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“Once we got to Boston, Jason told me he was going to look after me,” Christmas said. “[He told me] we were going to get in the gym together a lot, he wanted to see me be the best player I could be for Boston and be the best person I could be, period.”
The hours spent together in the gym quickly accumulated. Terry wasted no time encouraging Christmas to push himself. The rookie thrived on the veteran’s passion for the game. Soon, he began incorporating Terry’s methods into his own preparation.
Even though Christmas is entering his first NBA season he has years of overseas experience, having played in Greece, Israel and Turkey. At 25 years old, he had his own routine and techniques. Yet after watching Terry for a few short weeks, Christmas has made changes to his approach.
“He likes to get in and out, but he goes rea...