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WAYNE ELLINGTON RUMORS

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 AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Ellington expected to rejoin Lakers on Friday

It looks like the Los Angeles Lakers will have another scorer on the bench when they face the Dallas Mavericks on Friday. According to Mike Trudell from Lakers.com, Wayne Ellington is expected to rejoin the team in time for Friday’s game against the Mavs. Ellington has been on an indefinite leave of absence since his father was shot and killed in Philadelphia on November 4. LAL...
Via Lakerholicz.com
27 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers G Ellington taking leave of absence after father's death

Lakers guard Wayne Ellington will take a leave of absence from the team after the shooting death of his father, the team announced Tuesday. "My family and I are devastated by the news of my father's murder on Sunday night in Philadelphia," Ellington said in a statement. "We appreciate everyone's support and ask that you respect the privacy of our family during this very difficult...
Via Fox Sports
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

Lakers Wayne Ellington Leaves Team After His Father Was Shot to Death

Lakers shooting guard Wayne Ellington has reportedly taken a leave of absence from the team after his father was shot and killed on Sunday night in Philadelphia. Wayne Ellington's dad was shot and killed in Philadelphia Sunday night, per Lakers. Ellington has been granted a leave of absence. — Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) November 11, 2014 Details are still emerging but this...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Injury Updates: Ryan Kelly, Wayne Ellington will both miss season opener

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to put a dreadful 2013-2014 season behind them in which they won only 27 games. Injuries were a major factor in their season last season and it appears they will open the season tonight against the Houston Rockets. With Steve Nash already lost for the season and Xavier Henry unlikely to play, Ryan Kelly and Wayne Ellington will also miss the...
Via NBA Injury News
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

OFFICIAL: Lakers sign guard Wayne Ellington

The Los Angeles Lakers have made another addition to their roster. General manager Mitch Kupchak announced via a statement today that Wayne Ellington had been signed to a deal. The deal is partially guaranteed, according to Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News. Like Kupchak, Ellington was a North Carolina Tar Heel, and lead the team to an NCAA championship in 2009 before being drafted...
Via Lakerholicz.com
September 22, 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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