Monta Ellis Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week

The Dallas Mavericks’ Monta Ellis was named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from April 7 to April 13. Ellis averaged 25.7 points, 4.7 assists and 4.0 rebounds, powering the Mavs to a 2-1 record on the week. Game of the week: Ellis recorded 37 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals as the Mavericks clinched a playoff berth with a 101...
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Jeff Teague, Monta Ellis Named NBA Players Of The Week

Jeff Teague and Monta Ellis have been named the NBA's Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games Monday, April 7, through Sunday, April 13. Teague averaged 20.25 points and 5.75 as the Hawks went 3-1 in the week. Ellis averaged 25.7 points, 4.7 assists and 51.6 percent field-goal shooting in three games, including a 37-point performance against the Phoenix Suns
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A look at Mavs' potentially 'lovely' playoff picture

DALLAS - For the 13th time in 14 years, the Dallas Mavericks are in the NBA playoffs. "It's lovely," said Monta Ellis after the Mavs' Saturday night playoff-clinching 101-98 win over Phoenix. "We set this goal at the beginning of training camp. Everybody doubted us. ...'' The chip-on-the-shoulder/us-against-the-world mindset is the oldest self-motivational...
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Mark Cuban Trolls His Own Player--Monta Ellis--in Hilarious Fashion

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is many things, but when it comes to his team his role is clear--he's there for his guys. He proved that when he was there for Monta Ellis Saturday night after his star player was knocked to the ground after taking a charge.However, being the fun loving guy that he is he couldn't help but poke fun at Ellis on Facebook (just a little).Late...
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WATCH: Brandan Wright's Huge Block Helps Send Mavericks Back to Post Season

The 37 points that Monta Ellis had a lot to do with a much needed win over the Phoenix Suns Saturday night. In the end the most important play came courtesy of Brandan Wright when he got a hand on what would have been a game-tying layup by Eric Bledsoe with 12 seconds to go.Ellis made one of two free throws on the next possession for the Maverick to make the score 101-98. Markieff...
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Mavericks clinch playoff spot with 101-98 win over Phoenix

Champagne might as well have been flowing in the Dallas Mavericks’ locker room after what they were able to accomplish Saturday night. Down 13 points in the third quarter and in a tense fight for their playoff lives, the Mavs clinched their 13th postseason berth in the past 14 years with a pulsating 101-98 victory over the Phoenix Suns at American Airlines Center. The Mavericks...
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Suns drop thriller to Mavs 101-98

(Credit : Sports-Kings) April 12th, 2014   Heading into Saturday night’s game vs the Dallas Mavericks, the Suns were in a ‘do or die’ situation. Win, and they’d be the 7th seed and hold the tie-breaker over Dallas. Lose, and the Suns would be the 9th and seed and be behind half a game to the Grizzlies in the standings with 2 games left. Unfortunately for Phoenix, it turned...
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Mavericks' Monta Ellis and Shawn Marion play in loss to Spurs

The Dallas Mavericks lost to the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday by the score of 109-100. The loss dropped the Mavericks to 48-32, third in the Southwest Division and eighth in the Western Conference. The good news is the Mavericks both Monta Ellis and Shawn Marion played despite being banged up, which bodes well heading into the playoffs. Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsEarl...
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Ellis, Mavs beat Kings, win third straight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- With go-to scorer Dirk Nowitzki having an off night, the Dallas Mavericks relied on other offensive options to hold off the Sacramento Kings. Monta Ellis scored eight of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the Mavericks kept their playoff position with their third straight win, a 93-91 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday. The Mavericks won for...
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NBA Admits Referees Should Have Called Goaltend On Jermaine O'Neal's Late Block Of Monta Ellis On Tuesday

The NBA issued a statement Wednesday afternoon acknowledging that officials missed a goaltend call on Jermaine O'Neal's block of Monta Ellis with 16 seconds remaining in the Golden State Warriors' 122-120 overtime win over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. “Upon review at the league office, we have found that a shot taken by Dallas’ Monta Ellis with 16.0 seconds remaining...
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