Jason Terry
American basketball player
Jason Terry
Jason Eugene Terry is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Boston Celtics in the NBA. He plays shooting guard, although he can also play point guard. His nickname, "JET," derives from his initials. Regarded as an effective bench player, he won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award in 2009. Terry won an NBA Championship as a member of the Dallas Mavericks, when they defeated the Miami Heat in six games on June 12, 2011.
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J.R. Smith Hugs Opposing Player, Allowing Another Rival To Dunk With Ease
Huffington Post - 3 months
Maybe he should have saved the pleasantries for later. In an NBA game Tuesday night against the host Milwaukee Bucks, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith approached the opposing team’s bench to greet Jason Terry. They hugged in what could have been a heartwarming moment. Only play was on and Smith’s impromptu social call allowed the Bucks’ Tony Snell to sneak in for an easy dunk. Smith is known for being a big character. But Tuesday’s antics will be remembered in his canon of antics. Here he is explaining his brain freeze ― while wearing a ski mask. Ladies and gentlemen, J.R. Smith pic.twitter.com/SXFjZv8z6A — Jason Lloyd (@JasonLloydABJ) November 30, 2016 The Bucks won, 118-101. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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On Pro Basketball: Jason Terry’s Last Lesson in Chemistry for Distracted Rockets
NYTimes - 10 months
With the Rockets’ dysfunctional season teetering on a cliff, Terry rallied the Rockets to prolong their series against the Warriors, if only a couple of days.
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Stephen Curry's Injury Will Sting Warriors, But It Isn't A Knockout Blow
Huffington Post - 10 months
Stephen Curry's injured knee sustained in Game 4 of Golden State's first-round series with Houston has sent shockwaves through the NBA Playoffs. The 28-year-old playmaking dynamo and reigning league MVP is expected to miss two weeks with a Grade 1 MCL sprain. Are the record-breaking Warriors suddenly vulnerable? Is this the end for the Dubs' repeat chances? Can Curry -- who is about to earn his second straight MVP -- rehab in time for the next round?  As Aaron Rodgers said in his infamous press conference, "relax." Curry is undoubtably great, but the beauty of Golden State's offensive scheme is that it doesn't change when he leaves the floor. Spacing, ball movement, dribble penetration remain paramount -- all three elements lead to the 3-pointer. And all three elements still create excellent offense. If any roster was designed to handle such a devastating injury, it's this one. What makes the Warriors lethal is their capacity to play positionless basketball, including the ...
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NBA Christmas Day: Harden, Rockets return to old form, stifle Spurs - Sports Illustrated
Google News - about 1 year
Sports Illustrated NBA Christmas Day: Harden, Rockets return to old form, stifle Spurs Sports Illustrated One of the West's two true juggernauts slipped up on Christmas, dropping a closely contested game to a Rockets team in the midst of a course correction. Houston's defense led the way but it was James Harden (20 points) who powered through a slow start ... Veteran Terry steps up when Rockets need him mostNBA.com (blog) Jason Terry, James Harden lead Rockets down the stretchESPN (blog) Nuggets-Spurs PreviewCBSSports.com SB Nation -FOXSports.com all 205 news articles »
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NBA Stars Send Thoughts And Prayers To Lamar Odom
Huffington Post - over 1 year
NBA players everywhere are reacting to news that former NBA star Lamar Odom is "fighting for his life" after being hospitalized. Odom was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel on Tuesday afternoon and remains in a coma, according to multiple reports. Former Los Angeles Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant reportedly left Tuesday night's Lakers preseason game early to visit Odom, who's currently being cared for at a Las Vegas hospital. While Bryant headed out to check on Odom, other NBA stars tweeted well-wishes for Odom and his family: PRAYERS all the way UP for my brother Lamar Odom!!! — DWade (@DwyaneWade) October 14, 2015 I can't help but to be up right now... THINKING about my ex teammate/ friend LO.. On my knees praying...please God let him pull thru.. — DWade (@DwyaneWade) October 14, 2015 Prayers go out to Lamar Odom and his family please God anything u can do to help him thru this — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) October 14, 2015 Praying fo ...
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Rockets' Terry fined for flop
Fox News - almost 2 years
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The NBA fined Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry $5,000 for flopping during Game 2 of the team's first-round playoff series with the Dallas Mavericks.The incident occurred midway through the third quarter of the Rockets' 111-99 victory on Tuesday
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Houston Rockets: Prospective Playoff Opponents
isports web - almost 2 years
With 6 games remaining, the Houston Rockets’ regular season is winding down, and the Rockets are peaking at just the right time. With an 8-2 record in their last ten games, and the return of All-Star center Dwight Howard, Houston is going to be a load for whoever they play in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. However, their opponent in the opening playoff games has yet to be determined. Houston will likely end up with either the 2nd or 3rd seeds, matching them up with the 7th or 6th seed, respectively. Thus, there are three teams we are likely to face. Los Angeles Clippers This would not be an ideal match-up for the Rockets, as the Clippers have been a matchup nightmare for Houston all season. The two teams split the season series, with Houston winning the most recent two. However, the Clippers were missing Blake Griffin in one of those games, and Dwight Howard missed all four games, so those games are not completely indicative of how a playoff series between the ...
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Pierce sidelined up to four weeks with broken finger
Yahoo News - about 3 years
Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce is expected to miss the next two to four weeks of the NBA season with a fractured finger on his right hand, the team announced Monday. Pierce was injured in the first half of Friday's 114-95 loss at Houston and missed Brooklyn's 97-88 victory Saturday at Memphis. Medical tests showed Pierce had suffered a non-displaced fracture of his right middle finger, another setback for a club already without Deron Williams due to an ankle injury, Jason Terry with a knee problem and Andrei Kirilenko with a back issue.
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National Basketball Association Game Capsules
Fox News - about 3 years
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The injury-ridden Brooklyn Nets picked up a close win against a first-place team Tuesday, albeit a weak one in the Toronto Raptors. Andray Blatche scored 24 points, Joe Johnson added 21 and the Nets survived a late push to pull out 102-100 victory -- just their fourth of the season. Brooklyn figured to be a player in the Eastern Conference race, but injuries to regulars Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, Jason Terry and Andrei Kirilenko has the club scuffling out of the gate with 10 losses in its first 14 games. The Nets upended their Atlantic Division rivals despite failing to make a field goal over the final 5:21. The Raptors sit atop the standings even though they are under .500 at 6-8. The backcourt combination of DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry paced Toronto with 27 and 24 points, respectively, while Rudy Gay struggled with just nine points on 3-of-12 shooting to go with seven turnovers. ...
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Jason Terry Flops, Goes After Greivis Vasquez During Kings-Nets Game (VIDEO)
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
Brooklyn's Jason Terry flopped on Wednesday night -- using the old jerk-your-head-back move -- while defending Sacramento's Greivis Vasquez. After a call was made, Terry continued to act as if Vasquez fouled him and went after the Kings point guard even though he was never even touched. Terry was handed a personal foul and a technical. ALSO: OTHER NBA FLOPS
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Brooklyn in the House
Huffington Post - over 3 years
When the Nets arrived in Brooklyn a year ago, things never completely clicked. The team was talented but jumbled, the product of a Russian oligarch who was determined to spend whatever it took to win, with little regard for team cohesion. The uniforms and arena were cool, but felt too much like Jay-Z's grand marketing experiment, a weirdly celebrity-based strategy that might have worked in Miami or LA but not in New York. When the Nets were blown out at home in the playoffs by a Bulls team whose three best players were hurt, they became an afterthought. The Mets of the winter. But in the era of Dante De Blasio's Afro and the Smorgasburg Ramen Burger, it's no surprise that Brooklyn's basketball team didn't stay down for long. After the Bulls series, General Manager Billy King decried publicly that the team wasn't tough enough, and put Mikhail Prokhorov's money where his mouth is. King added Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, two veteran hall-of-fame players who've compensated for the ...
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Fox News - over 3 years
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Anderson Varejao's tie-breaking jump shot with 28.1 seconds left helped get a promising season for the Cleveland Cavaliers off to a terrific start, while simultaneously spoiling the anticipated unveiling of the Brooklyn Nets' star-studded core. The upstart Cavaliers outplayed the experienced Nets down the stretch to come away with a 98-94 victory at Quicken Loans Arena and make head coach Mike Brown's second tour of duty behind the Cleveland bench a successful return. Tristan Thompson netted 18 points for the Cavs, who haven't won more than 24 games in the three seasons since Brown was fired and LeBron James famously took his talents to South Beach following the 2009-10 season. Kyrie Irving overcame a 4-for-16 shooting display to chip in 15 points, nine assists and several big plays down the stretch to help Cleveland prevail. The Nets made a giant offseason splash by landing peren ...
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Stevens-led Celtics head north to face Raptors
Fox News - over 3 years
(SportsNetwork.com) - Not much is expected from the Boston Celtics this season and they'll kick off the 2013-14 campaign Wednesday with a road test against the Atlantic Division-rival Toronto Raptors.The Celtics will unveil a new look sans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Jason Terry and head coach Doc Rivers
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jason Terry
  • 2016
    Age 38
    On August 22, 2016, Terry signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.
    More Details Hide Details Terry was a member of the United States squad that competed in the 2001 Goodwill Games in Brisbane, Australia.
  • 2015
    Age 37
    On November 14, 2015, Terry had his first double-double digit scoring game of the season, scoring a season-high 19 points in a loss to the Dallas Mavericks.
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    On August 24, 2015, Terry re-signed with the Rockets.
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  • 2014
    Age 36
    On September 17, 2014, Terry was traded, along with two future second-round picks, to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Alonzo Gee and Scotty Hopson.
    More Details Hide Details Having played in all of Houston's first 23 games to start the 2014–15 season, even starting four consecutive games at point guard while Patrick Beverley was out injured, Terry missed two consecutive games due to the birth of his fifth child. He returned to action on December 20 against the Atlanta Hawks as he recorded 14 points and 3 rebounds in the 97-104 loss. Two days later, he recorded his 2,000th three-pointer during the third quarter of the 110-95 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, becoming just the third player in NBA history to do so.
  • 2013
    Age 35
    It was later announced that due to a lingering knee injury, Terry wouldn't join the team in 2013–14; instead he rehabilitated the injury in Dallas to prepare for 2014–15.
    More Details Hide Details He did not appear in a game for the Kings during his tenure.
    On June 28, 2013, the day of the NBA draft, the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets reached a deal to trade Terry, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for future first-round picks in the 2014, 2016, and 2018 drafts and Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Kris Joseph, MarShon Brooks, and Keith Bogans.
    More Details Hide Details The deal was finally completed on July 12, 2013. Brooklyn also received D. J. White, who was later waived on July 18, 2013. On February 19, 2014, Terry was traded, along with Reggie Evans, to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Marcus Thornton.
  • 2012
    Age 34
    Before the 2012–13 season, he tattooed the Boston Celtics logo with the NBA championship trophy onto his arm, though they did not end up winning the championship.
    More Details Hide Details He also got a tattoo related to the Brooklyn Nets, his next team, though it did not reference a championship trophy.
    On July 18, 2012, Terry signed a multi-year deal with the Boston Celtics.
    More Details Hide Details The Celtics finished 41-40, with one game against the Indiana Pacers not played because of the Boston Marathon bombings, and clinched the 7th seed of the Eastern Conference to make the playoffs. They met up the New York Knicks in the opening round of the playoffs. In Game 3, Terry was elbowed by J. R. Smith, who was later suspended from playing in Game 4. He played 79 games and started in 24 of them, averaging 10.1 points, 2.5 assists and 2. rebounds in 26.9 minutes per game.
  • 2011
    Age 33
    On May 8, 2011, in a playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Terry tied an NBA playoff record with nine made three-pointers.
    More Details Hide Details He joined Rex Chapman, Vince Carter and Ray Allen in achieving this record. Terry missed only one of the three-point field goals he attempted. He finished the game 10 of 14 with 32 points. The Mavericks went on to advance to the NBA Finals for just the second time in franchise history. They subsequently went on to win the series, defeating the Miami Heat 4 games to 2.
  • 2010
    Age 32
    Before the 2010–11 season, he tattooed the NBA championship Larry O'Brien trophy on his inner biceps and was vindicated as the Mavericks won the championship.
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  • 2009
    Age 31
    Terry won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award in 2009, after playing in 74 games and starting in 11 of them, averaging 19.6 points, 3.4 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 33.7 minutes per game during the season.
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    Terry won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award in 2009 and an NBA championship with the Dallas Mavericks in the 2011.
    More Details Hide Details Terry has made the third-most three-point field goals in NBA history.
  • 2006
    Age 28
    On July 1, 2006, after spending only 12 hours on the free-agent market, Terry agreed to a six-year contract to stay with the Mavericks.
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    In Game 6 of the 2006 NBA Finals, Terry shot 7 for 25 from the field and 2 for 11 from three-point territory as the cold shooting Mavericks were eliminated in 6 games by the Miami Heat after Terry's three pointer that would've sent the game to overtime rattled out.
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    On May 18, 2006, Terry was suspended without pay from Game 6.
    More Details Hide Details Despite losing that game, the Mavericks were able to close out the series in Game 7 to advance to the Western Conference Finals.
  • 2005
    Age 27
    In the final seconds of Game 5 of the 2005–06 NBA Western Conference playoff semi-finals against the San Antonio Spurs, Terry punched opposing guard and former teammate Michael Finley in the groin.
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  • 2004
    Age 26
    In the 2004–05 NBA Playoffs, Terry averaged 17.5 points on 51% shooting while hitting 49% from three-point range in his first playoff run.
    More Details Hide Details Despite Terry's performances, his team failed to advance to the conference finals, losing its second-round series 4–2 to the Phoenix Suns. In Game 6 of that series, Terry got in a confrontation with teammate Dirk Nowitzki, who was frustrated by his own erratic play during the playoffs, for committing the crucial error of backing off of Steve Nash in the final seconds of regulation with his team up by three, who subsequently hit the 3-point shot to send the game into overtime resulting eventually in the ousting of the Mavericks from the playoffs.
    After spending his first five seasons with the Hawks, Terry was traded to the Mavericks just prior to the start of the 2004–05 season.
    More Details Hide Details Terry had a mediocre first few months with the Mavericks but eventually came into his own, putting up solid numbers and by the end of the season earning his spot as the Mavericks' number one guard.
  • 2000
    Age 22
    In the 2000–01 season, Terry emerged as the team's best player, averaging 19.7 points and leading the club in steals, assists and free throws made.
    More Details Hide Details He played 3,089 minutes.
  • 1999
    Age 21
    Terry was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1999 NBA draft with the 10th overall pick.
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  • 1998
    Age 20
    In his senior season in 1998–99, he played 29 games, averaging 21.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.8 steals in 38.2 minutes per game.
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  • 1997
    Age 19
    In 1997, Terry won an NCAA championship with the University of Arizona.
    More Details Hide Details His teammates included Mike Bibby, Michael Dickerson and Miles Simon.
  • 1995
    Age 17
    Terry played college basketball for Arizona from 1995 to 1999.
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  • 1994
    Age 16
    Terry attended Franklin High School in Seattle, Washington where he won back to back state championships in 1994 and 1995.
    More Details Hide Details On February 2, 2007, Terry's number 31 was retired by Franklin High School.
  • 1977
    Born on September 15, 1977.
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