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Wayne Ellington

28-Year-Old    SG    Free Agent

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

7.7

REB

2.3

AST

1.1

STL

0.6

BLK

0.1

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

After a one-year stint with the Lakers, the 27-year-old Ellington finds himself on his sixth team in seven years. The 6-4, 200-pound shooting guard, signed a one-year, $1.5 million deal with the Nets this offseason in the hopes of extending his career. In 65 games last seaso...

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HT: 6' 4"   WT: 200 lbs   DOB: 11/29/1987  College: North Carolina   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #28 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Wayne Ellington Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $3.07 million contract with the Nets in July of 2015.

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Ellington opted to decline his $1.5 million player option for the 2016-17 season and will become an unrestricted free agent, Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Wayne Ellington NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 21 76 18.2 6.6 2.1 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.8 42.4 87.1 1.0 0.4 1.7 2.1 39.5 2.5 5.9 0.8 0.9
2010-11 22 MIN 62 19.0 6.6 1.7 1.2 0.5 0.0 0.8 40.3 79.2 0.9 0.4 1.3 2.0 39.7 2.6 6.4 0.7 0.9
2011-12 23 MIN 51 19.1 6.1 1.9 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.7 40.4 80.0 0.5 0.3 1.7 2.1 32.4 2.4 5.9 0.6 0.8
2012-13 24 CLE 38 25.9 10.4 3.0 1.6 0.8 0.1 1.4 43.9 89.8 0.9 0.5 2.5 3.8 37.1 3.8 8.7 1.4 1.6
2012-13 24 MEM 40 16.9 5.5 1.3 1.1 0.4 0.0 1.0 40.7 93.8 0.6 0.1 1.2 2.4 42.3 2.0 5.0 0.4 0.4
2012-13 24 CLE/MEM 78 21.3 7.9 2.1 1.3 0.6 0.0 1.2 42.7 90.7 0.7 0.3 1.8 3.1 39.2 2.9 6.8 0.9 1.0
2013-14 25 DAL 45 8.7 3.2 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.6 43.7 90.9 0.2 0.2 0.8 1.3 42.4 1.2 2.8 0.2 0.2
2013-14 25 LAL 45 8.7 3.2 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.6 43.7 90.9 0.2 0.2 0.8 1.3 42.4 1.2 2.8 0.2 0.2
2013-14 25 DAL/LAL 90 8.7 3.2 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.6 43.7 90.9 0.2 0.2 0.8 1.3 42.4 1.2 2.8 0.2 0.2
2014-15 26 LAL 65 25.8 10.0 3.2 1.6 0.5 0.0 1.4 41.2 81.3 0.8 0.5 2.8 3.7 37.0 3.9 9.5 0.8 1.0
2015-16 27 BKN 76 21.3 7.7 2.3 1.1 0.6 0.1 1.3 38.9 85.7 0.6 0.3 2.0 3.5 35.8 2.9 7.4 0.7 0.8
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True Shooting Percentage

49.8%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Wayne Ellington has a true shooting percentage of 49.8%.

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Wayne Ellington NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 21 76 36.0 13.1 4.1 1.9 0.5 0.1 1.7 42.4 87.1 1.9 0.9 3.3 4.2 39.5 4.9 11.6 1.6 1.8
2010-11 22 MIN 62 36.0 12.5 3.3 2.2 0.9 0.1 1.5 40.3 79.2 1.6 0.8 2.5 3.7 39.7 4.9 12.1 1.3 1.6
2011-12 23 MIN 51 36.0 11.5 3.7 1.2 1.0 0.4 1.3 40.4 80.0 1.0 0.5 3.1 4.0 32.4 4.5 11.2 1.2 1.5
2012-13 24 CLE 38 36.0 14.5 4.2 2.3 1.1 0.1 1.9 43.9 89.8 1.2 0.7 3.4 5.2 37.1 5.3 12.1 1.9 2.2
2012-13 24 MEM 40 36.0 11.6 2.8 2.2 0.9 0.1 2.2 40.7 93.8 1.3 0.3 2.5 5.2 42.3 4.3 10.6 0.8 0.9
2012-13 24 CLE/MEM 78 36.0 13.3 3.6 2.3 1.0 0.1 2.0 42.7 90.7 1.2 0.5 3.1 5.2 39.2 4.9 11.5 1.5 1.6
2013-14 25 DAL 45 36.0 13.3 3.9 1.7 1.5 0.2 2.3 43.7 90.9 1.0 0.7 3.2 5.4 42.4 5.0 11.5 0.9 1.0
2013-14 25 LAL 45 36.0 13.3 3.9 1.7 1.5 0.2 2.3 43.7 90.9 1.0 0.7 3.2 5.4 42.4 5.0 11.5 0.9 1.0
2013-14 25 DAL/LAL 90 36.0 13.3 3.9 1.7 1.5 0.2 2.3 43.7 90.9 1.0 0.7 3.2 5.4 42.4 5.0 11.5 0.9 1.0
2014-15 26 LAL 65 36.0 14.0 4.5 2.3 0.7 0.0 1.9 41.2 81.3 1.1 0.7 3.8 5.2 37.0 5.5 13.3 1.1 1.4
2015-16 27 BKN 76 36.0 13.1 3.9 1.8 1.1 0.1 2.1 38.9 85.7 1.0 0.4 3.4 6.0 35.8 4.9 12.5 1.2 1.4
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Wayne Ellington NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 21 76 1386 505 159 74 20 5 64 42.4 87.1 74 33 126 162 39.5 190 448 61 70
2010-11 22 MIN 62 1181 410 108 72 28 3 48 40.3 79.2 53 26 82 121 39.7 160 397 42 53
2011-12 23 MIN 51 973 311 99 33 26 10 35 40.4 80.0 26 14 85 108 32.4 122 302 32 40
2012-13 24 CLE 38 985 396 114 62 29 2 53 43.9 89.8 33 20 94 143 37.1 145 330 53 59
2012-13 24 MEM 40 676 218 52 42 16 1 41 40.7 93.8 24 5 47 97 42.3 81 199 15 16
2012-13 24 CLE/MEM 78 1661 614 166 104 45 3 94 42.7 90.7 57 25 141 240 39.2 226 529 68 75
2013-14 25 DAL 45 393 145 43 19 16 2 25 43.7 90.9 11 8 35 59 42.4 55 126 10 11
2013-14 25 LAL 45 393 145 43 19 16 2 25 43.7 90.9 11 8 35 59 42.4 55 126 10 11
2013-14 25 DAL/LAL 90 786 290 86 38 32 4 50 43.7 90.9 22 16 70 118 42.4 110 252 20 22
2014-15 26 LAL 65 1675 650 210 105 33 2 90 41.2 81.3 50 31 179 243 37.0 254 617 52 64
2015-16 27 BKN 76 1615 586 174 82 48 5 96 38.9 85.7 45 20 154 268 35.8 218 561 54 63
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Wayne Ellington NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2009-10 21 76 18.2 52.7 49.6 11.8 11.8 1.0 5.6
2010-11 22 MIN 62 19.0 48.8 46.3 13.2 9.7 1.4 5.2
2011-12 23 MIN 51 19.1 48.7 46.2 8.7 6.9 1.3 5.2
2012-13 24 CLE 38 25.9 55.6 52.0 13.7 7.3 1.9 10.0
2012-13 24 MEM 40 16.9 52.9 51.0 15.4 8.8 1.8 4.7
2012-13 24 CLE/MEM 78 21.3 54.6 51.6 14.4 7.9 1.8 7.2
2013-14 25 DAL 45 8.7 55.4 53.6 11.8 6.8 1.7 3.2
2013-14 25 LAL 45 8.7 55.4 53.6 11.8 6.8 1.7 3.2
2013-14 25 DAL/LAL 90 8.7 55.4 53.6 11.8 6.8 1.7 3.2
2014-15 26 LAL 65 25.8 50.4 48.5 13.1 6.2 2.1 8.8
2015-16 27 BKN 76 21.3 49.8 47.4 11.5 6.3 1.8 6.6
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Wayne Ellington: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ellington provided 21 points (8-12 FG, 5-7 3Pt), one rebound and one assist across 26 minutes during the Nets' 113-99 loss to the Hornets on Friday.

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Ellington will move into the starting lineup at shooting guard Thursday against the Cavaliers, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports.

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Ellington will move to a bench role in Thursday's game against the Cavaliers, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Ellington will start at shooting guard in Saturday's game against the Pistons, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Ellington will come off the bench for Thursday's game against the Bulls, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Ellington (illness) scored eight points (3-8 FG, 2-6 3Pt) and added five rebounds, three assists, and two steals across 17 minutes during the Nets' 131-114 win against the 76ers on Tuesday.

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Ellington (illness) will be available Tuesday against the 76ers, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Ellington (illness) is listed as probable for Tuesday's matchup with the 76ers, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN reports.

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Ellington (illness) won't play in Sunday's game against the Bucks, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Ellington missed practice Saturday with an illness, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports.

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Ellington compiled 10 points (4-11 FG, 2-5 3Pt), five rebounds, four assists, and one steal in 29 minutes during the Nets' 95-89 loss to the 76ers on Friday.

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Ellington (head) put up 10 points (4-6 FG, 2-3 3Pt), two steals, and one assist across 28 minutes in Tuesday's 107-101 loss to the Lakers.

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2015-16

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2014-15

Ellington spent last season buried on the Mavericks' bench, averaging just 3.2 points and 1.0 rebound in a career-low (by far) nine minutes per game. He was traded to the Knicks – along with Jose Calderon, Samuel Dalembert, and Shane Larkin – in June, only to be shipped to Sacramento a month later. The former North Carolina star has struggled to find his niche in the league since entering as a first-round pick in 2009. After three mostly underwhelming years in Minnesota, Ellington bounced from Memphis to Cleveland to Dallas over the next two seasons. Outside of his 38-game cameo with the Cavs in 2012-13, during which he averaged 10.4 points on 44-percent shooting, Ellington hasn't displayed much consistency. He's just a 42-percent shooter for his career and is close to being typecast as a three-point specialist. To his credit, he's one of the better outside shooters in the league (42 percent last season), but the question is whether he'll have enough opportunities to make an impact. Ben McLemore and rookie Nik Stauskas are firmly ahead of Ellington on the depth chart, and he'll likely be relegated to a fringe-rotational role.

2013-14

Known for his defense, Ellington will be something of a specialist for Dallas. Coach Rick Carlisle has had success using other players in a similar role, particularly DeShawn Stevenson, but Ellington will have to earn minutes in a suddenly crowded backcourt. He does have more experience than the crop of rookies, but it doesn't guarantee productivity.

2012-13

The Grizzlies traded for Ellington over the summer, and he should be used as an offensive boost off the bench with O.J. Mayo departed to free agency. That boost will depend on Ellington’s shooting from beyond the arc being closer to the 40 percent from his first two seasons rather than his 32.4 percent from last year. He should start the season as Tony Allen’s backup at the two, but he could tumble down the depth chart if the three’s do not fall.

2011-12

Minnesota had hoped Ellington could provide Minnesota with a consistent three-point threat off the bench. While his three-point shooting has been above average (39.7 percent last season), it's not elite. He'll likely have a limited role this season again.

2010-11

The most outstanding player of the 2009 Final Four was supposed to give Minnesota an outside shooter, but he shot just 39.5 percent from behind the arc in his rookie season. He's buried on the depth chart at either shooting guard or small forward, but at least on the Timberwolves it's possible for him to win more minutes if he improves.

2009-10

The most outstanding player of the 2009 Final Four could fill Minnesota's need for an outside shooter. He'll get a chance to win minutes at shooting guard or small forward on the wide open roster, but will likely start the season as the third or fourth option off the bench. Still, he's got some sleeper potential.