Jarrett Jack and Cleveland Cavaliers Agree to 4-Year Deal

July 6th, 2013 by Tommy McConnell Leave a reply »
The Cleveland Cavaliers were looking to sign a point guard during free agency. They signed the best one available when Jarrett Jack agreed to a four-year, $25 million deal, according to Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today.

The signing came out of nowhere. There had been no hints or rumors of any discussions, but that has been Chris Grant's modus operandi since he took over as general manager. 

At first glance, the pairing is a bit of a surprise, but there's a lot to like from Cleveland's perspective. 

Jack's versatility makes this a smart deal. He is good enough to start and can play either guard spot. He can create his own offense, provides veteran leadership and depth at the guard spot and will be a headache for defenses to deal with when Kyrie Irving goes to the bench. 

Opposing backcourts will get no breathers against Cleveland this season.

It is surprising that Jack signed with a team that intends to use him as a backup. Irving is entrenched as the Cavs' starting point guard, and Dion Waiters is clearly the starting 2.

Jack just finished a fantastic season for the Golden State Warriors, averaging 12.9 points and 5.6 a ...

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