It seems Dahntay Jones and the Celtics will always be related. Drafted with the #20 pick in the 2003 NBA draft, Jones was soon after dealt to the Memphis Grizzlies in the deal that got us Kendrick Perkins.
Four years later Dahntay was part of the Celtics crew that flew to Rome for the preseason, the year we won #17. He was cut before the regular season started. Two years later, Danny tried to sign him and offered him a good contract, but like David West last year, he decided to sign with Indiana. The Celtics were offering him more money, but the Pacers gave him a longer contract (4 years/ $10.6 million):
@KWAPT Dahntay Jones is looking for a multi-year deal. The Celts are willing to surrender $8 mil over 2 years. He wants 4 years.
— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) June 26, 2009
Finally, during the 2011/12 season he was also rumored to be a target by Rivers by the trade deadline, precisely before Kendrick Perkins was shipped out of town. He remained in Indiana and has recently ...