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Alec Burks gets 4-year extension

The Utah Jazz have agreed to a contract extension with guard Alec Burks worth $42 million over four years, sources told ESPN.com.

The deal, signed on deadline day for players from the 2011 draft class to get extensions, includes incentives that could make it worth $45 million. Burks averaged 14.5 points last season and is averaging 16.5 points over the Jazz's first two games this season.

It represents another investment in the Jazz's young core. The combined extensions for Burks,Gordon Haywardand Derrick Favorsare worth more than $140 million.

The team recently tabled contract talks with forward Enes Kanter.

The deal was first reported by Yahoo! Sports.

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