NBA Rumors: Jason Terry Ditching Mavericks for Celtics?
Marc Spears from Yahoo! Sports says it is all done. Dallas Mavericks free agent Jason Terry has agreed to sign a three-year midlevel deal with the Boston Celtics.
Former Sixth Man of the Year winner Terry hasn't been thrilled that he wasn't given a contract extension by the Mavericks. The Celtics, who wanted O.J. Mayo, decided to go to Plan B and get themselves a dynamic scorer for their bench.
Terry averaged 15.1 points per game last season but he will be 35 years old by the time the season starts. So signing him for three years is a... bit questionable. Still, I suppose that he'll be a big help for next season in terms of bench production.
The Celtics still want to keep Ray Allen on their roster. If they do keep him, a guard rotation of Allen, Terry, Rajon Rondo, and Avery Bradley (who just had shoulder surgery) is pretty damn good. Terry has certainly taken the right path towards being completely despised by Laker fans.
I'm sure some Celtic fans were hoping that the youth movement would be... a little younger than Jason Terry.