Ellis has agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal with a player option after the third year with the Indiana pacers, CBS Sports confirms.
Dallas has the 21st pick in the second round Thursday night, and three openings in the starting lineup after finding out for sure on the eve of the draft that guard Monta Ellis will opt out of the final year of his contract
Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis will opt out of the final year of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent, CBS 11 has learned.
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.
The Dallas Mavericks withstood a triple-double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 135-131.
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.
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.
Leading scorer Monta Ellis missed the game with a lower right leg injury, and Dallas fell to Indiana 104-99 on the road.
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.
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.
Tyson Chandler is out for the last game before the All-Star break, and Monta Ellis probably won’t play either.
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.