Basketball - Burke to go under knife

Point guard Trey Burke, the Utah Jazz's first-round draft pick, will need surgery on his broken finger and will be sidelined eight to 12 weeks.

Basketball - Burke to go under knife

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Trey Burke from the University of Michigan is embraced by a friend after being selected by the Minnesota Timberwovles as the ninth overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft (Reuters)

The Deseret News reported that pins must be inserted during the surgery to ensure full recovery, which is why it will take so long to return.

Burke was the Jazz's starting point guard in their first three preseason games, averaging 6.3 points and 4.6 assists.

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Sacramento Kings forward Carl Landry is scheduled to have hip surgery on Tuesday and will be sidelined 3-4 months, the team announced.

An MRI revealed that Landry had a tear in his left hip flexor muscle, which he suffered during a recent practice.

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Dallas Mavericks forward Devin Ebanks has been suspended for two games without pay after pleading no contest to driving under the influence of alcohol.

Ebanks was arrested in Los Angeles in November 2012 when he was a member of the Lakers. He signed with the Mavericks in September as a non-guaranteed training camp invitee.

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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jarrett Jack, who was acquired as a free agent in the offseason, has chondromalacia in his left knee and will be out about 10 days, the team announced.

Chondromalaciais an inflammation of the cartilage under the patella.

Also, an MRI revealed Cavaliers guard Carrick Felix has a mild sports hernia. No timetable has been established for his return.

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