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Jason Terry surprised at Mavericks

Updated: July 10, 2012, 10:29 AM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

Doc Rivers was the first to call Jason Terry the moment the NBA's free agency period opened and told the veteran guard that he was the Boston Celtics' No. 1 target.

When the Celtics made a three-year, $15 million offer and the Dallas Mavericks, the team Terry played for for eight seasons and won a championship with in 2011, didn't match, the shooting guard affectionately known as "The Jet" said he was ready to take off for Boston.

"Boston was the first to call me and Doc Rivers got ...

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