Found June 17, 2013 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Monta Ellis
TEAMS: Milwaukee Bucks
Monta Ellis has informed the Milwaukee Bucks that he will opt out of his contract for the 13-14 NBA season. Ellis had an option for $11 million. The Bucks had offered Ellis an extension worth $36 million.
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Monta Ellis opts out of contract

As expected, you can go and add Monta Ellis to the list of this season's big-time NBA free agents. 

Reports: Monta Ellis opts out of contract with Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks guard Monta Ellis has informed the team he is opting out of the final year of his contract, according to multiple reports. Ellis, 27, had until Thursday to decide on a player option for 11 million next season and informed the Bucks on Monday morning he has decided to test the free-agent market. Acquired from Golden State in the Andrew Bogut trade...

Report: Monta Ellis Opts Out of Contract With Bucks, Will Test Free Agency

Monta Ellis is on the move, again. The 27-year-old point guard has informed the Milwaukee Bucks that he will be opting out of the final year of his contract to test the free-agent market, league sources told ESPN’s Chris Broussard. Ellis, who averaged a team-high 19.2 points per game, reportedly turned down a two-year contract extension worth $24 million that would require him...

Ellis to opt out of Bucks contract

Monta Ellis will be an unrestricted free agent July 1 after informing the Milwaukee Bucks he is opting out of the final year of his contract. Ellis had an $11 million option for the upcoming season. But he told the Bucks on Monday that he would not be exercising it. Ellis was Milwaukee's leading scorer with 19.2 points per game last season, his only full season with the Bucks...

Ellis opts for free agency: Mavs, Hawks, Grizzlies and Kings interested?

This is exactly why Monta Ellis is opting for free agency. It is the chance not only to rack in the extra going, but also to be a hot commodity on the open NBA market and let the suitors line up to swoon over you. That did not take very long after the 27-year old point guard informed the Milwaukee Bucks that he is opting out of the final year of his contract. For those keeping...

Ellis has plenty of options

Yesterday we found out that Milwaukee Bucks guard Monta Ellis plans on opting out of his current contract. This could wind up a great financial move for Ellis as Chris Broussard of ESPN.com reports that a number of teams are interested in him. On top of the financial gain all of the mentioned teams, except one, are teams that could give him a chance to keep playing playoff basketball...

Bucks’ G Monta Ellis To Opt Out Of Contract, Will Become Free Agent

Monta Ellis wants a long term deal and security, so he’ll take the necessary steps to secure such a deal. ESPN.com is reporting that Ellis has informed the Milwaukee Bucks that he’ll opt out of the final year of his deal, and become a free agent. Ellis is due $11 million next season, will now become one of the most coveted players in free agency behind Dwight Howard and Chris...

Report: Bucks’ Monta Ellis To Opt Out Of Contract

Monta Ellis wants a long term deal and security, so he’ll take the necessary steps to secure such a deal. ESPN.com is reporting that Ellis has informed the Milwaukee Bucks that he’ll opt out of the final year of his deal, and become a free agent. Ellis is due $11 million next season, will now become one of the most coveted players in free agency behind Dwight Howard and Chris...

Report: Monta Ellis Informs Bucks He’s Opting Out Of Contract, Will Become Free Agent

Monta Ellis has reportedly told the Milwaukee Bucks he will be opting out of $11 million player option for next season to become an unrestricted free agent. According to Chris Broussard of ESPN.com: Sources: Monte Ellis has told Bucks he is opting out of the 1-year, $11 million left on his contract. Will become coveted free agent — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 17, 2013  

Reports: Bucks' Monta Ellis opts out of final year of contract

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Kings Offer Consultant Role To Chris Mullin

Chris Mullin has been offered a consultant role in the Sacramento Kings' front office. Mullin was the top basketball executive for the Golden State Warriors from 2004-09, spending time with then-assistant GM Pete D'Alessandro. Bringing Mullin into the front office would fuel speculation about the Kings' possible pursuit of Monta Ellis. Ellis was drafted by Mullin in 2005.
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