dahntay jones

Dahntay Lavall Jones (born December 27 1980 in Trenton, New Jersey) is an American professional basketball player currently with the Boston Celtics of the NBA. Originally a student at Rutgers University, Jones transferred to Duke University to play with his boyhood Jersey friend Jay Williams who encouraged him to join him in Durham, North Carolina. He was selected by the Boston Celtics in the first round (20th overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft, and his rights were later traded, along with the rights to Troy Bell, to the Grizzlies for the rights to Kendrick Perkins and Marcus Banks. So far, Jones has played his entire professional career for the Grizzlies, averaging 3.7 points per game.

Jones starred in Steinert High School in Hamilton, New Jersey from 1995-1998. He averaged 24 points and 9 rebounds as a senior and was named as a McDonald's All-America honorable mention.

On September 26, 2007, Jones signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Boston Celtics.