The Wolverine

August 2013

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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  michigan in the pros this situation right now. I was really anxious to play and really wanted to get back out there, but for precautionary reasons they held me out." Burke, meanwhile, struggled with his shot in his debut at the Orlando Pro Summer League. He missed two triples in the final six seconds of the Jazz's 73-70 loss to the Indiana Pacers, the team's final game — one could have won the game, the other, at the buzzer, would have tied it. Burke averaged 8.8 points per game in four games, but shot only 24 percent from the field, making one of 19 three-point attempts. "I think my performance was poor," he told the Salt Lake Tribune. Burke reportedly struggled with defenders' length. Utah coaches, however, weren't concerned. "People see the games and that's all they see," Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin said. "We were in three days of training camp, with two a days. … It was a growing process for us. I have a good feel for who he is, and we know where we have to get him better in some situations. He can score the ball." And Burke has no doubt he will, maintaining his confidence. He loves the Jazz' up-tempo offense and believes he'll get his points eventually. "I obviously knew coming into the summer league that I wasn't going to put up the numbers I was putting up in Michigan, but I planned on coming in and just making an impact right away," he said. "My shot wasn't falling, but besides that I felt like I played pretty well." ❑ Authentic Michigan Helmet $299 Plus $10 S&H (Add Sales Tax in NC, MI or IN) Riddell's Michigan "Speed" authentic full-size helmet features a large-size shell, specialorder facemask worn by most of the star players who choose to wear the Speed, internal padding reflective of the "Speed Classic" design, and 4-pt. chinstrap. Official maize & blue colors. "Michigan" bumper. Approx. 10" tall. Not to be worn. Made to order and dropshipped from the manufacturer. (Item #1465) THE WOLVERINE • P.O. BOX 2331 • DURHAM, NC 27702 1-800-421-7751 •

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