Found December 23, 2011 on SFgate:
Warriors shooting guard Monta Ellis addressed the media Friday for the first time since he was sued for sexual harassment, declining comment on the allegations and saying we won't see any effects from the off-court adversity on his play. How do you respond to the sexual harassment allegations against you?: It's a legal matter. I'm not going to comment on it. I'm focusing on basketball, getting...

Warriors G Monta Ellis 1st Comments After Being Accused of Sexual Harassment

Golden State Warriors guard Monta Ellis gave his first comments Friday after being sued for sexual harassment by former Warriors employee, Erika Smith. As expected, Monta sidestepped the topic stating that it’s a legal issue that he wasn’t able to comment on. “I’m going to continue to live my life,” Ellis said after Friday’s practice. “I’m going to continue to go...

Monta Ellis Sued for Sexual Harassment After He Allegedly Sent Photo of His Genitals to Warriors Employee

Golden State Warriors guard Monta Ellis is being sued by a former team employee, who alleges he sent her unwanted texts, one of which included a photo of his genitals. Erika Ross Smith alleges in her lawsuit that Ellis began sending her several dozen explicit messages, sometimes several times a day, The Associated Press Reports. Smith reportedly says that this went on from November...

Warriors guard calls turmoil 'bump in the road'

Calling it a "legal matter," Warriors guard Monta Ellis declined to comment on the sexual harassment charges filed against him Wednesday by former Warriors' employee Erika Smith. But he did talk about how he would respond to the latest bit of turmoil in his life, which he dubbed "a bump in the road." "I'm going to continue to live my life,"...

Monta Ellis rises with Warriors' scoring greats

Shooting guard Monta Ellis ranked eighth in the NBA in scoring last season with 24.1 points per game. It marked the first time a Warrior averaged at least 24 points in back-to-back seasons since Chris Mullin (1988-89 to...

Monta Ellis Dong Texting Scandal Gets Animated

Golden State Warriors guard Monta Ellis is being sued for allegedly sexting photos of his junk to a former employee of the team. So it was pretty much inevitable that those crazy Taiwanese bastards from NMA would animate it… unrealistically. That’s the great thing about what they do, though. They really have no clue, but they try real hard and we appreciate that. So, Ellis,...

Warriors, Monta Ellis Sued Over Sexts

The Golden State Warriors are being sued by an ex-employee who says she lost her job because she complained about sexts she was getting from star guard Monta Ellis. Erika Ross Smith, who spent four years as the community relations director for the Oakland-based NBA team, sued her ex-employer, former bosses and Ellis, accusing them of sweeping her sexual harassment claims under the...

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The Warriors Should Improve, Even If Their Record Doesn’t

The Warriors’ fate this season, like always, comes down to a series of “ifs.”  If the team can build upon the aggressive defense and selfless offense their new coaching staff debuted this preseason, if Stephen Curry’s ankles hold up for an entire season, and if Monta Ellis can maintain focus amidst a legal storm, the [...]
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