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WAYNE ELLINGTON RUMORS

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 AP on Fox
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...
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

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

Knicks News: New York trades Wayne Ellington to Sacramento Kings

The New York Knicks acquired Travis Outlaw and Quincy Acy from the Sacramento Kings for Wayne Ellington and Jeremy Tyler. The Knicks have a logjam at guard, and they have been trying to trade either Pablo Prigioni, Ellington or both to free up roster space. It appears Ellington will be the odd man out, but it remains to be seen if Prigioni will follow suit.Image by Keith Allison...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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