Jarrett Jack is going to be popular in Cleveland and he’s going to win them some games. He can backup Kyrie Irving at the one and Dion Waiters at the two, he can create shots for others plus he is good as a catch-and-shoot guard. He’s a solid defender.
Well, he can do all that when he gets healthy.
Jack is going to be out about 10 days due to chondromalacia, reports the Cleveland Plain Dealer. That is an irritation of the cartilage behind the kneecap, basically making it painful to run or jump or other things one might want to do during a basketball game.
The treatment is rest, primarily. Look for Jack to get a lot of that for a couple weeks but be ready to go when the Cavaliers tip off the season Oct. 30 against Brooklyn.
Jack is the kind of veteran Mike Brown could lean on more and more if the Cavaliers are making a playoff push. Especially if Dion Waiters takes any kind of step back.
In another Cavs injury note, Carrick Felix a sports hernia and will be out a while, he has no timetable for a return.