Jarrett Jack Leading the Toronto Raptors

December 15th, 2009 by Stephen Brotherston Leave a reply »
When Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo signed restricted free agent Jarrett Jack to a four-year, $20-million contract this summer, there was little doubt he overpaid, based on what Jack could have received from the Pacers.

But there were few complaints from the Toronto media and Raptors fans, as everyone understood that acquiring a restricted free agent forces a team to overpay, and the Raptors could ill-afford to head into another season without a quality backup point guard to Jose Calderon.

With Jarrett Jack in the Raptors’ rotation,

“Raptor fans are expecting the point guard position will be a source of strength for the team this upcoming season and with a solid backup in Jack, those expectations are extremely reasonable.” Jarrett Jack, Toronto Raptors Best Backup!

When Jack was introduced to the Toronto media, it was apparent that he came from a team-first background above all else. Jack’s parents fed, clothed, and entertained his teammates all the way from grade school through college.

It was also apparent that Jack himself was a team-first player who wants to do what he can to he ...

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