Jason Terry says he has no plans to retire, so the Celtics may be stuck with him.
That may sound harsh, but Terry is coming off the worst season of his career since his rookie year. He's 35 years old and has two years left on his contract. Terry was signed to the mid-level exception last summer and is owed almost $11 million total.
There isn't a huge market for slumping players on the wrong side of 35 making that kind of money. The Celtics are already in a tough financial situation, and paying an aging shooter over $5 million a year certainly doesn't help. So, if Boston wanted to cut ties with Terry, it would have to be by trade and they would have to do it for pennies on the dollar, since he has no plans of hanging up the high tops.
From the Boston Globe:
I definitely don’t want to retire,” Terry said after the Celtics’ 88-80 season-ending loss to the Knicks at TD Garden Friday night. “I've got a lot of basketball left in me.”
The Celtics can simply call it an off year for Terr...