March 1, 2013
Nobody makes a fuss about who is the second best of anything in the NBA, as everyone always talks about who is the top dog, but there are some times when second best is still incredible. There is no doubt that Jamal Crawford has been the best reserve in the NBA this season, leading the Clippers' second unit. This is not up for debate, but Jarrett Jack, of the Golden State Warriors has been by far the second best backup and deserves recognition for his amazing play.
With a fantastic stat line of 13.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game, Jack has been invaluable to the Warriors' success. His 5.9 assists are the most of any reserve in the league and it is not just his stats that make him so valuable to the Warriors, it is his leadership and ability to move star point guard, Stephen Curry off the ball. Stephen Curry is one of the premier point guards in the NBA, but with Jack in control of the offense when they play together, Curry is able to get constant open looks, as team...