Jazz exercise options on Burks, KanterLos Angeles Lakers center Jordan Hill, right, battles Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks for the ball during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Utah Jazz have exercised their fourth-year contract options on guard Alec Burks and center Enes Kanter.
The team announced the move on Tuesday, a day before they tip off the season against Oklahoma City. The options for Burks and Kanter are both through the 2014-15 season.
A former standout at the University of Colorado, Burks was the 12th overall pick by Utah in 2011. The 22-year-old averaged seven points and 2.3 rebounds a game last season.
Kanter was the No. 3 pick in 2011. The 21-year-old big man from Turkey averaged 7.2 points and 4.3 rebounds in 2012-13.