View Full Version : Could this be.... Dahntay?

12-05-2007, 03:44 PM
Bryan Colangelo, the GM for the Raptors, got a phone call. It was from an agent trying to sell him on a player and how he possessed qualities sorely missing from the Toronto roster this season, athleticism for one.
Colangelo had a number of other objections, but... the deal unsealer, in some ways, was a simple truth: the free agent in question cannot shoot.

"If a guy can't shoot, I generally say ... `I'm not sure he can play with us,'" Colangelo said. "It's just the way the game has evolved."

12-05-2007, 03:51 PM
Is there anything else you have to think it might be Dahntay? Lord knows, the NBA has a long history of athletic players who couldn't shoot.

I think Dahntay shot 40% from 3 point and 75% from the line his senior year. Don't know how that stands in NBA-dom, though.


12-05-2007, 04:04 PM
Last year, Dahntay shot (http://www.nba.com/playerfile/dahntay_jones/career_stats.html) 48% from the field, 42% from three and 79% from the line. I don't follow NBA stat much, but that seems pretty solid to me.