Trey Burke

 

2011's Ohio Mr. Basketball, Trey Burke is a point guard for the New York Knicks.  Burke was named to the 2014 all NBA rookie first team and won the NBA Skills Challenge at the All Star Weekend that same year. Burke is a highly decorated collegiate player, winning the national college player of the year in 2013. After a stint in the G League, Burke has worked his way back to the NBA, currently playing for the New York Knicks.

 
 
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Player Profile


Team:  New York Knicks      2018-present

 
  • 9th Pick - 2013 NBA Draft
  • Born November 12, 1992 - Columbus, Ohio
  • 6 ft 1 in
  • 191 lbs
  • Point Guard
  • University of Michigan 

career highlights

  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2014)
  • NBA Skills Challenge champion (2014)
  • USA Basketball Select Team (2014)
  • Naismith College Player of the Year (2013)
  • John Wooden Award (2013)
  • National College Player of the Year (2013)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2013)
  • Bob Cousy Award (2013)
  • Big Ten Player of the Year (2013)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2013)
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Year (2012)
  • Second-team Parade All-American (2011)
  • Ohio Mr. Basketball (2011)

With Burke and Ntilikina, “Knicks May Have 2 Future Impact Point Guards On Their Roster"

- John Schmeelk, CBS New York

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In 26 games for the Westchester Knicks, Burke averaged 26.6 points, 5.3 assists and 1.9 steals, shooting 48.9 percent from he floor and making 41.8 percent from 3-point range. He was named Player of the Month for December.


On his decision to play for the Westchester Knicks, "I had some opportunities presented to me before the season and, bottom line, I didn't want to take a two-way deal. I wanted to come down here and recreate my brand on and off the court, show teams what I really can do if I have the opportunity to run a team."

-Trey Burke

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"He's on a mission. He knows what he wants to do. He came in with a goal. He had a blueprint. Obviously it's paying off."

- keith bogans

Trey Burke back in the NBA, and, for a night, back in Utah

Tony Jones - Salt Lake Tribune