Team: New York Knicks

Position: Guard

Height/Weight: 6’0”, 190 lbs.

Date of Birth: March 26, 1996

Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio

High School: Northland HS

College: University of Michigan

Drafted: 2013 – 1st Round, 9th overall by Minnesota Timberwolves



  • On March 26, 2018, while playing for the New York Knicks, Burke posted a career-high 42 points along with 12 assists in a loss to the Hornets. Burke also became the first Knick to have a 40+ point and 10+ assist game since Stephon Marbury on March 29, 2005
  • Prior to playing for the Knicks, Burke played for the Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards
  • As a rookie on the Jazz, Burke won theNBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge and went on to finish third in the NBA Rookie of the Year Award  During the 2014 – 2015 season, Burke was named to practice with the USA Basketball National Select Team
  • Burke was selected ninth overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2013 NBA Draft out of the University of Michigan and was immediately traded to the Utah Jazz.
  • As a sophomore and team captain at Michigan, Burke brought the Wolverines to the 2013 NCAA National Championship and led the Big Ten in assists. He also set the programs’ single-season assists record which later earned himBig Ten Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year and almost all the possible National Player of the Year awards
  • As a freshman at Michigan, Burke led the2011–12 team in points, assists, steals and blocked shots earning himself the 2011–12 Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Year award
  • Burk ended his high school career at Northland 97–5, including 57–0 in City League games. Additionally, he was a member of the 2009Ohio High School Athletic Association Division I State Championship team and the 2011 OHSAA Division I State Runner-up as well as an AAU U16 National Championship team in 2009 and a runner-up in the 2008 AAU U15 National tournament



  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2014)
  • National College Player of the Year (2013)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2013)
  • Oscar Robertson Trophy (2013)
  • John R. Wooden Award (2013)
  • NABC Player of the Year Award (2013)
  • Naismith College Player of the Year (2013)
  • Sports Illustrated National Player of the Year (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)



  • Burke enjoys spending time with his wife, De’Monique and their two children
  • Burke uses meditation and prayer to clear his mind before games



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