In the midst of a 126-96 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, the Cleveland Cavaliers also lost their sixth man to injury, as Jarrett Jack left the game with a neck muscle strain. It was announced on the broadcast that Jack was undergoing X-ray’s, but results were not available.
#Cavs announce Jarrett Jack has neck muscle strain and will not return tonight
— M.S. Boyer/J. Valade (@PDcavsinsider) November 24, 2013
Jack has struggled since joining the Cavaliers this summer on a four year, $25 million dollar contract. For the season, Jack has played is averaging 10.8 points per game and 3.6 assists in 26.8 minutes per game. He is also shooting 44.4 percent from the field and 36.4 percent from behind the arc.
Before leaving the game with the injury, Jack had played 17 minutes, missing all three of his shots and dishing out five assists.
Stay tuned to RightDownEuclid.com for all updates on Jack’s status as we learn more.
Correction: Per Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, the X-rays were negative.
Jarrett Jack strained a neck muscle. Won’t return. X-rays negative. (He wasn’t coming back anyway)
— Jason Lloyd (@JasonLloydABJ) November 24, 2013