No surprise here. Picked up his $2.9M option, per ESPN Insider
Interesting, the Pacers get to use the amnesty twiceDahntay Jones owns a $2.9 million player option for next season and Tuesday he exercised it.
"He had a great time the last year," agent Mark Bartelstein told Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida. "We'll see what the future holds. He's excited."
Now that Jones is under contract for next season, he can now be traded before July 1. The Pacers can also use the amnesty provision on him if the teams wants to increase their 2012-13 cap room.
Should the Pacers keep him, Jones will provide depth at shooting guard and small forward.
-- Nick Borges