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Media Day: Monta Ellis addresses the Ellis in the room

Why the 30-year-old wasn’t playing up to his potential and what he plans to do about it. Monta Ellis knows he wasn’t the same relentless driver and graceful finisher for the Indiana Pacers last season as he was in Dallas the year prior. “Last year was very challenging for me,” Ellis admitted in a moment of honest self reflection. “I dealt with a lot of injuries. I dealt...
Via Indy Cornrows
3 days ago

WATCH: Media Day 2016: Monta Ellis Talks About Feeling Fresh

Monta Ellis sat down with Pat Boylan and Mark Boyle to talk about how his offseason has him feeling rejuvenated going into the 2016-17 season.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings, Pacers discussing trade for Rudy Gay

The summer escapades of the Indiana Pacers might not be complete just yet. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Saturday, the Kings and the Pacers are discussing the framework of a deal that would send forward Rudy Gay to Indiana. Sacramento is said to have interest in acquiring Monta Ellis in return but the Pacers apparently prefer to send Rodney Stuckey instead....
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Monta Ellis on Playing With Aggression

Pacers guard Monta Ellis talked about what the Pacers need to do differently to win Game 4, and his thoughts on the defense through the first three games.
Via YouTube
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Monta Ellis Talks About Brooklyn

Monta Ellis discusses the state of the Pacers offense and explains why Indiana can't take Brooklyn lightly on Saturday night.
Via YouTube
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Ellis leads Pacers to 109-105 win over Nuggets in OT

INDIANAPOLIS -- Monta Ellis scored a season-high 32 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 109-105 overtime win against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night.Ellis missed a 3-pointer with the game tied 99-99 as regulation ended, but he converted a three-point play with 20.4 seconds left in overtime to seal it and send the Pacers to a second straight victory...
Via Associated Press
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via Crossover Chronicles
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Landing Monta Ellis puts Pacers back in title-chasing pack

By Bart Doan 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 like wet cat litter and...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via Sportsnaut
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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