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With George on track for Pacers, now it looks like Ellis might be, too

Pacers guard Monta Ellis scored 25 points Sunday against the Cavs. Ron Schwane APAfter Paul George seemingly found his groove, the Indiana Pacers hope Monta Ellis is on the same path.The Pacers aim for a third straight home win Monday night against the Orlando Magic, who are seeking their fourth win in five games.Both teams dropped their first three contests, but Indiana (3-4) lost...
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Game #4 Recap: Indiana Pacers Defeat Boston Celtics 100-98 On Monta Ellis Free Throws

It was a back and forth ending, but the Indiana Pacers (2-3) squeaked by the Boston Celtics (1-3), 100-98, in Boston's first road game of the season. The Celtics have now lost 3 games in a row. 
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How will Monta Ellis fit in with the Indiana Pacers?

Monta Ellis was one of the most notable free agents this past offseason, and the Indiana Pacers were able to snag him. Larry Bird immediately targeted him when he was on the market and there was no hesitation in his mind when he made the move to bring him to Indianapolis. One of the biggest reasons for the move was the opt-out clause David West chose to use. He left town and broke...
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October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

How should the Indiana Pacers utilize Monta Ellis?

Of all the changes that the Indiana Pacers made this offseason, none was bigger than the acquisition of Monta Ellis. The 6’3” guard who agreed to a four-year deal worth $44 million will provide the Pacers with the scoring punch that they have so desperately needed. Ellis averaged 18.9 points per game with the Dallas Mavericks last year and was an offensive juggernaut for them...
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Pacers' new identity will look

After spending the past couple offseasons playing it safe by making under the radar acquisitions and placing their faith in continuity, the Indiana Pacers have gone a drastically different direction this summer. Starting with David West's decision to opt out, Indiana's management, a group with the reputation for taking the safe bet, are going all-in on a risky remodel. West, along...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Landing Monta Ellis puts Pacers back in title-chasing pack

Hit us up on Twitter @CrossoverNBA The 2015 NBA free agent pool was a little polluted or at worst, someone tinkled in the deep end and didn’t tell anyone. If it was missing one thing in particular, it was a host of “go get it” guys. The Indiana Pacers may have just scored the best one in Monta Ellis. Go Get It guys are those types that when the offense looks an awful lot...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Indiana Pacers Sign Monta Ellis

Here is a move that will likely result in being a great fit for both sides. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Indiana Pacers have signed guard Monta Ellis to a four year, $44 million contract. ESPN sources say Monta Ellis and Indiana Pacers have agreed on a four-year, $44 million with an option to return to free agency after Year 3 — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 2, 2015...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Monta Ellis Opts Out of Contract, to Become Free Agent

Add another upper-echelon player to the growing free agent market around the NBA. According to ESPN, Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis will opt out of his contract and become a free agent next month. Ellis, 29, became the first Mavericks play not named Dirk Nowitzki to lead the team in scoring since 2000, putting up nearly 19 points per game this past season. Interestingly, that’s...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mavs concerned about Monta Ellis' poor attitude

When Rajon Rondo and Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle got into a heated shouting match during a game last month, it appeared inevitable that Rondo would become a problem in the locker room. The more we learn, the more it seems like Monta Ellis is the real concern. Ellis finished with 11 points on just...Read More
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The NBA All-Star Game: Who got snubbed?

It’s here, the 65th annual round ball classic. Last night, the coaches’ choices for the East and West reserves were announced and the rosters are set for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. This mid-season showcase is supposed to represent the best of the NBA season’s first half. But, before getting on my soapbox regarding the fan vote, I actually want to congratulate them. The fans...
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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