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Monta Ellis
19.0 3.6 5.7
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. 12 8:48 PM PT9:48 PM MT10:48 PM CT11:48 PM ET3:48 GMT11:48 8:48 PM MST10:48 PM EST7:48 UAE (+1)05:4823:48 ET10:48 PM CT2:48 - Ellis matched his season high with 37 points on Saturday night, leading Dallas to a 101-98 victory over Phoenix. The win clinched a playoff berth for the Mavericks.
Analysis: The guard was big when it mattered most for Dallas, going 3 of 4 from 3-point range, all during a key third-quarter stretch when the team rallied back from an 11-point halftime deficit.
Apr. 6 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST6:41 UAE (+1)04:4122:41 ET9:41 PM CT1:41 - Ellis scored 23 points as Dallas defeated Sacramento 93-91. It was the third straight victory for the Mavericks, who are battling for the final spots in the Western Conference playoffs.
Analysis: The guard came through when his team needed him most, scoring eight points in the fourth quarter to help preserve the victory.
Mar. 24 10:53 PM PT11:53 PM MT12:53 AM CT1:53 AM ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST9:53 UAE06:531:53 ET11:53 PM CT4:53 - Ellis scored 32 points Sunday night but Dallas fell 107-104 in overtime to Brooklyn.
Analysis: Ellis is averaging 26.7 points and shooting 54.7 percent in his last three games.
Mar. 22 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE06:191:19 ET11:19 PM CT4:19 - Ellis scored 14 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter as Dallas beat Denver 122-106 on Friday night.
Analysis: Dallas is 19-5 when Ellis scores at least seven points in the fourth.
Mar. 20 9:57 PM PT10:57 PM MT11:57 PM CT12:57 AM ET4:57 GMT12:57 9:57 PM MST11:57 PM EST8:57 UAE05:570:57 ET10:57 PM CT3:57 - Ellis scored 22 and was 4 of 6 from long distance in Wednesday's loss to the Timberwolves.
Analysis: Ellis, who averages just 3.6 rebounds on the season, also had six rebounds and strangely has at least six in each of his last four home contests.
Mar. 1 10:10 PM PT11:10 PM MT12:10 AM CT1:10 AM ET6:10 GMT14:10 11:10 PM MST1:10 AM EST10:10 UAE07:101:10 ET12:10 AM CT5:10 - Ellis had 20 points in Friday's loss to the Bulls.
Analysis: Ellis has scored 20-plus in three straight after averaging just 11.7 in his previous three.
Feb. 26 8:32 PM PT9:32 PM MT10:32 PM CT11:32 PM ET4:32 GMT12:32 9:32 PM MST11:32 PM EST8:32 UAE05:3223:32 ET10:32 PM CT3:32 - Ellis led the way with 23 points in Wednesday's 108-89 win over New Orleans.
Analysis: Dallas has won 11 in a row when Ellis scores at least 22 points.
Feb. 12 8:34 PM PT9:34 PM MT10:34 PM CT11:34 PM ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST8:34 UAE05:3423:34 ET10:34 PM CT2:34 - Ellis had 23 points, nine rebounds and six assists Wednesday in a win at Indiana.
Analysis: It was Ellis' highest scoring total in 13 games.
Jan. 8 10:58 PM PT11:58 PM MT12:58 AM CT1:58 AM ET6:58 GMT14:58 11:58 PM MST1:58 AM EST10:58 UAE07:581:58 ET12:58 AM CT4:58 - Monta Ellis scored 10 consecutive points on five shots in the fourth quarter of Dallas' 110-97 victory over the Lakers on Tuesday.
Analysis: Ellis finished with 16 points and nine assists, despite struggling with his shot for much of the game. He finished 7 of 18 from the field.
Jan. 2 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET5:05 GMT13:05 10:05 PM MST12:05 AM EST9:05 UAE06:050:05 ET11:05 PM CT3:05 - Ellis scored 23 as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Washington Wizards 87-78 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Ellis only had one assist but you should know that's about what you can expect by this time if you own him.
Dec. 18 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET4:57 GMT12:57 9:57 PM MST11:57 PM EST8:57 UAE05:5723:57 ET10:57 PM CT2:57 - Ellis scored 18 on 6-of-12 shooting in Wednesday's win over Memphis.
Analysis: Ellis has had a quieter couple of games with 25 points, combining to take 19 shots. He's averaging 20.8 points and 16.2 shots per game.
Nov. 30 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)04:1422:14 ET9:14 PM CT1:14 - Ellis scored 26 points in a 112-106 loss to the Wolves on Saturday night.
Analysis: Ellis bounced back after rough fantasy efforts of four points and 12 had owners searching for answers.
Nov. 6 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST9:46 UAE06:460:46 ET11:46 PM CT3:46 - Ellis had 30 points and nine assists in Tuesday's win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Analysis: It marked the second time in Ellis' four-game Dallas tenure that he's recorded at least 30 points and eight assists.
Oct. 31 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET4:23 GMT12:23 9:23 PM MST11:23 PM EST8:23 UAE05:230:23 ET10:23 PM CT2:23 - Ellis scored 32 points in his Mavericks debut Wednesday.
Analysis: Ellis is not shy about shooting, and he'll continue to put up fantasy points all season.
July 23 2:10 PM PT3:10 PM MT4:10 PM CT5:10 PM ET21:10 GMT5:10 2:10 PM MST4:10 PM EST1:10 UAE (+1)23:1017:10 ET4:10 PM CT20:10 - The Mavericks have signed Ellis, finishing off the final piece of their new starting lineup. Terms of the deal announced Tuesday weren't disclosed. It is reportedly a three-year contract for between $25 and $30 million.
Analysis: Ellis will start alongside point guard Jose Calderon, another free agent addition. The third new starter is center Samuel Dalembert. It's the second straight year the Mavericks have put three new starters around Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion.
July 13 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET21:56 GMT5:56 2:56 PM MST4:56 PM EST1:56 UAE (+1)23:5617:56 ET4:56 PM CT20:56 - The Dallas Mavericks have made their biggest free agent play in a busy offseason, adding Ellis to a backcourt that's still crowded even after a couple of setbacks.
Analysis: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said in an email Saturday that Ellis has agreed to a contract. It is reportedly a three-year deal valued between $25 million and $30 million. Ellis figures to start alongside point guard Jose Calderon, another free agent who signed a four-year, $29 million deal.

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