Age: 2019 Height: 6-6 Weight: 214 lbs School: Colorado
Alec Burks and Rodney Hood, though not perfect basketball players by a long shot, were fan favorites while they played in Utah. I'll still never forgive Paul Pierce for what he did to Alec, and I still wonder what his career here might have been like had he not been injured for eighteen months. As
With the clock ticking on the Kings' season, they need their new reinforcements to find their way quickly if they are going to stay in the playoff chase. Win or lose, Joerger had no choice but to throw both Barnes and Burks into the fire and let them find their way. Through the first half, the Kings looked like they were running in mud.
Barnes, Burks and Brewer have already cleared physicals and are on the active roster for Friday's clash with the Miami Heat. Swanigan is still in the process of having his paperwork finished, although it's unknown what role he might have with the team moving forward. For Barnes, this is the first time he's been traded mid-season.
When the visiting Miami Heat take on the Sacramento Kings on Friday night, the trade deadline will have expired, and the players who remain will at least know their fate for the rest of the season. Prior to the deadline, the Kings made two moves, acquiring Harrison Barnes and Alec Burks while trading
He's scored at least 41.2 Yahoo points in six of his last seven games and should once again have a high floor considering the Wizards play at the eighth-fastest pace (102.3 possessions per game) in the league. Collin Sexton, CLE at WAS ($15): The Cavaliers stripped down their roster even further by trading away Rodney Hood and Alec Burks. Now their guard rotation will be made up of Sexton, Jordan Clarkson, Matthew Dellavedova, David Nwaba and Brandon Knight.