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NBA veteran Jarrett Jack signs with G League Ignite

Martin Mendoza
NBA veteran Jarrett Jack signs with G League Ignite

SEASONED. Point guard Jarrett Jack has played close to 900 games in the NBA.

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NBA veteran Jarrett Jack is expected to provide the much-needed NBA-level experience for the young Ignite team that features Kai Sotto and Jalen Green

Fourteen-year NBA veteran Jarrett Jack is set to join the Ignite team for the 2021 NBA G League season, which will tip off this February at the Disney World bubble in Orlando, Florida, the team announced on Friday, January 15.

The 37-year-old Jack, who last played in the NBA during the 2017-2018 season, is expected to serve as a mentor and provide the much-needed NBA-level experience for the young Ignite team that has Filipino basketball wunderkind Kai Sotto and Fil-Am five-star prospect Jalen Green

Jack, a seasoned point guard with close to 900 appearances in the NBA, has career averages of 10.8 points, 4.6 assists and 2.9 rebounds. 

The 6-foot-3 guard played for the Portland Trail Blazers, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Brooklyn Nets, and New York Knicks before suiting up for the Sioux Falls Skyforce in the G League during the 2019-2020 season.

NBA veteran Jarrett Jack signs with G League Ignite

Aside from Jack, Ignite also signed Donta Hall, who previously played for the Brooklyn Nets in the 2020 NBA bubble restart, where he averaged 6.6 points and 4.6 rebounds in 6 games.

Hall was also part of the 2020 NBA G League All-Rookie Team and captured Second Team All-NBA G League and All-Defensive honors after averaging 15.4 points and 10.5 rebounds for the Grand Rapids Drive. 

NBA veteran Jarrett Jack signs with G League Ignite

Jack and Hall will join Amir Johnson, Reggie Hearn, and Bobby Brown as the veteran mentors of the young Ignite prospects. – Rappler.com 

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