overall pick, Louisville’s Gorgui Deng. 2013 NBA Draft | Picks per Team The move make sense with the Wolves already set at the point guard position with Spanish phenom Ricky Rubio as their starter. Conversely in Utah Burke has an opportunity to step right in and not only contribute but lead a Jazz team that has been in need of a solid point guard since the franchise parted ways with All-Star Deron Williams. Here is a look at Burke’s NBA Scouting Profile via’s Mike Schmitz. var addthis_config = … Read entire article »

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