Alec Burks underwent successful ankle surgery on Tuesday, and he's hopeful to be back on the court after the All-Star break.
Alec Burks (fractured fibula) will undergo surgery on Tuesday to speed up his recovery.
The Jazz have confirmed that Alec Burks suffered a fractured fibula, and there is no timetable for his return.
Alec Burks has reportedly been diagnosed with a fractured left fibula, in addition to the concussion, and he is expected to miss a minimum of six weeks.
According to Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune, Alec Burks' left ankle injury "doesn't look good."
Alec Burks is dealing with concussion-like symptoms and a left ankle sprain and will not be able to return to Saturday's game vs. the Clippers.
Alec Burks took a hard fall in Saturday's game vs. the Clippers and is questionable to return.
Alec Burks was one of four Jazz players in double-figures on Wednesday, hitting 5-of-12 field goals with one 3-pointer to finish with 13 points, three rebounds and one assist.
Alec Burks scored 13 points with two rebounds, two turnovers and one 3-pointer in 20 minutes against the Suns on Monday.
Alec Burks was held to just eight points on 3-of-7 shooting during Friday's win over the Nuggets, and he didn't do much else with just four boards, one steal and a turnover in a mere 17 minutes.
Alec Burks will return to the bench for Friday's game against the Nuggets.
Alec Burks made his second start at point guard on Wednesday against the Pelicans, scoring eight points with five rebounds, two assists and two turnovers on 2-of-10 from the field.
Alec Burks and Jeff Withey are officially starting on Wednesday against the Pelicans.
Alec Burks could get the start against the Pelicans on Wednesday.