The 2011 NBA Draft is just around the corner on June 23, and while players workout with different teams while being in a different city multiple times a week, it would behoove a prospect to know the coaches name when the media asks them about the coach they just went through a work out with.
Well, that exact thing happened to former Colorado Buffalo Alec Burks when he worked out for the Utah Jazz. During Burks post-workout interview with the media he was asked about Utah Jazz head coach and Burks responded with a "who" and then Jody Genessy of the Deseret News helped him out by saying "the head coach."
That had to be a bit awkward for Burks, and he then went on and provided the typical nice words about how coach Corbin was a great guy. Yes, he should have known the head coaches name, but in the long run it will not deter a team from passing on Burks because of this.
As for his actual workout Burks felt he did a good job and wanted to show the Jazz that he can hit the NBA three-point shot. Burks also has been invited to the NBA Darft and with that invitation he believes he will be a top-14 pick.