There is no question point guard Jarrett Jack played a huge role for the Golden State Warriors during the 2012-13 NBA season, especially in the playoffs. The argument can be made that the Warriors would not have gone as far as they did in the postseason without the stellar play of Jack. That is even more reason why the Warriors must find a way to bring back the backup point guard next season.
Point guard Stephen Curry wants nothing more than to see Jack re-sign with Golden State in order to be an effective sixth man off the bench. He knows how much Jack meant to the team, and he understands that the 27-year-old is a critical piece to the puzzle if the Warriors want to repeat their success.
“This is the place for him,” Curry said, according to the San Jose Mercury News. “He’s bounced around a lot. For him to have hopefully found a home here for the foreseeable future would be huge. I know he wants to be part of a winning team, and I think we have that here now.”
Jack averaged 12.9 points, 5.6 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game during the regular season. However, his performance in the postseason is what could get him a decent deal in free agency if he decided to leave Golden State. Jack averaged 17.2 points, 4.7 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 35.5 minutes per game. He also shot a whopping 50.6 percent from the field in 12 games (four starts).
The Warriors will have to choose between power forward Carl Landry and him because it will be too expensive to re-sign both players. There really should not be much thought put into it considering Jack is by far the more valuable asset for the Warriors.