Pelicans Sign Melvin Ely, Waive Greg Stiemsma

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived center Greg Stiemsma and signed center Melvin Ely for the remainder of the season. Ely (6-10, 260) has appeared in 373 games over eight NBA seasons, averaging 5.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 16.0 minutes per game. The 6-10 center joins the Pelicans after playing the last two seasons for the Texas Legends in the NBA D-League, where he appeared...
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Grizzlies waive Barrett, Ely, Gaffney and Reed

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Andre Barrett, Melvin Ely, Tony Gaffney and Willie Reed, the team announced. Barrett (5-10, 172) logged two minutes in his lone preseason appearance on Oct. 20 at Atlanta. The 31-year-old, who signed with Memphis on Oct. 10, holds career averages of 3.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 12.2 minutes in 67 games (one start) in four seasons for the...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Melvin Ely To Join Grizzlies For Training Camp

Melvin Ely will participate in the Memphis Grizzlies' training camp. Ely last played in the NBA during the 2010-11 season. Ely, 35, averaged 9.8 points and 4.8 rebounds for the Charlotte Bobcats in 2005-06.
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NBA Draft Could Look Like 2002 or 2000 Draft

Charlotte made Melvin Ely a lottery pick in 2002I'm an NBA Draft nut, but even I am not excited about this Thursday's draft.  It lacks the sizzle that most drafts have (including last year's) and is a bad prequel to what should be an amazing draft in 2014.  That draft will most likely feature the star power of Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Julius Randle among others...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavs waive 2 players, still 1 move needed

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have waived forwardcenter Melvin Ely and forward Chris Douglas-Roberts, leaving them with still one roster move to make by Monday. The moves Sunday came only a day after Ely and Douglas-Roberts signed non-guaranteed contracts, and before they had even practiced with the team. That leaves Dallas with 16 players on the roster, one over the limit...
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October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Mavericks Sign Melvin Ely, Chris Douglas-Roberts

The Mavericks are three players above the maximum 15-man roster.
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Melvin Ely Reaches Agreement With Brujos de Guayama

Melvin Ely has agreed to terms with Puerto Rican team Brujos de Guayama.
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March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

The Charlotte Bobcats sign Melvin Ely

The Bobcats have signed 33-year old power foward Melvin Ely to a 1-year deal.  Ely played in 30 games (2 starts) for the Broncos last year and he averaged 12.2 minutes, 2.3 points, 2.5 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game.  He has now played in 373 games (55 starts) in his NBA career and he is averaging 16.0 minutes, 5.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game.  Ely will likely...
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Bobcats sign Ely

The Charlotte Bobcats signed forward/center Melvin Ely on Wednesday. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Bobcats bringing back Melvin Ely

Charlotte Bobcats player-personnel chief Rod Higgins just confirmed to the Observer that ex-Bobcat Melvin Ely will be signed this afternoon, assuming he passes his physical. Ely, 6-10 and 260 pounds, will add depth at center and power forward. The Bobcats...
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

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