Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 3/15/13
Dahntay Jones and Kobe Bryant have a history of getting in each others way. In a playoff game a few years ago between Jones’ Denver Nuggets and Bryant’s Los Angeles Lakers, Jones admittedly tripped Bryant on purpose after growing frustrated with alleged elbows and cheap shots. Four years later and Jones refuses to accept responsibility this time for an incident he claims was inadvertent. The Atlanta Hawks player has come under fire for a play that took place at the end of a game against the Lakers on Wednesday that resulted in Bryant severely spraining his ankle. Pro Basketball Talk has the details of an interview the Jones had with SiriusXM’s Mad Dog radio channel 86, where he explained his side. “After the game I felt bad and heard the responses and things of that nature, that he sprained his ankle. After I turned around on the play I saw that he was hurt and I thought that I did hurt him. We went in the locker room and looked at it and when we looked at it from three different an...
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