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Name  Monta Ellis
Born  10/26/1985
Height  6-3
Weight  185
College  None
12/17/2014 9:54:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis was 11-of-20 from the floor on Wednesday.
Insight: Ellis hit one 3-pointer and two foul shots along with 10 other field goals to score 25 points. Ellis also had eight assists, two rebounds and a steal. That's the first time this season Ellis had at least 25 points and seven assists in the same game.
12/13/2014 4:44:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis scored a team-high 24 points during Saturday's loss to the Warriors.
Insight: He also had five assists, one rebound, two 3-pointers, three steals, and three turnovers.
12/10/2014 10:41:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis scored a team-high 26 points in Wednesday's victory over New Orleans.
Insight: He was 11-of-19 from the field and 2-of-3 from the line. Ellis also had five assists, four rebounds, two 3-pointers, one steal, one block, and one turnover.
12/9/2014 7:59:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis will play on Tuesday against the Grizzlies.
Insight: Ellis suffered an elbow injury on Sunday, but it is not very serious. This is great news as Ellis as been superb this season. He is averaging 21.2 ppg and 4.6 apg in 2014-2015.
12/6/2014 8:39:00 AM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis put up another big total in scoring with 14 field goals in the loss versus the Suns Friday.
Insight: Ellis scored 33 points. Two of his 14 field goals were 3-pointers, and he shot 3-for-5 at the charity stripe. Ellis didn't do much else besides score with just two assists, two rebounds and one block.
12/3/2014 9:09:00 AM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis scored a season-high 38 points in Tuesday's win against the Bulls.
Insight: He was 16-of-35 from the field and 5-of-5 from the line. Ellis also had two rebounds, one assist, one 3-pointer, two steals, and three turnovers. He has now scored at least 30 points in two of his past three games.
11/29/2014 9:06:00 AM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis played well in 36 minutes of action on Friday night.
Insight: He went 12-of-25 from the field, 3-of-4 form the line, and 3-of-5 from deep for 30 points. Ellis also had six assists, three steals, one rebound, one block, and three turnovers.
11/22/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis scored a team-high 17 points in Saturday's loss to Houston.
Insight: He was 7-of-21 from the field, and had six rebounds, four assists, one 3-pointer, one steal, and four turnovers. Ellis will continue to provide numbers like these throughout the season.
11/22/2014 9:15:00 AM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis followed up his 34 point night on Wednesday with 20 points and 10 assists Friday versus the Lakers.
Insight: Dallas shot 62.2 percent from the field, so everyone had an efficient night. Ellis was 7-for-10 and made 3-out-of-4 from the 3-point line. His 10 assists was a season high.
11/19/2014 9:30:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis scored a season-high 34 points to help Dallas defeat Washington, 105-102, on Wednesday.
Insight: Ellis tied his season-high in shots taken as well with 21, hitting 10 of them. He made 2-for-4 from the 3-point line too. In the last three games, Ellis is averaging 27.3 points while shooting 47 percent from the field.
11/17/2014 9:15:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis led the team with 18 points as Dallas beat Charlotte, 107-80, on Monday.
Insight: Ellis shot 7-for-17 from the field and made 4-out-of-6 free-throw attempts. He also chipped in two rebounds, two assists and a steal.
11/16/2014 10:43:00 AM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis scored 30 points on Saturday against the Timberwolves.
Insight: Ellis shot 11-for-21 and made three 3-pointers along with all five of his attempts at the line. Ellis also had three assists and a steal.
10/28/2014 10:46:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis led the Mavericks with 26 points on opening night against the Spurs.
Insight: Ellis took an incredible 21 shots and made 11 of them. He added six assists and four rebounds but also turned it over three times.
10/22/2014 12:12:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis has always been a solid fantasy option because of his quickness and his never having met a shot he didn't like.
Insight: He curbed his shot selection a bit in 2013-14 and saw his shooting percentage rise in both two pointer and from beyond the arc. We think that trend continues so are projecting 19.3 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 6.0 apg and 2.1 spg.
10/10/2014 6:59:00 PM
Description: Mavericks guard Monta Ellis suffered a knee sprain and will miss two preseason games according to mavs.com.
Insight: He suffered the sprained knee on Thursday during practice, but it is not considered serious. He should not miss any regular season games, which he has not done the last two years.
5/3/2014 9:37:00 AM
Description: Monta Ellis kept the Mavericks alive Friday by providing 29 points in a win over San Antonio.
Insight: That ties his highest point total of the series. Sunday's Game 7 in San Antonio will determine who gets to face Portland in the next round. Ellis has averaged 21.8 ppg on 42.2 percent shooting for the series.
4/26/2014 9:17:00 PM
Description: Dallas shooting guard Monta Ellis blew up for 29 points Saturday in a last-second win over San Antonio.
Insight: Ellis was awful in Game 1 (4-for-14, 11 points) but he's looked much better in his last two outings, averaging 25 ppg on 47.6 percent shooting. The Mavs can extend their series lead to 3-1 with a win Monday in Game 4.
4/13/2014 9:29:00 AM
Description: Monta Ellis tied a season-high with 37 points Saturday in the Mavs' playoff-clinching win over the Suns.
Insight: Ellis (19.0 ppg, 5.8 apg) gave his team a monumental effort when it needed him most and now Dallas is back in the playoffs for the 13th time in the last 14 seasons. The Mavericks can lock up the No. 7 seed in the West with a win Wednesday in their regular season finale against Memphis.
4/10/2014 6:07:00 PM
Description: Dallas guard Monta Ellis (tailbone) is expected to play Thursday, according to Earl K. Sneed of mavs.com.
Insight: Ellis hurt his tailbone on a hard fall Tuesday but still played 38 minutes and he received treatment Wednesday. He has averaged 19.1 ppg and 5.8 apg over his last 12 games.
3/23/2014 6:20:00 PM
Description: Mavs guard Monta Ellis will draw the start Sunday against Brooklyn. SOURCE: Dwain Price, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Insight: Ellis (18.8 ppg, 5.8 apg, 3.6 rpg) injured his thigh Friday against Denver but was never expected to miss tonight's game. His field goal percentage this season (45.7) is his highest since 2008 (53.1).