Monta Ellis G  #11

Current Team: Dallas Mavericks

Born: Oct 26, 1985 (29 years old)

Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-3 (191cm)     Weight: 185 (84kg)

Current Agent: Happy David Walters, Jeff Fried

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Dallas Mavericks)

Free Agent: PO-2015; UFA-2016

Draft Entry: 2005 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2005 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 10, Golden State Warriors

Pre-Draft Team: Lanier High School (Mississippi)

High School: Lanier High School [Jackson, Mississippi]

Monta Ellis News

Damian Lillard Not Defending Back-To-Back Titles In Skills Challenge
Damian Lillard has decided not to defend his reigning two-time championship in the Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend, a league source told RealGM.

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Monta Ellis Signs Endorsement Deal With Jordan Brand
Monta Ellis signed an endorsement deal with Jordan Brand before the current season, sources tell RealGM.

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Monta Ellis Hopes To Spend Rest Of Career With Mavs
Monta Ellis has the ability to opt out of his contract with the Mavericks after this season

Ben & Skin/KRLD-FM Dallas

Jeff Teague, Monta Ellis Named NBA Players Of The Week
Monta Ellis averaged 25.7 points, 4.7 assists and 51.6 percent field-goal shooting in three games.

RealGM Staff Report

NBA Admits Referees Should Have Called Goaltend On Jermaine O'Neal's Late Block Of Monta Ellis On Tuesday
The loss to the Warriors pushed the Mavericks out of the top eight in the Western Conference playoff picture.

RealGM Staff Report

Brandon Jennings Not Surprised By His Success, Nor Monta's In Leaving Bucks
The pairing of Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis was ill-fitted.

David Mayo/MLive

Monta Ellis Co-Represented By Happy Walters, Jeff Fried
Monta Ellis had an apparent split with Jeff Fried out of frustration in mid-July.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Monta Ellis Agrees To Three-Year, $30M Deal With Mavericks
Monta Ellis will make as much as $30 million over three seasons.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Monta Ellis Parts Ways With Agent, Expected To Hire Fegan
Monta Ellis has parted ways with agent Jeff Fried.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Kings In Lead For Monta Ellis After Bulls' Pursuit Falls Short
The Kings have separated themselves as frontrunners to sign Monta Ellis on a three-year contract, league sources told RealGM on Tuesday afternoon.

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Kings Trying To Clear Space To Sign Monta Ellis
Monta Ellis is seeing his market evaporate and may have the best deal available to him with the Kings.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Hawks, Bucks Discussing Jennings For Teague Sign-And-Trades
The Hawks could acquire either Brandon Jennings or Monta Ellis this offseason.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Hawks Seriously Bidding For Monta Ellis
The Hawks have approximately $10 million in cap space to sign Monta Ellis and he is believed to be their top target.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Nuggets Emerge As Serious Suitor For Monta Ellis
The Nuggets have the capacity to sign Monta Ellis outright, and they've emerged as a legitimate suitor for him, a league source told RealGM.

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Monta Ellis Receives Interest From Spurs, Nuggets, Suns, Knicks, Bulls
Monta Ellis walked away from a deal that would have paid him $11 million next season with the Bucks.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Monta Ellis Informs Bucks Of Decision To Exercise Opt-Out
Monta Ellis had an option for $11 million next season.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Kings Offer Consultant Role To Chris Mullin
Bringing Chris Mullin into the front office would fuel speculation about the Kings' possible pursuit of Monta Ellis.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Monta Ellis Increases Interest In Kings With Malone Hire
Monta Ellis became familiar with Mike Malone during their time together with the Warriors.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Execs: Bucks Prefer To Re-Sign Ellis Over Jennings
There is a sense the Bucks prefer Monta Ellis and J.J. Redick in their backcourt moving forward.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Mark Jackson: Trading Monta Ellis Helped Change Warriors' Culture
Mark Jackson called Monta Ellis the third best shooting guard in the NBA when he was hired.

Scott Howard-Cooper/NBA.com

Prospective Kings' Owner Interested In Monta Ellis
The Kings could turn to Monta Ellis depending on how the Tyreke Evans situation is resolved.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Ellis, Sanders Were Physically Separated Following Game 3
Larry Sanders asked his teammates to "stop worrying about next year" after the Bucks' Game 3 loss to the Heat.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Ellis Lost Trust For Warriors' Organization Following Mullin's Departure
Monta Ellis seems to prefer the culture with the Bucks over the Warriors.

Jonathan Abrams/ESPN

Monta Ellis Likely To Opt Out Of Final Year With Bucks
Monta Ellis has indicated his desire to opt out after this season.

Gery Woelfel/Racine Journal Times

Monta Ellis May Consider Opting Into $11M Deal
Monta Ellis has long been expected to opt out this offseason.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Ellis, Lawson Named Players Of The Week
Monta Ellis and Ty Lawson have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.

RealGM Staff Report

Bucks Refused To Inclue Ellis, Ilyasova In Trade Talks For Smith
The Hawks fully expected to find a trade involving Josh Smith before the deadline.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Hawks Looking At Ellis, Udoh From Bucks For Smith, Harris
Monta Ellis and Ekpe Udoh are amongst the players discussed that would go the Hawks for Josh Smith and Devin Harris.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Josh Smith Would Prefer Bucks To Keep Both Ellis, Jennings
Josh Smith reportedly would like to play with both Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Hawks Looking At Smith For Ellis Package
The Hawks' interest in doing a Josh Smith trade with the Bucks is believed to center on acquiring Monta Ellis.

Marc Stein/ESPN

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