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SLC Dunk Oct 22, 2014

Utah Jazz waive Dahntay Jones and Jack Cooley, roster now at league maximum 15

We knew it would come . . . that cuts would be made. But that all changed after the Fire Nation attacked . . . wait no. That's just a cartoon. Tonight the Utah Jazz announced that they have said their goodbyes to Dahntay Jones and Jack Cooley. (Via press release) SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 22, 2014) – The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has waived forward Jack Cooley and guard Dahntay Jones. Following the moves, Utah’s roster now stands at 15 players. Cooley (6-9, 246, Notre Dame) appeared in two preseason games for Utah, averaging 3.5 points and 3.0 rebounds in 5.8 minutes of...
Salt Lake Tribune Oct 8, 2014

Utah Jazz: Dahntay Jones trying to make most of his chance

Dahntay Jones simply appreciates the opportunity. This is what can happen to a veteran who spends a decade grinding in the NBA, only to see that grind come to a halt. Jones was once one of the better perimeter defenders in the league. And last season, nobody wanted him. So he appreciates the opportunity the Utah Jazz have afforded him, even with a non-guaranteed contract. “I’m here to work,” Jones said. “I’m here to defend, and bring leadership. I’m here to keep the ball moving and to make sure ...
Salt Lake Tribune Oct 7, 2014

Jazz notes: Dahntay Jones cautions young teammates for possibility of lockout

The NBA’s new television deal shocked many. But Jazz guard Dahntay Jones wasn’t exactly one of them. “Everyone knew [the numbers would be big], but the NBA was trying to act like it wasn’t going to happen and preparing for the now,” said Jones, a 10-year veteran who served as the Indiana Pacers’ players union rep during the last round of collective bargaining in 2011. “But everyone had it in the back of their minds when the TV deal was up, it was going to re-up and be a very big deal.” Those n...

Jazz to sign free agent Dahntay Jones

Dahntay Jones has been a hard-nosed, rugged wing in the NBA for the last decade, one of the last decorated “Kobe stoppers.” He’s about to become a member of the Utah Jazz. How long he lasts in Salt Lake is up in the air. The former nemesis of Deron Williams — among other people — is expected to sign a training camp contract, provided that he passes a physical he took on Tuesday. He will become the 19th player on the Jazz roster heading into Training camp, which starts next Tuesday. The Jazz have...

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