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Summer League 2017: What happens in Vegas, stays in the G League

This weekend, I made a pilgrimage to Las Vegas for NBA Summer League. For years, Vegas has been the place where people come hoping to hit the jackpot. For some, that’s robbing a casino with their ten friends. Or becoming a superstar by mind-freaking audiences with your rock n’ roll magic. Or striking it rich counting cards at blackjack with your autistic savant brother, Raymond...
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Monta Ellis expected to clear waivers after being waived

Monta Ellis was waived by the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday and could end up becoming an unrestricted free agent as a result. The Indy Star’s Nate Taylor shared the news about the Pacers waiving Ellis. He says Ellis is expected to pass through waivers. Ellis, 31, had the least productive season of his career since his rookie year. He was with the Pacers for two seasons and still...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Monta Ellis could reportedly be bought out by Pacers

Monta Ellis posted some of his worst numbers since his rookie season last year, and it sounds like the Indiana Pacers are willing to let the veteran guard explore better options this offseason.Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis Star reported on Monday that the Pacers and Ellis have begun discussing the possibility of a buyout. Ellis is set to earn $11.2 million next season and has an...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines for NBA free agency

With NBA free agency set to begin this weekend, visits for some of the top players on the market have already been set up. Where will Blake Griffin land after his former running partner Chris Paul was traded? Will Griffin stay in Los Angeles or look to move on to a contender? The answer to that question will tell us whether the Clippers are going to blow this whole thing up.Free...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'NBA Draft going back to school?' quiz

The NBA Draft is finally here, and while there isn't much drama regarding who will be selected with the first two picks on Thursday night, once you get to the Celtics at pick No. 3, it's anyone's guess as to who Danny Ainge might take there. It's already been an exciting week in the NBA with D'Angelo Russell, Brook Lopez and Dwight Howard already finding themselves in new homes...
June 22, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA suspends Monta Ellis, Reggie Bullock for violating drug policy

The NBA announced on Friday that it has suspended Indiana Pacers guard Monta Ellis and Detroit Pistons forward Reggie Bullock for violating the Association’s drug policy. Each will serve a five-game suspension to start the 2017-18 season. Ellis signed with Indiana prior to the 2015-16 campaign. He was expected to act as a No. 2 scoring option behind Paul George. Though, the veteran...
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June 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes playing for the ‘We Believe’ Warriors in this year’s Finals

Matt Barnes is making it his personal mission to complete the lineage of the Golden State Warriors.Speaking with the media on the eve of NBA Finals Game 1, Barnes, who is on his second tour of duty in Golden State, shouted out the 2006-07 “We Believe” Warriors team that he was on during his first stint.“I’m not only playing for my family but playing for that ‘We Believe’...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James shows inhuman nature leading Cavs to 26-point comeback

Never doubt LeBron James.In honor of 4/20, The King was blazing as he simply dominated the second half of Thursday’s Game 3 against the Pacers, leading the Cavs back from a 26-point deficit on the road. They went on to win 119-114, and James finished with a divine state line of 41 points (28 in the second half), 13 rebounds, 12 assists and two blocks.According to Basketball Reference...
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April 20, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Practice: Ellis on Finding Tempo with Starting Unit

March 27, 2017 - After being reinserted into the starting lineup, Monta Ellis talked about getting the offense in a flow and finding the right shots.
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March 27, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Practice: Monta Ellis on Coming off the Bench, Team Success

Jan. 4, 2017 - Pacers guard Monta Ellis discusses his strong showing in Detroit, adjusting to a sixth man role, and the keys to the team's three-game win streak.
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January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

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