Jarrett Jack averaged 12.8 points, 7.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 32.1 minutes per game last season for the Nets before suffering a season-ending knee injury.
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The Hawks appear to be bringing Georgia Tech product Jarrett Jack back to Atlanta.
It was reported Sunday night via Yahoo! Sports that the point guard — who last season was with the Nets — has agreed to a one-year veteran minimum deal to join the Hawks. After the report, Jack posted as series of Tweets on his account, beginning with "I’m baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack!!!!!!!!!!!"
The 32-year-old, whose 2015-16 season ended in January with a torn ACL and was ultimately waived by Brooklyn, averaged 12.8 points, 7.4 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 32.1 minutes per game before his injury.
Jack could prove vital insurance behind Dennis Schroder, who will take over the starting point guard duties with Jeff Teague having been dealt to the Pacers. Malcolm Delaney, whose only professional experience had been overseas, was signed earlier this month and joined Schroder as the only PGs on the roster before the acquisition of Jack.
The 12-year veteran was taken No. 22 overall by the Nuggets in 2005, but his draft rights were traded to the Trail Blazers. He spent three seasons in Portland, and would go on to play for the Pacers, Raptors, (New Orleans) Hornets, Warriors and Cavaliers before spending the past two campaigns with the Nets.