As of now, the net worth of Dahntay Jones is $10 million. His yearly NBA salary is 2.9 million USD.
The former American professional basketball player who is now pursuing his career as an NBA coach is Dahntay Jones. He started his college career with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Duke Blue Devils. He played in the NBA as a “small forward” and “shooting guard” from 2003 to 2017. In his professional life, he won the NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016. Let’s check his full biography.
Dahntay Jones Full Biography: About Personal Life
Dahntay Jones was born in Trenton, New Jersey, on December 27, 1980. His full name is Dahntay Lavall Jones. He is the son of his father, Larry Jones, and his mother, Joanne Jones. His father was a basketball player. He played at St. Peter’s College. His cousin, Al Harrington, is also a basketball player.
Dahntay Jones stands up to 6 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 225 pounds. The age of this man is now 41 years old.
|Birth Date:||December 27, 1980|
|Birth Place:||Trenton, New Jersey, United States|
|Full Name:||Dahntay Lavall Jones|
|Father Name:||Larry Jones (Basketball Player)|
|Mother Name:||Joanne Jones|
|Cousin:||Al Harrington (Basketball Player)|
|Jersey Number:||1, 7, 30, and 31|
|NBA Drafted Team:||Boston Celtics|
|High School:||Steinert High School|
|Height:||6 Feet 6 inches|
|Profession:||Former NBA Player|
|Position:||Small forward/Shooting guard|
|Current Age:||41 years old|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
He finished his college life at Steinert High School (Hamilton High School East) in Mercer County, New Jersey.
In his university life, he first went to Rutgers University-New Brunswick in New Brunswick and Piscataway. During his studies at this college, he was a Rutgers Scarlet Knights men’s basketball team member. Here he passed the time from 1998 to 2000.
Later, he moved to Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Here he played with the Duke Blue Devils men’s basketball team. The duration of his university life at this college was from 2001 to 2003.
Dahntay Jones is married in his personal life. He is the husband of his wife, Valeisha Butterfield. He began his conjugal life in 2011. His wife, Valeisha Butterfield Jones, is the co-president of The Recording Academy. They have two children, Dahntay Jones Jr., and Dillon Jones.
Dahntay Jones Bio/Wiki: Professional NBA Career
In the 2003 NBA draft, the Boston Celtics took Dahntay Jones 20th overall in the 1st round. The NBA debut of this man was on November 21, 2003. His professional life began in 2003, and the end was in 2017.
The professional career of Dahntay Jones is an amalgamation of the NBA and NBA G League. From 2003 to 2007, he was a player for the Memphis Grizzlies. He served the Sacramento Kings in the 2007–2008 seasons. In 2008, he played in the NBA G League with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. He played for the Denver Nuggets in the 2008–2009 seasons. In the 2009–2012 seasons, he played for the Indiana Pacers. He served as a member of the Dallas Mavericks from 2012 to 2013. He was a player for the Atlanta Hawks in 2013. Dahntay Jones spent the 2014-2015 season with the NBA G League team. He was part of the Los Angeles Clippers in 2015. He finished his career with the Grand Rapids Drive in 2015-2016 and the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016-2017.
The Los Angeles Clippers hired Jones as player development and video coach on November 16, 2020. Currently, he is pursuing his career with this team.
In his 13-year-long NBA career, he took part in 624 games. The NBA career statistics are FG% 43.9, FG3% 32.9, FT% 75.1, eFG% 45.9, PER 9.5, WS 9.9.
Besides playing in the NBA, he also got the chance to represent the USA national team in various international events and brought honors to the nation. At the FIBA Under-21 World Championship, he took part as a USA national basketball team member and won the gold medal.
Dahntay Jones Salary Details
|4 Seasons (2003-2007)||Memphis Grizzlies||$5.3 Million|
|1 Season (2007-2008)||Sacramento Kings||$0.6 Million|
|1 Season (2008-2009)||Denver Nuggets||$0.9 Million|
|3 Seasons (2009-2012)||Indiana Pacers||$7.1 Million|
|1 Season (2012-2013)||Atlanta Hawks||$2.9 Million|
|3 Seasons (2014-2015)||Los Angeles Clippers||$0.7 Million|
|1 Season (2015-2016)||Brooklyn Nets||$17,637 USD|
|3 Seasons (2015-2017)||Cleveland Cavaliers||$36,201 USD|
Gaining from the Career:
- 2× ACC All-Defensive Team (2002, 2003)
- Big East All-Rookie Team (1999)
- NBA champion (2016)
- First-team All-ACC (2003)
The positions in which he played were small forward and shooting guard. He wore the jerseys of 30, 7, 1, and 31 when he played in the NBA. His shooting style is right.
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