WAYNE ELLINGTON NEWS

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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Wayne Ellington takes leave of absence following father’s murder

Sending condolences to Lakers guard Wayne Ellington and his family. The guard  was granted a leave of absence from the team after his father was murdered in Philadelphia. Wayne Ellington, Sr., 57, was found slumped inside his car Sunday in the city’s Germantown section. He was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Earlier that day, Ellington had sent a text message to his son...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Conley leads Grizzlies past Lakers, 107-102

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Mike Conley scored 23 points and the Memphis Grizzlies finally got a strong effort from their struggling bench to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102 on Tuesday night. Kobe Bryant led the Lakers (1-6) with 28 points, but shot 10 of 26 from the field and surpassed Boston Celtics great John Havlicek for the most missed field goals in an NBA career. Reserve guard...
Via AP on Fox
14 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Father of Lakers player killed in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Los Angeles Lakers have confirmed that a man shot and killed in Philadelphia over the weekend was the father of a player on the team. 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 (http://bit.ly/1sBlvTG...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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

This is sad news, but sheds a light on the daily violence in Philadelphia. According to USA Today, Wayne Ellington has taken a leave of absence after his father was murdered over the weekend. https://twitter.com/JeffZillgitt The Lakers released a statement on the matter. “Our players are upset for their friend and teammate. Additionally, ownership and all Lakers employees are...
Via Thacover2
15 days ago  |  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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Ellington Takes Indefinite Leave Of Absence After Death Of Father

Wayne Ellington's father was shot and killed Sunday in Philadelphia, the Los Angeles Lakers announced on Tuesday. Ellington has been granted an indefinite leave of absence from the team.
Via RealGM
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin and Wayne Ellington trip each other running back on defense

The Los Angeles Lakers are fast becoming the laughingstock of the NBA season. While Kobe Bryant is playing like it’s 2006 again, the rest of the team seems to have also returned to 2006 as well. Things like Jeremy Lin and Wayne Ellington tripping each other while running back on defense certainly don’t help: Yup. It’s gonna be a loooooong season. *** Jeremy Lin pic courtesy...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
24 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Injury Update: Ben McLemore recieved stiches following a collision with Wayne Ellington during Friday's game

Sacramento Kings sophomore guard Ben McLemore has received five stitches after colliding with the Lakers' Wayne Ellington during Sacramento's recent preseason contest against Los Angeles. The injury occurred in the fourth quarter of the Kings' 93-92 win at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The contest, the seventh and final preseason game for Sacramento, saw McLemore...
Via NBA Injury News
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Randle leads Lakers past Blazers 94-86

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) Rookie Julius Randle scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and Jeremy Lin added 13 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' 94-86 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in a preseason game Wednesday night. Wayne Ellington and Wesley Johnson scored 11 points apiece for the Lakers (3-4), who played a solid defensive game and surged in the fourth quarter...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

OFFICIAL: Lakers NBA 2K15 ratings

NBA 2K15 was released today, which means that fans of the Association and the video game will be spending lots of time in front of their television sets today. Ahead of the release of their new game, 2K Sports revealed the ratings of all the players featured in the game on their Facebook page. Here’s all the ratings for the Los Angeles Lakers players featured on that list: Kobe...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Julius Randle wows crowd with strong poster dunk, nifty reverse layup

via twitter.com/Lakers Julius Rande looked pretty good during his NBA preseason debut on Monday night. The rookie scored 10 points on 5-for-9 shooting, grabbed 8 rebounds and blocked one shot in 27 minutes of action, though his most impressive play of the night would come on his first made basket. After receiving the pass from Wayne Ellington, Randle attacked the hoop with aggression...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

What does Nick Young’s Injury do to the Lakers Rotation?

The injury bug has hit the Lakers once again, but this time before the Preseason even starts. In practice on Thursday, Nick Young was guarding Kobe Bryant and jammed his thumb against Kobe’s elbow which resulted in a torn radial collateral ligament in the right thumb. Nick Young will be going through surgery and then rehab. He is anticipated to miss 6-8 weeks due to the injury...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Assortment of Lakers contribute during Friday’s scrimmage

PHOTO: NBA.com While the first few days of camp were all about the Black Mamba, today’s scrimmage session seemed to feature a number of different faces. In footage provided by the Lakers’ official Instagram account, players such as Jeremy Lin, Ed Davis, Steve Nash, Wayne Ellington and Julius Randle can be seen making plays on the court. .embed-container {position: relative; padding...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Sign Wayne Ellington, Ronnie Price

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Wayne Ellington and Ronnie Price. Ellington, 26, averaged 3.2 points in 8.7 minutes per game for the Mavericks last season. He shot 42.4% from the three-point line during his limited role. Ellington will have the opportunity to take over Jodie Meeks’ role as a... The post Lakers Sign Wayne Ellington, Ronnie Price appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Wayne Ellington Signing Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Wayne Ellington Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, veteran minimum The Los Angeles Lakers are going to have a pathetic defense this season, there is no debating this, just look at their roster. They have Jordan Hill and ummm, I said Jordan Hill right? However, they have a chance to have an excellent offense this...
Via HoopStuff
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Lakers sign Ellington and Price

Photo Credit: sportsoutwest.com The Los Angeles Lakers have been an active franchise in the past couple of days, signing shooting guard Wayne Ellington, and veteran point guard Ronnie Price. Both players simply add some depth to both guard positions. Steve Nash has reportedly looked good in scrimmages, but he is 40. They have Jordan Clarkson, a second round pick from the latest NBA...
Via Pass The Pill
September 24, 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...
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Ellington Signs With Lakers

Wayne Ellington has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced on Monday. Ellington was recently waived by the Sacramento Kings.
Via RealGM
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team work out Pooh Jeter, Ronnie Price, Wayne Ellington, others

With just weeks to go before the start of training camp, the Los Angeles Lakers are still searching for players who may be able to help them on the court next season. Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss have already brought in the likes of Michael Beasley, Dexter Pittman and Toney Douglas for workouts at their practice facility in El Segundo, and it appears the purple and gold also brought...
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September 13, 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. —...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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