After eight years with Dallas, Jason Terry is leaving the team he helped win at title in 2011. He's expected to sign July 11 with Boston.
In a phone interview with FOX Sports Florida on Wednesday, the free-agent guard said it's certain he will depart Dallas. He said he's still "solidifying a deal" with the Celtics, although not everything is completed.
"It definitely won't be Dallas," Terry said of where he will play next season. "They didn't offer (a contract)."
Terry, who had told FOX Sports Florida on Tuesday he would the give the Mavericks a final shot to sign him, offered no reason Wednesday why he might not end up in Boston. All indications around the NBA are Terry will sign a three-year, 15.675 million contract with the Celtics when free agents can sign deals July 11.
Terry, 34, said Tuesday he would like to see free-agent guard Ray Allen re-sign with the Celtics. Allen is also being courted by Miami, where he will visit Thursday, and the Los Angeles Clippers, the team he...