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Jason Terry erases bitterness, keeps ink

Five years later, tatooed sixth man's shooting surge helps Mavericks land real trophy

Updated: June 13, 2011, 2:07 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

MIAMI -- The Larry O'Brien Trophy tattoo on the inside of Jason Terry's right arm, the one that launched so many big shots in these NBA Finals, can stay.

The motor-mouth sixth man helped make sure he didn't have to live up to his vow to get that tattoo removed if his Dallas Mavericks didn't earn the real trophy. For Terry, it's the memories of the Finals failure from five years ago that can finally fade away.

For five years, his mornings often began with thoughts of the 3-pointer he ...

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