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Former UNC Star Wayne Ellington Agrees To 2-Year Deal With The Heat

Former North Carolina star Wayne Ellington will play for one of the NBA’s best franchises next season.  The 28-year-old guard has agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal with the Miami Heat, according to Yahoo! Sports’ The Vertical.  Ellington played for the Brooklyn Nets last season.  Free agent guard Wayne Ellington has agreed to a two-year, $12M-plus deal with the Miami...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Heat sign Wayne Ellington to two-year deal

Free agent guard Wayne Ellington has agreed to a two-year, $12 million-plus deal with the Miami Heat, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Ellington, 28, has played on six different teams in the last seven years. He averaged 7.7 points on 38.9 percent shooting last season with the Brooklyn Nets. The Heat signing Ellington makes it appear they won’t be matching Tyler Johnson’s...
Via The Sports Daily
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Ellington is steal healing from his father's murder

Wayne Ellington's relationship with his father came to a tragic end a year ago when he dad was murdered in Philadelphia. Now, only a year later, Ellington is still thinking and talking about one of the worst moments of his life.Over at Newsday, Rod Boone put together a story on Ellington and his father. It's worth a read. Here is an excerpt:You can click here to read Boone's full...
Via FOX Sports
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Wayne Ellington says the Nets are 'a lovely spot' for him

It's got to be nice to have a guaranteed contract. Wayne Ellington has finally played himself into one.Ellington was selected by the Timberwolves in the first round of the 2009 draft, so it's not like he's never had any sort of NBA job security, but every since that contract ran out, it's been a journeyman's career for someone who's still just a 27-year-old trying to make a living...
Via FOX Sports
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Wayne Ellington have a future with the Lakers?

The 2014-15 season was the worst in the long history of the Los Angeles Lakers, but there were a few bright spots scattered throughout all the losses. One of those bright spots was the play of Wayne Ellington, a 27-year-old journeyman shooting guard. Ellington shot a very respectable 37 percent from behind the arc while averaging career highs in nearly every statistical category...
Via FOX Sports
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers' Ellington cherishing his late father this Christmas in game against Chicago

Christmas is Wayne Ellington's favorite holiday, but it won't be the same for the 27-year-old Laker this season. It won't ever be the same, really. It's been six weeks since his father, Wayne Ellington Sr., was shot to death and found by police in his car in Philadelphia, an unspeakable act of violence that surely will never be understood by his family. For Christmas, Ellington will...
Via Fox Sports West
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Man charged in shooting death of Wayne Ellington Jr.'s father

The man accused of killing the father of Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington Jr. has been arrested on a murder charge. Authorities say 34-year-old Philadelphia resident Carl White was arrested Thursday in the shooting death of 57-year-old Wayne Ellington last month. Police say the elder Ellington was found shot in the head in the driver's seat of a car in northwest Philadelphia...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Wayne Ellington On Leave After Father’s Murder In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — The father of Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington Jr. was shot and killed in Philadelphia over the weekend. Police say 57-year-old Wayne Ellington was found shot in the head in the driver’s seat of a car in the Germantown section of northwest Philadelphia just after 8 p.m. Sunday. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that he was taken to Einstein Medical Center...
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Laker Wayne Ellington on leave after father shot and killed

Wayne Ellington was granted an indefinite leave of absence by the Lakers on Tuesday after the team learned the player’s father was shot and killed in Philadelphia on Sunday night. “My family and I are devastated by the news of my father’s murder on Sunday night in Philadelphia,” Ellington said in a statement released by...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls In the Hunt for Another Free Agent

With some notable players still on the market, NBA free agency is still very much alive. Along with Phoenix Suns’ guard Eric Bledsoe and Detroit big man Greg Monroe, add shooting guard Wayne Ellington to that list of players still without a home. #Bulls reported interest in Wayne Ellington before he signed with the Mavs indicates Gar/Pax wants one more shooter flanking DRose. —...
Via Sports Mockery
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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