Terrell McIntyre to Have Jersey Retired


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CLEMSON, SC – Former Clemson guard Terrell McIntyreTerrell McIntyre
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#5 5-9, 185
Raiford, NC

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will have his No. 5 jersey retired by Montepaschi Siena, the Italian team he took to four consecutive A Series championships from 2007-10. The ceremony will be held before Siena’s preseason exhibition game on Wednesday against Fenerbahce Ulker of Turkey.

McIntyre led Siena to a combined record of 116-10 in four seasons with the club. He was named the Finals MVP each of his last three seasons in Italy. In 2006-07, his first season, he was third in the league in assists per game and poured in 22 points in the championship-clinching win. In 2007-08, he posted 16 points in the final game and was a second-team A Series selection.

In 2008-09, he was the A Series Player of the Year and again named Finals MVP. He led all of Italy in assists per game that season. His final season, 2009-10, he scored 28 points in the championship clincher to earn his third straight Finals MVP award.

McIntyre helped Siena to a third-place finish in Euroleague in 2007-08 and was twice named an All-Euroleague player. Prior to his time with Siena, he established an Italian A Series record for three-point accuracy by hitting 10-for-10 in a career-high 41-point effort in 2006. The 5-foot-9 McIntyre native retired from professional basketball in 2011 after playing one season with Unicaja Malaga in Spain.

Originally from Raeford, NC, McIntyre now lives in Charlotte. He was a three-time All-ACC player for the Tigers and led Clemson to three straight NCAA Tournament appearances. He captained the 1996-97 squad to a Sweet 16 appearance. He is second in Clemson history with 1,839 points and 259 career three-point goals. He returned to Clemson last February to be honored as part of the school’s 100th anniversary all-time team.

Source: Clemson SID

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