Alec Burks / Fractured Left Fibula
After further evaluation, Burks (6-6, 211, Colorado) has elected to undergo surgery on his fractured left fibula. Burks opted for the procedure in an effort to expedite and assure the healing process. The surgery will be performed Tuesday, December 29 in Salt Lake City by ankle and foot specialist Dr. Charles L. Saltzman, the chair of the department of orthopaedics at University of Utah Health Care.
Burks will remain in Salt Lake City to begin his rehabilitation, and will then accompany the team on road trips once he is cleared to travel. Further updates will be provided when appropriate.
Dante Exum / Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
Dante Exum suffered the injury on Aug. 4 while competing for the Australian National Team in a game against the Slovenian National Team in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
A timeline for his return to activity will be established at a later date, and further updates will be provided when appropriate.
A sports injury-whether it's a sprained ankle or torn ACL-can derail you from the activities you enjoy and need for a healthy life. Learn more about rehabilitation, training and treatment from the specialists at University of Utah Health Care Sports Medicine.