Found September 25, 2012 on
When free-agents sign with a new team, it’s typical (and sometimes forced) for them to throw a few daggers at their new rivals. It’s a nice way for them to show the fans… they care.
Well, Jason Terry has taken this tradition to new level:
“My mission is to kill; whether it’s the Heat, whether it’s the Lakers. Hopefully both. That’s my mission, and that’s what I’m here to do,” Terry said on Tuesday shortly before teeing off at the Fifth Annual USI Shamrock Classic which was hosted by the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation.
This should come without surprise. Here’s what a Mavs blogger had to say about JET upon his departure:
He’s a walking, talking — always, always talking — hype machine, equipped to rally fans, jeer opponents and whip an arena of both friends and enemies into a frenzy. Terry simply has no regard for the NBA’s fourth wall. He treats every game as a completely interactive experience, and in that approach, he’s carved out a special place for himsel
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CSNNEMy mission is to kill; whether it's the Heat, whether it's the Lakers. Hopefully both. That's my mission, and that's what I'm here to do," Terry said on Tuesday shortly before teeing off at the Fifth Annual USI Shamrock Classic which was hosted by the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation.
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Jason Terry is a veteran of the game, from knowing how to play to what words to say as he gets ready to take the court with a new team. Terry broke out the bravado again this week, saying he already has his eyes set on perennial Boston Celtics targets: the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. "My mission is to kill," Terry said at the Celtics' annual golf tournament,...
Jason Terry's mission to say all the right things in Boston and completely win everyone over is going quite swimmingly.
Let's recap, shall we?
Almost immediately after being signed, he started talking about winning a championship in Boston.
Then he went off and got some new championship ink... with a Boston flair.
Then he hammered the championship point home, declaring...
Jason Terry is not only a great addition to the Celtics bench, he’s also a tremendous locker room presence. Since signing with Boston this offseason, Terry has tried to establish himself as a vocal leader and let it be known that he is ready to bleed green and buy into Doc Rivers’ system. He has also already sized up his enemies, the Heat and the Lakers.
“My mission is to kill...
Jason Terry, you just get us. It’s heartwarming.From CSNNE:“My mission is to kill; whether it’s the Heat, whether it’s the Lakers. Hopefully both. That’s my mission, and that’s what I’m here to do,” Terry said on Tuesday… “Another opportunity to win a championship, that’s what it’s all about. There’s no other motive but to go out and win, and win it all...
“My mission is to kill; whether it’s the Heat, whether it’s the Lakers. Hopefully both. That’s my mission, and that’s what I’m here to do.” - Jason Terry
I like it. Short and sweet. This is the type of guy you want on your team.
The pickup games in Waltham have been competitive. Joseph, Christmas, and rookies Jamar Smith and Jared Sullinger have been tutored by Rondo, Jeff Green, and Jason Terry.
“All the vets, they’ve really been taking us in because we’ve been putting in the work and they see that, that doesn’t go unnoticed,” Joseph said. “If you come to an organization like this...
Some of the Celtics participated in a golf tournament today and as
always, the Celtics media is right there and tweeting some great quotes
from players, coach and GM. I just love Jason Terry's attitude. He's
definitely quickly becoming a favorite. Gotta love anyone who's ready
to kill Heat and Lakers before their first game. We get confirmation
*** The Boston Celtics trip overseas is quickly approaching and Doc Rivers is talking. Rivers discussed the C’s trip overseas, Danny Ainge’s off-season moves, the rookies and Rajon Rondo’s potential for another break-out season. Doc has been talking a lot lately, indicating that the NBA season is right around the corner. Speaking of talking, if Celtics [...]
Once again, CelticsBlog is organizing the blogger previews and first up are the Celtics (of course). Over the next few weeks, we'll be carrying links to the other blogs who are also previewing their teams' seasons so be sure to check them all out.
Team Name: Boston Celtics
Last Year's Record: 39-27
Key Losses: Ray Allen, Greg Stiemsma, Keyon Dooling
The Celtics have a lot of new faces at the guard position this year, and with no incumbent there’s room for competition for the closer’s spot. That being said, Jason Terry has to be considered the leader. Terry adds another shot creator and ball handler to the closing lineup, taking a lot of pressure off of Paul Pierce and adding a new weapon to the Celtics end-game arsenal...
Like us on Facebook CLNS Radio Video: Jason Terry wants to kill Miami and LA, Doc Rivers talks trip overseas – The Celtics new 6th man is not one to keep his opinions to himself. ESPN.com NBA Rank 2012: Boston Celtics – ESPN is in the process of ranking every NBA player; Rajon Rondo leads the C’s [...]
Courtesy of Chris Forsberg, here are interviews with Danny, Jason Collins, Doc and Jason Terry.
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“I tell you what. You give me [Rajon] Rondo and Avery [Bradley] and Jason Terry and Courtney Lee and I’ll take that four-guard rotation over any other in the league.” – Doc RiversIn a word—no. Dissecting Bradley’s game, which we have done many times both here and here, shows that his wheelhouse is defense as well as offensive backdoor cuts. Both of these things...