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Alec Burks' return will apparenlty have to wait.
The shooting guard, who has been out since Dec. 26 with a fractured ankle, is listed on the team's latest injury report as being out for tonight's game against the San Antonio Spurs. http://www.sltrib.com/sports/3733205-155/utah-jazz-alec-burks-to-make" target="_blank">According to sources, there was a chance Burks could make his return for this game, but it appears he'll wait until later in the week. The Jazz host the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday and play at Denver on Sunday.
Meanwhile, there was a https://twitter.com/Sportando/status/717384414020419584" target="_blank">one-sentence report elsewhere this week that Burks would not play the rest of the season. The rumor was picked up by some major national and international outlets. But Jazz coach Quin Snyder said that report is incorrect.
http://chirb.it/OPcApe" target="_blank">Asked about it at shootaround this morning, Snyder said, "That's just erroneous."