Jason Terry Biography
Jason Terry born Jason Eugene Terry, is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born on September 15, 1977 to Andrea Cheatham and Curtis Terry in a family of ten children.
He attended Franklin High School in Seattle, Washington where he won back to back state championships in 1994 and 1995. On February 2, 2007, Terry’s number 31 was retired by Franklin High School. He played college basketball for Arizona from 1995 to 1999. In 1997, Terry won an NCAA championship with the University of Arizona. 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.
Terry was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1999 NBA draft with the 10th overall pick. 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. 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. 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.
On July 18, 2012, Terry signed a multi-year deal with the Boston Celtics. He played 79 games and started in 24 of them, averaging 10.1 points, 2.5 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 26.9 minutes per game. 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. The deal was finally completed on July 12, 2013.
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. On August 24, 2015, Terry re-signed with the Rockets. On August 22, 2016, Terry signed with the Milwaukee Bucks and on September 18, 2017, Terry re-signed with the Bucks.
Jason Terry Age
He was born on September 15, 1977.
Jason Terry Height
Jason Terry Wife
Jason Terry Wife is Johniyka. The couple has four daughters: Jasionna, Jalayah, Jaida and Jasa.
Jason Terry Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Jason Terry Contract
Currently Jason Terry has signed a 1 year / $2.3 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks. In 2017-18, Terry will earn a base salary of $2,328,652, while carrying a cap hit of $1,471,382 and a dead cap value of $1,471,382.
Jason Terry Retire
Terry is not yet retired.
Jason Terry Teams
In his basketball profession Jason Terry has played for seven teams.
- 1999–2004 Atlanta Hawks
- 1999–2004 Atlanta Hawks
- 2004–2012 Dallas Mavericks
- 2012–2013 Boston Celtics
- 2013–2014 Brooklyn Nets
- 2014–2016 Houston Rockets
- 2016–present Milwaukee Bucks
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Jason Terry Tattoo
Terry has the number 206, the area code of his hometown Seattle, tattooed on his chest. He also has a tattoo of Underdog. 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. 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. He also got a tattoo related to the Brooklyn Nets, his next team, though it did not reference a championship trophy.
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Jason Terry intends to return for 20th NBA season, hopes to remain with Milwaukee Bucks
Updated: 30 Apr, 2018
Only seven players have spent 20 or more seasons in the NBA. Jason Terry wants to become the eighth.
The 40-year-old told reporters Sunday at his Milwaukee Bucks exit interview that he intends to play in 2018-19, and ideally would like to return to the Bucks.
“I want to play another year,” Terry said. “I can honestly stand here before you and tell you all my efforts will be to come back with this organization.”
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The former Arizona Wildcat appeared in 51 games for the Bucks this season, averaging a career-low 3.3 points per game in a career-low 16.0 minutes per game.
Milwaukee went 44-38, capturing the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks fell to the Celtics in seven games in the first round of the playoffs, but their win total was their best since 2009-10.
They boast one of the league’s best players in Giannis Antetokounmpo. Terry brought a veteran presence to Milwaukee, which has a starting five that consists of players 28 years old or younger
”Obviously, I know my impact,” Terry said. “I’ve been here two years now. I want to see the finished product. Because I know the potential. I know where this organization is headed. And this year was another step, though we didn’t get the result we wanted. It was another step in the right direction.
”I know management, I’ve already had my discussions with them and we will continue to talk throughout the summer. But my intentions are to come back here and finish it out here. I’m not saying it will be my final season. But I want to do 20 and then re-evaluate.”
The only other players to spend 20 seasons or more in the NBA are Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Vince Carter, Kevin Garnett, Kevin Willis, Robert Parish, and Kareem Abdul-Jabaar.
That would be some elite company if Terry can convince a team to bring him on board for another year.
Lute Olson, his coach at Arizona, joked a couple weeks ago that Terry needs to play another season so he can financially support his five daughters, but he’d probably be OK.
Terry has made roughly $107 million during his NBA career.
Jason Terry Stats: Regular season
Jason Terry Stats: Playoffs