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Arizona Wildcats social media reactions: Jason Terry’s jersey retirement




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1997 Final Four MVP Miles Simon knows a significant reason why Arizona went all the way 18 years ago was because of Jason Terry’s unselfishness.

Fitting that James Harden and Terry, Houston Rockets’ teammates, will be honored on consecutive nights with reflective numbers at arch-rival schools.


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The same can be said for Sean Miller’s Rondae Hollis-Jefferson when it is all said and done. Terry is a great symbol for any coach to let it be known sacrificing for the good of the team trumps everything.


It certainly has been a Happy New Year for Terry.

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Reggie Geary, like Terry, was not a starting point guard for Arizona until their senior year. Both waited for their turn.

What number will Matt Korcheck wear after Feb. 19?


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Winning another NBA title this year would be a nice cap to Terry’s illustrious career.

[/ezcol_1half_end] publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He also has published articles for Bleacher Report and Lindy’s College Sports.

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