CLIPPERS SIGN DAHNTAY JONES TO SECOND 10-DAY CONTRACT
For Immediate Release
The Los Angeles Clippers announced today they have signed guard Dahntay Jones to a second 10-day contract.
Jones appeared in four games for the Clippers averaging 1.0 points and 0.3 rebounds in 5.8 minutes.
Jones, who was the 16th GATORADE call-up of the 2014-15 season, appeared in 19 games (15 starts) for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League and averaged 14.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 29.2 minutes.
Jones, 34, is a 10-year NBA veteran who has appeared in 593 career games (157 starts) averaging 5.6 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 16.3 minutes with Memphis, Sacramento, Denver, Indiana, Dallas, Atlanta and Los Angeles.
Originally drafted by the Boston Celtics with the 20th overall pick in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft, Jones was traded to Memphis on Draft Day and spent four seasons with the Grizzlies.
A New Jersey native, the 6-foot-6 inch guard/forward played two seasons at Rutgers before transferring to Duke for his junior and senior season, where he and Clippers guard J.J. Redick were teammates during the 2002-03 season.