Burke has many things going for him. His leadership ability is unquestioned, his free throw shooting percentage and assist-to-turnover ratios are pluses and since his injury, he has played in 61 straight games as of Friday, April 4.
But there are many things Burke must work on as the off-season fast approaches. And not only must he work on those things that need immediate attention; there is the 2014 NBA Draft class coming in that has guards who may be more appealing than Burke himself.
Burke averaged about 13 points and five assists per game for a Utah Jazz team that will likely finish the 2013-14 season with one of the five worst records in the NBA.
Such things can weigh on a player’s mind, and when you factor in that Brazilian import Raul Neto is still overseas -- and may make a move stateside over the summer -- this off-season may make or break Burke’s career in Utah.
Here are five reasons Burke may not be the answer for the Jazz.