A viral photo purporting to show the naked penis of NBA player Trey Burke made him a national Twitter trend today — to the dismay of unsuspecting users who clicked on his name.
Here’s what you need to know about the man behind the NSFW image:
1. Burke’s ‘Manhood’ Sparked Humorous Backlash on Twitter
I won’t be showing the picture of Burke’s junk or linking to it, but if you really want to see it, you can search the Trey Burke trend on Twitter for the NSFW pic. Instead I’ll just show some Twitter reactions:
Wondered why Trey Burke was trending. Searched Trey Burke on Twitter. Immediately regret wondering why Trey Burke was trending
— Jared Goltz (@jar3d_) September 29, 2014
*Accidentally clicks on the Trey Burke trending topic* pic.twitter.com/Z0N2px3KrF
— Kiernan Besse (@KiernanBesse) September 29, 2014
*reads "do not search Trey Burke"*………. *searches Trey Burke*
— #FreeMyNiggaBill (@BoooooUWhore) September 29, 2014
To all my NBA fans. Don't click on that Trey Burke trending topic.
— Zane Alexander (@Z4490) September 29, 2014
Twitter told me not to click on the Trey Burke trending topic. They told me it would be him naked. But I did it anyways. This one's on me
— Michael Dyer (@Mike_Dyer13) September 29, 2014
all these pics leaking ? I thought Trey Burke got hurt or something lol nopeee.
— Taylor Valentin (@TVPxo) September 29, 2014
"Huh, Trey Burke is trending? I wonder why." *clicks trending topic* "Goddammit Twitter, seriously? Why do you do this to me?!"
— Jason Williams (@AstroRocket) September 29, 2014
When females nudes leak, everyone stalks them. When trey Burke nudes leak, everyone on here warning men not to search
— Tinted_Snowflake (@AutumnNAlston) September 29, 2014
Cool, Trey Burke is trending maybe he got a new contra…. OH MY GOD DAMMIT WHAT THE HELL
— Seth Williams (@TheAirGinge) September 29, 2014
Classic Michigan leaking Trey Burke pics to distract from the football mess
— Simon Kaufman (@sjkauf) September 29, 2014
2. In High School Burke Was Named a Top 20 Point Guard by ESPN
Burke attended Northland High School, in Columbus Ohio.
In High School Burke was national ranked by three different organizations prior to college. He was ranked 15th by ESPN, 20th by Scout.com, and 26th by Rivals, as one of the best point guards in the nation at the time.
As a senior, Burke averaged 23.6 points, 3.1 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 2.6 steals, finishing the season with 639 total points. He also won a multitude of titles in high school including the 2009 OHSAA Division I State Champions and 2011 OHSAA Division I State Runner-up, helped his high school Northland to four Columbus City League titles, three District titles and two regional titles.
Burke finished his high school career with 1,291 points and a 97-5 record, accumulating the most wins by any individual player in Northland history, was a PARADE Magazine All-America, the Associated Press Ohio Mr. Basketball, OHSAA Division I Co-Player of the Year, OHSAA Division I All-State First Team, along with a multitude of other awards and accolades during high school.
3. Burke Was a Star at Michigan
As a sophomore with Michigan, Burke won all the major national player awards including the Naismith Award, the Oscar Robertson and the Wooden.
In college, Burke won the 2011–12 Big Ten Freshman of the Year award by the media, selected as a 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball All-American honorable mention, Big Ten Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year in 2013, Sports Illustrated Player of the Year, as a sophomore he set the Michigan single season assist record, and led his team to the 2013 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament Final against Louisville, among other accolades.
4. Burke Was Drafted by the Timberwolves & Traded to the Jazz
After being the ninth overall pick in the first round of the NBA draft, the Timber Wolves drafted Trey Burke before trading him to the Jazz for pick number 14 and 21, and where Burke has been since.
Burke’s stats currently look like this at 21 and one year experience in the NBA:
Burke’s contract with the Jazz is $2,438,760 in the first year of the four-year deal and commanding $4,987,320 in his first two professional seasons, with Utah hold the options for the following two years.
5. He Recently Had a Baby Boy
Trey Burke and girlfriend of six years, De’monique Chenault, had a baby boy on June 11th 2014.
NBA Star Trey Burke And Girlfriend De’monique Chenault Welcome New Baby Boy! [Photos] http://t.co/PgrxGjCv0V
— Black News (@blacknews247) June 23, 2014