Report: Kings and Cavaliers in talks regarding Jarrett Jack for Marcus Thornton or Jason Thompson

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Kings search for another Point Guard continues as they have inquired about Cleveland's Jarrett Jack.

The Kings seem absolutely determined to add another Point Guard to the roster by this Thursday's trade deadline.

The latest rumor has the Kings involved in talks to acquire Cleveland's Jarrett Jack.  Jack signed a 4 year, $25.2 million contract this summer with the Cavs but has largely disappointed.

While Marc Stein was the first to confirm Sacramento's interest in Jack, Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal has provided some more specifics:

The Cavs have discussed acquiring Jason Terry from the Nets and Jason Thompson or Marcus Thornton from the Kings.

Both Thornton and Thompson could be traded straight up for Jack, although only Thornton gives the Cavaliers more savings.  Thompson is the better player, but the Cavaliers already have a bunch of frontcourt players trying to get playing time with Varejao, Tristan Thompson, Tyler Zeller and Anthony Bennett.

Jack has played for Michael Malone in both Golden State and New Orleans, two of his best years in the league (although it should be noted Malone was an assistant in both those spots).  Jack is 30 though, and has two more guaranteed years past this one (his final year is just $500,000 guaranteed).

In my personal opinion, if these reports are true, I don't think Thornton or Thompson alone make sense for Cleveland.  Trading for Jason Terry makes more sense than either of those guys since Terry offers Cleveland substantially more savings and another experienced veteran.  It will probably take a little more tweaking than just Thornton/Thompson for Jack to make a trade work.

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