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#11
Monta Ellis
PPG RPG APG
18.9 2.4 4.1
Team: DallasHeight: 6-3 Born: 10/26/1985
Position: GWeight: 185 Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi
College: NoneDraft: 2nd Round 10th pick by Warriors (2005)


Latest News
Apr. 1 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET3:50 GMT11:50 8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST7:50 UAE (+1)05:5023:50 ET10:50 PM CT2:50 - Ellis returned to Dallas' lineup Wednesday and again led the Mavericks with 26 points.
Analysis: He has averaged 19.2 points this season.
Mar. 29 2:22 PM PT3:22 PM MT4:22 PM CT5:22 PM ET21:22 GMT5:22 2:22 PM MST4:22 PM EST1:22 UAE (+1)23:2217:22 ET4:22 PM CT20:22 - Dallas will face Indiana on Sunday without leading scorer Monta Ellis.
Analysis: Ellis had been listed as doubtful with a lower right leg injury. The veteran guard is averaging 19.1 points, 4.2 assists and a team high 1.92 steals. He needs 10 points to hit 13,000 for his career and 10 field goals to reach 5,000 in his career.
Mar. 25 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE05:210:21 ET10:21 PM CT3:21 - Ellis matched his season high with 38 points in the Mavericks' 101-94 win over San Antonio on Tuesday.
Analysis: Ellis' production came on 16-of-27 shooting, and followed a total of 23 points while going 7 for 31 from the field over the previous two games.
Mar. 23 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:061:06 ET11:06 PM CT4:06 - Ellis really struggled Sunday, finishing with 11 points on 4-of-22 shooting in a loss at Phoenix.
Analysis: Ellis, averaging 19.0 points, has totaled 23 while going 7 for 31 from the field in his past two games.
Mar. 8 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST7:12 UAE (+1)04:1223:12 ET9:12 PM CT2:12 - Ellis got hot in the second half Sunday, finishing with 31 points and five 3-pointers in a win over the Lakers.
Analysis: Ellis bounced back nicely after scoring only six on 2-of-14 shooting in his previous game at Golden State.
Feb. 21 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST9:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CT3:45 - Ellis scored 12 on 5-of-13 shooting Friday against the Rockets.
Analysis: Ellis seemed to struggle again Friday, though he was slightly improved after shooting a combined 3 of 19 in his previous two contests after following a hip injury.
Feb. 11 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)02:4720:47 ET7:47 PM CT23:47 - Ellis was in the starting lineup Wednesday night against Utah a day after coach Rick Carlisle called him doubtful with a left hip injury. Ellis extended his streak of consecutive games played to 219, a run that started at the beginning of his only full season in Milwaukee. He has played in all 137 games since coming to Dallas last season.
Analysis: It wasn't clear when Ellis was injured early in the first quarter of Monday's loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. He left with 8:03 remaining and didn't return. The presence of the Mavericks' leading scorer was a boost since they knew they would be without center Tyson Chandler (ankle) and point guard Rajon Rondo (orbital bone).
Feb. 9 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)02:4720:47 ET7:47 PM CT23:47 - Ellis went to the locker room with an injury in the first four minutes of the Dallas Mavericks' game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday.
Analysis: It wasn't clear when Ellis got hurt, but he was replaced by Devin Harris with 8:03 left in the first quarter.
Feb. 6 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET6:19 GMT14:19 11:19 PM MST1:19 AM EST10:19 UAE07:191:19 ET12:19 AM CT4:19 - Ellis had 21 points and six assists in Thursday's win at Sacramento.
Analysis: Ellis is averaging 22.9 points on 50.3 percent shooting over his last eight games.
Feb. 1 9:30 PM PT10:30 PM MT11:30 PM CT12:30 AM ET5:30 GMT13:30 10:30 PM MST12:30 AM EST9:30 UAE06:300:30 ET11:30 PM CT3:30 - Ellis had 25 points and a season-high 13 assists as the Dallas Mavericks sent the Orlando Magic to their eighth straight loss, 108-93 on Saturday night.
Analysis: Ellis is averaging 25.0 points on 55.8 percent shooting in his last five games and has increased his team-leading scoring average to 20.4.
Jan. 29 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST9:51 UAE06:510:51 ET11:51 PM CT3:51 - Ellis scored 33 points on 14-of-23 shooting in Wednesday's loss at Houston.
Analysis: Ellis is 38 of 66 over his last three games while averaging 29.3 points.
Jan. 26 10:54 PM PT11:54 PM MT12:54 AM CT1:54 AM ET6:54 GMT14:54 11:54 PM MST1:54 AM EST10:54 UAE07:541:54 ET12:54 AM CT4:54 - Ellis scored 36 points in Dallas' 109-106 loss to New Orleans on Sunday night.
Analysis: Ellis, scoring a team-leading 20.3 points per game, averaged 13.6 and shot 35.1 percent in his previous five games. He matched a season high Sunday by making 16 shots on 27 attempts.
Jan. 19 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:4923:49 ET10:49 PM CT2:49 - Ellis led the Mavericks with 25 points and seven assists Monday.
Analysis: Ellis totaled 19 points and four assists in his last two games so this was much better for owners.
Jan. 13 8:53 PM PT9:53 PM MT10:53 PM CT11:53 PM ET4:53 GMT12:53 9:53 PM MST11:53 PM EST8:53 UAE05:5323:53 ET10:53 PM CT2:53 - Ellis scored 28 and dished out a season high-tying 10 assists in Tuesday's overtime win in Sacramento. He also had four steals.
Analysis: Ellis hadn't scored more than 23 over his previous 10 games.
Dec. 21 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET5:39 GMT13:39 10:39 PM MST12:39 AM EST9:39 UAE06:390:39 ET11:39 PM CT3:39 - Ellis scored 38 points in Saturday's win over San Antonio.
Analysis: He did so on 15-of-23 shooting and has hit 52.0 percent of his shots in five games since his two-point night in Memphis on Dec. 9.
Dec. 6 11:16 PM PT12:16 AM MT1:16 AM CT2:16 AM ET7:16 GMT15:16 12:16 AM MST2:16 AM EST11:16 UAE08:162:16 ET1:16 AM CT5:16 - Ellis had 33 points Friday night but the Dallas Mavericks had a five-game win streak snapped with a 118-106 loss to Phoenix.
Analysis: Ellis is averaging 28.4 points in the last five games and has scored 30 or more three times.
Dec. 3 10:45 PM PT11:45 PM MT12:45 AM CT1:45 AM ET6:45 GMT14:45 11:45 PM MST1:45 AM EST10:45 UAE07:451:45 ET12:45 AM CT4:45 - Ellis scored a season-high 38 points in Tuesday's double-overtime win at Chicago.
Analysis: Ellis' 20.6 points per game marks his highest average in four seasons and his 46.3 field-goal percentage is the third-highest of his career.
Dec. 3 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE05:1323:13 ET10:13 PM CT2:13 - Ellis hit a wild, fall-away jumper at the buzzer, lifting the Dallas Mavericks over the Milwaukee Bucks 107-105 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Ellis followed up that 38-point effort Tuesday against the Bulls by scoring 23 against Milwaukee on Wednesday. He added seven assists.
Nov. 29 11:08 PM PT12:08 AM MT1:08 AM CT2:08 AM ET7:08 GMT15:08 12:08 AM MST2:08 AM EST11:08 UAE08:082:08 ET1:08 AM CT5:08 - Ellis scored 15 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Mavericks won for the eighth time in 10 games, beating the Toronto Raptors 106-102 on Friday night.
Analysis: Ellis, averaging 19.7 points, had a season-low eight in a win over New York on Wednesday.
Nov. 24 7:55 PM PT8:55 PM MT9:55 PM CT10:55 PM ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST7:55 UAE (+1)04:5522:55 ET9:55 PM CT1:55 - Ellis had 24 points and six assists Monday.
Analysis: Fantasy owners must be concerned that the assist numbers for Ellis are down. Monitor the situation and determine how you want to use him if this trend continues.
Nov. 19 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:4923:49 ET10:49 PM CT2:49 - Ellis went off for 34 points in Wednesday's win at Washington.
Analysis: Ellis shot 10 of 21 and made 12 of 14 free throws. Ellis, averaging 19.7 points, has scored at least 30 in two of his last three games.
Nov. 9 7:23 PM PT8:23 PM MT9:23 PM CT10:23 PM ET3:23 GMT11:23 8:23 PM MST10:23 PM EST7:23 UAE (+1)04:2322:23 ET9:23 PM CT1:23 - Ellis led the Mavericks with 23 points on Sunday.
Analysis: Ellis topped 20 points for only the second time so he needs to get hot soon.
Oct. 28 7:07 PM PT8:07 PM MT9:07 PM CT10:07 PM ET2:07 GMT10:07 7:07 PM MST9:07 PM EST6:07 UAE (+1)03:0722:07 ET8:07 PM CT0:07 - Ellis scored 26 points in Tuesday night's opener at San Antonio.
Analysis: Ellis added six assists and four rebounds. He finished 11 of 21 from the floor, taking 10 more shots than Dirk Nowitzki.

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