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Quote of the Day: Jason Terry is ready to kill Heat, Lakers

Jason Terry

Dallas Mavericks’ Jason Terry (31) celebrates a 3-point basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 17, 2012, in Dallas. Terry had 17 points in the 106-99 Mavericks win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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“My mission is to kill; whether it’s the Heat, whether it’s the Lakers. Hopefully both. That’s my mission, and that’s what I’m here to do.”

—Jason Terry, via CSNNE.com.

The quote came before Terry stepped out for a round of golf for a Celtics charity.

Terry is key for the Celtics this year because he can create his own shot, and create for others. Last season that fell to Rajon Rondo, plus they ran Ray Allen off 47 screens (and got Kevin Garnett the rock in his spots). Now Terry can come in and make plays, provide a real scoring punch off the bench. He’s an upgrade over Ray Allen for the Celtics system.

And you have to like his attitude. At least you know KG does.