Jack has the inside track for the starting point guard role, according to coach Lionel Hollins, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN reports. "Why can't he [handle the starting point guard role]," Hollins inquired. "He's done it last year, he's done it in Portland, he's done it in Golden State -- wherever he's been, he’s had moments where he’s had to start."
Patterson plans to improve his low post scoring this offseason with intentions toward securing the starting power forward spot, the Toronto Star reports. "Realistically, [power forward] is the one role that's not filled yet," Patterson said. "I see it as it's mine to lose."