Brooklyn Nets Sign Dahntay Jones
Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent guard/forward Dahntay Jones, General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.
Jones (6’6”, 225) has appeared in 622 games (157 starts) across 11 seasons in the NBA, registering career averages of 5.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 15.7 minutes per game while playing for the Memphis Grizzlies (2003-07), Sacramento Kings (2007-08), Denver Nuggets (2008-09), Indiana Pacers (2009-12), Dallas Mavericks (2012-13), Atlanta Hawks (2013) and the Los Angeles Clippers (2014-15). He has also appeared in 49 playoff games (16 starts) during seven career trips to the postseason, averaging 4.1 points and 1.3 rebounds in 11.1 minutes per game. Last season, Jones played in 33 regular season games for the Clippers, averaging 0.6 points and 0.3 rebounds in 3.7 minutes per game off the bench, as well as 11 postseason games with Los Angeles. Prior to signing with the Clippers, Jones played 19 games with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in the D-League.
The Trenton, N.J., native began his NBA career when he was selected by the Boston Celtics with the 20th overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft out of Duke University and was subsequently traded to the Memphis Grizzlies on draft night.