Dahntay Jones is a former professional basketball player. After playing college basketball at Rutgers in his freshman and sophomore years, Jones transferred to Duke, where he earned All-ACC Honorable Mention honors in 2002
He last played for the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2016, he won his first and only NBA Championship with the Cavs. Jones was selected by the Boston Celtics with the 20th overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft, and his rights were later traded to the Memphis Grizzlies. On November 21, 2003, he made his professional debut in a 98–97 win over the Seattle SuperSonics. in 2008, Jones signed with the Nuggets, where they reached the Western Confernce FInals. After bouncing around the league for a couple of years, he was traded to Cleveland where he would win the 2016 NBA title and retire.
Jones is a father of two. As of 2021, Jones is a player development basketball coach for the Los Angeles Clippers.