“He doesn’t like to lose. You can see it in his eyes."
—All-Star Baron Davis

"He is a fierce competitor."
—Former Mavs head coach Avery Johnson

"The thing I was trying to do with him was to get him to play like Jason Terry."
—Johnson

"We’ve had a lot of great team players, but I don’t think there’s anybody that can be characterized as a greater team player than Jason was."
—Former Arizona head coach Lute Olson

"If you check his three-point percentage on big shots, I bet he’s probably 80 percent down the stretch."
—Olson

"He has really developed into a great shooter."
—Olson

"He doesn’t talk a lot of trash. He’s almost a silent assassin, he’s so competitive."
—Veteran NBA coach Nate McMillan

"If it wasn’t for Jet, we wouldn’t be where we are."
—Teammate DIrk Nowitzki

"He always has a lot to say to us in the locker room. He's always talking. He's just an energetic guy. He loves to talk and he loves to hear himself talk."
—Nowitzki

"You’ve got to close down his air space."
—Heat president Pat Riley

"Jason can't do some of the things Steve Nash did, but there are some things Jason does that Stevie can’t do. Jason’s tried to be his own man."
—Veteran NBA coach Donnie Nelson

"People don't always like trash talkers, but he backed up everything he said. He was never afraid of the moment and never backed down from a tough shot. After missing the last shot of Game 6 in 2006 and admitting he'd thought about it so much for years, coming back and playing a huge game in Game 6 to close out the Heat was poetic. And memorable."
—Sportswriter Brian Windhorst

 


Baron Davis,
1999-2000 Dominion

 

 


Pat Riley, 1996 Hoops


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