Mavericks: Jason Terry discusses his career on Mavs Archives

Dallas Mavericks Jason Terry (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Jason Terry (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) /

Dallas Mavericks legend Jason Terry went in-depth about his career on the Mavs Archive podcast. Find out how to listen to it all here.

The Dallas Mavericks traded for Jason Terry in 2004. The Jet went on to become a Mavs legend over the next eight seasons. It was an incredible run that included winning the Sixth Man of the Year in 2009 and a ring in 2011.

Terry is currently the assistant GM of the Texas Legends, the Mavericks G-League affiliate. He began that role in September 2019.

The Jet went on the Mavs Archives podcast to discuss his playing career. Let us take a look at some of the topics they cover.

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The podcast begins with a discussion about Terry’s career before joining the Mavericks. They talk about his NCAA Championship at Arizona, how the Jet signed an offer sheet with Jazz, and what prompted his trade away from Atlanta. He told the Hawks that he did not want to be part of their rebuild plus Terry gives his thoughts on how a 46-point game against the Mavs played a factor in him coming to Dallas.

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The Jet discusses at length the 2006 playoffs. He talks about getting over the hump against the rival Spurs and enacting revenge versus the Suns in the Western Conference Finals. Terry also gives his thoughts on the 2006 finals against the Miami Heat.

The Jet discusses the impact coach Rick Carlisle had on his career including his move to the sixth man role. It allowed Terry to average 19.6 points per game in 2009.

About 45 minutes in, they begin discussing the championship season in 2011. Terry offers so many fantastic tidbits from that historic season including the story of getting the Larry O’Brien trophy tattoo before winning it. Fans may not remember, but Dallas does not win the championship without Jason Terry. He had multiple monster nights and clutch shots throughout that playoff run.

He also talks about his affection for the city of Dallas, the 2005 playoffs including his battle with Steve Nash, and so much more. It is a must-listen interview for all Mavericks fans. Fans can hear the entire episode here.

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