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Memo To NBA Draft Prospects: You Should Know The Coach's Name You Just Worked Out With

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 Tyrone Corbin 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.