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NBA / Mar 29, 2012 / 11:30 am

The Unsung: Why Jarrett Jack And Klay Thompson Are All-NBA Surprises

Jarrett Jack

The prime candidate for the NBA’s comeback player of the year and its most surprising rookie met Wednesday night and only diehard fans of the Hornets and Warriors watched.

While we shouldn’t overhype New Orleans’ Jarrett Jack and Golden State’s Klay Thompson‘s game in Oakland into the second coming of Longfellow’s two ships passing in the night, it’s just as wrong to overlook the seasons of these overlooked guards. The relative lack of attention the game got — would you tune into two teams diving into the lottery head-first just because? — is as unsurprising as Jack and Thompson have been revelations this year if graded against expectations. Read More »