Jason Terry Biography | Jason The Jet Terry
Jason Terry is an American professional basketball player. He lastly played for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His position is at both guards leading to his nickname “the Jet”.
He has the 2009 Sixth Man of the Year Award under his name and an NBA Championship that he won in 2011. He holds the record of the player with the third most three-point field goals in NBA history.
Jason Terry Age
He was born on the 15th of September 1977. He is 41 years old as of 2018.
Jason Terry Family
Jason Terry (Jason Eugene Terry) JET was born in a family of ten to Andrea Cheatham (mother) and Curtis Terry (father). His cousin, Martell Webster, is a former NBA player. One of his brothers, Curtis, played professional basketball between 2008 and 2012. Among his known siblings are a sister by the name Lyric Terry and a brother by the name Caleb Terry.
Jason Terry Education And Career In School | Jason Terry College
Jason went to Franklin High School in Seattle, Washington, and while he was there, he won back-to-back state championships in 1994 and 1995. The school retired his number 31 on February 2, 2007. He joined the college in Arizona and played college basketball from 1995 to 1999. In 1997, Terry won an NCAA championship with the University of Arizona. In his senior season (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.
Jason Terry Wife | Jason Terry Kids
Terry is married to Johnyika Shavon Terry. The couple lives in Austin, Texas and has five daughters: Jasionna, Jalayah, Jaida, Jasa Azuréand Jrue born on December 2014.
Jason Terry NBA
Terry with the Atlanta Hawks
Terry began his NBA career in 1999 with the Atlanta Hawks. He was the 10th overall pick in the 1999 NBA draft, averaged a team and a career-high of 19.7 points with 3.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.3 steals in the 2000-01 season.
Terry scored another career-high on 15th January 2002 against the Dallas Mavericks and got his first career triple-double on 28th February 2003 with 23 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists against the Chicago Bulls.
Terry with the Dallas Mavericks
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 August 4, 2004. He signed a six-year contract on July 1, 2006, to stay with the Mavericks, after spending only 12 hours on the free-agent market.
He won the 2009 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award. This was after playing in 74 games and starting in 11 of them. He averaged 19.6 points, 3.4 assists, 2.4 rebounds, and 1.3 steals in 33.7 minutes per game during the season.
It was at Dallas that Jason gained the nickname JET. The word is from his initials and him mimicking an airplane with his arms like the wings, which became part of his persona in Dallas.
In his first season, he averaged 12.4 points, 2.4 rebounds, team-high 5.4 assists, and 1.4 steals in 30.0 minutes per game and started 57 of final 58 games.
He went on to play for Dallas and concluded his time with the fourth most three-point shots in NBA history with 1,788. He trailed only Ray Allen, Reggie Miller, and teammate Jason Kidd.
Boston Celtics | Jason Terry Celtics
Terry signed a multi-year deal with the Boston Celtics on July 18, 2012. 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.
Terry with the Brooklyn Nets
On the day of the NBA draft, June 28, 2013, the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets reached a deal to trade Terry, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for future first-round picks in 2014, 2016, and 2018 drafts and Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Kris Joseph, MarShon Brooks, and Keith Bogans and on July 12, 2013 the deal became complete.
Jason Terry with the Houston Rockets
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. He re-signed with the Rockets on August 24, 2015, but on July 2016, he parted ways with the Rockets.
Milwaukee Bucks | Jason Terry Milwaukee Bucks
Terry signed with the Milwaukee Bucks on August 22, 2016, and had season highs of 15 points and five 3-pointers in an 89–79 win over the Charlotte Hornets on April 10, 2017. Terry re-signed with the Bucks on September 18, 2017.
What Team Is Jason Terry On
He is not on any team as of the time this article was updated. He lastly played for Milwaukee Bucks.
Jason Terry Teams
In his basketball profession, Jason Terry has played for seven teams.
- 1999–2004 Atlanta Hawks
- 2004–2012 Dallas Mavericks
- 2012–2013 Boston Celtics
- 2013–2014 Brooklyn Nets
- 2014–2016 Houston Rockets
- 2016–2018 Milwaukee Bucks
Jason Terry Retire
Terry has been rumored to have retired but other reports also suggest that he has joined BIG3 which is a 3-on-3 basketball league, featuring mostly retired National Basketball Association players. Reportedly according to Jeff Kwatinetz, BIG3 co-founder, Terry had been watching the league two years in a row and said he was going to join BIG3.
Jason Terry Jersey
You can get yourself this jersey and others from eBay or the NBA store.
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.
Jason Terry Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $40 million dollars.