HoopsHype Dahntay Jones rumors

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Dallas Mavericks guard Dahntay Jones said he recently had a talk with Derek Fisher and discovered how much the 17-year veteran guard was missing his family. But little did Jones know that Fisher would ask the Mavs to release him from his contract, which they did on Saturday. “I knew how he felt about the situation, because we spoke about it, but I didn’t know the severity of the events,'' Jones told the Star- Telegram. "However, this situation did come out of the blue.’’ Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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Dahntay Jones has a unique take on Jeremy Lin “I think he had a very good month (last year), but when anything goes down in New York City it’s a write-up about it,’’ Mavs guard Dahntay Jones said Sunday. “If it would have happened in Indiana I don’t think it would have been the same type of buzz, but he had a great string of games. “If you do that in New York – New York wants to put somebody out there and to be proud of someone. It’s the media hub, so he did it at the right place at the right time.’’ Sulia

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Agent Mark Bartelstein said client Dahntay Jones “excited’’ on today officially picking up Indiana player option ($2.9 million) for next season. “He had a great time the last year,’’ Bartelstein said of the guard being on a team that won a playoff series for the first time in seven years. “We’ll see what the future holds. He’s excited.’’ Jones made $2.7 million in 2011-12. Sulia

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Dahntay Jones, who was outside the locker room with teammate Paul George, a Pacers employee, his son and his mother, went and talked to Howard before the 39-year-old Howard turned around and went toward the practice court with the rest of his teammates. “Tell him I’m going to (expletive) him up,” Howard said to Dahntay Jones, Paul George and another Pacers employee. Indianapolis Star

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