Monta Ellis

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Mavs-Rockets Rivalry Renewed In Playoffs Matchup

Dallas won its 50th game on Wednesday night for the first time since their title season of 2011. Their reward? The 7-seed and a first round matchup with the in-state Houston Rockets.

04/16/2015

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Mavs Beat Thunder 135-131 Despite Westbrook Triple-Double

The Dallas Mavericks withstood a triple-double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 135-131.

04/01/2015

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Mavs Upgrade Monta After ‘Positive Practice’

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle told 105.3 The Fan that he wasn’t certain Monta Ellis would be ‘playing any time soon.’ Hours later Ellis returned to Mavs practice.

03/31/2015

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Carlisle To Shan & RJ On Mavs’ ‘Elusive Formula’

The Mavericks are slipping in the Western Conference playoff race. But the confidence coach Rick Carlisle has in his club – with health the lone caveat — is not slipping.

03/31/2015

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Mavs Lose To Pacers 104-99 Without Ellis

Leading scorer Monta Ellis missed the game with a lower right leg injury, and Dallas fell to Indiana 104-99 on the road.

03/30/2015

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Mavs Rally Past Spurs Behind Ellis’ 38 Points

Monta Ellis matched his season high with 38 points and the Dallas Mavericks rallied in the second half to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 101-94 on Tuesday night.

03/24/2015

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Cuban Says Durant Has ‘Backed Off’ 1-On-1 Challenge

Mark Cuban accepted Kevin Durant’s challenge to play 1-on-1 for a spot in the NBA All Star game. The Mavs owner says the reigning MVP has “backed off” and is unwilling to play.

02/12/2015

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Mavs Crossing Fingers On Injuries To Chandler, Ellis, Rondo

Tyson Chandler is out for the last game before the All-Star break, and Monta Ellis probably won’t play either.

02/10/2015

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Chandler & Ellis Hurt As Clippers Beat Mavs

DeAndre Jordan had 22 points, and Los Angeles beat Dallas by a score of 115-98 on Monday after the Mavs lost Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis to injuries in the first 4 minutes.

02/10/2015

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Late Call Lifts Pelicans Over Mavs 109-106

Monta Ellis scored 36 points, giving Dallas a 106-105 lead with a running scoop with 12.3 seconds left. But Anthony Davis hit two free throws in the final seconds and had a pivotal steal.

01/26/2015

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Ellis Scores 20 As Mavs Beat Cavs 109-90

Monta Ellis scored 20 points and the Mavericks won their fifth straight, a 109-90 victory over the Cavaliers, who again played without LeBron James.

01/04/2015

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Ellis Leads Mavs To 114-87 Rout Of Wizards

Monta Ellis came back after injuring his left ankle on Sunday. He scored 20 points in 27 minutes, made a game-high four steals and helped hold the Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal to 10 points.

12/31/2014

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