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Wayne Ellington

30-Year-Old       Miami Heat

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

11.2

REB

2.8

AST

1.1

STL

0.7

BLK

0.1

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Ellington had one of his best years as a pro last season, posting career highs in points per game (10.5) and effective field-goal percentage (55.0). He’s almost exclusively a three-point shooter, with 71.0 percent of his shots coming from beyond the arc last year. While he p...

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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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Signed a two-year, $12 million contract with the Heat in July of 2016.

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Ellington posted 26 points (10-15 FG, 6-10 3Pt, 0-2 FT), three assists and one steal across 37 minutes in Saturday's 106-105 win over the Hornets.

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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
2016-17 28 MIA 62 24.2 10.5 2.1 1.1 0.6 0.1 2.4 41.6 86.0 0.5 0.3 1.8 6.4 37.8 3.7 9.0 0.6 0.7
2017-18 29 MIA 46 25.5 11.2 2.8 1.1 0.7 0.1 3.0 42.5 81.8 0.7 0.3 2.5 7.3 41.0 3.7 8.7 0.8 1.0
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Wayne Ellington NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 5 32.4 14.8 3.6 2.2 0.6 0.2 3.4 46.3 70.0 2.0 0.6 3.0 8.2 41.5 5.0 10.8 1.4 2.0
Last 14 Days 8 32.6 14.1 3.6 1.9 0.8 0.4 3.4 42.9 72.7 1.5 0.5 3.1 8.6 39.1 4.9 11.4 1.0 1.4
Last 30 Days 15 33.3 15.1 3.9 1.3 0.7 0.2 3.8 43.3 70.0 0.9 0.5 3.5 9.5 40.1 5.2 12.0 0.9 1.3
Last 5 Games 5 32.4 14.8 3.6 2.2 0.6 0.2 3.4 46.3 70.0 2.0 0.6 3.0 8.2 41.5 5.0 10.8 1.4 2.0
Last 10 Games 10 33.1 14.9 4.1 1.6 0.9 0.3 3.6 42.6 69.2 1.3 0.6 3.5 9.5 37.9 5.2 12.2 0.9 1.3
Last 20 Games 20 32.3 14.6 4.1 1.2 0.7 0.3 3.7 43.2 75.0 1.0 0.5 3.6 9.1 40.9 4.9 11.4 1.1 1.4

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Wayne Ellington
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Jan 20 @CHA 105-106 36 26 0 3 1 0 1 10 15 0 2 6 10 0 0 0
Jan 19 @BKN 101-95 33 10 3 1 2 1 3 4 11 0 0 2 7 1 2 5
Jan 17 @MIL 101-106 28 11 5 4 0 0 1 3 7 2 2 3 6 1 4 4
Jan 15 @CHI 119-111 33 20 5 1 0 0 2 6 13 3 3 5 11 1 4 1
Jan 14 MIL 97-79 32 7 5 2 0 0 3 2 8 2 3 1 7 0 5 1
Jan 10 @IND 106-114 33 15 5 2 0 1 0 5 13 1 1 4 10 0 5 1
Jan 9 @TOR 89-90 35 15 3 2 1 1 1 6 17 0 0 3 12 1 2 0
Jan 7 UTA 103-102 31 9 3 0 2 0 1 3 7 0 0 3 6 0 3 2
Jan 5 NYK 107-103 36 24 4 0 1 0 1 9 19 0 0 6 16 2 2 2
Jan 3 DET 111-104 34 12 8 1 2 0 0 4 12 1 2 3 10 0 8 1
Dec 30 @ORL 111-117 32 12 4 1 0 0 1 4 9 0 0 4 9 0 4 2
Dec 29 BKN 87-111 28 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 10 3 4 0 6 0 2 0
Dec 26 ORL 107-89 34 18 6 1 2 0 0 6 11 0 1 6 10 0 6 1
Dec 23 NOP 94-109 35 13 3 1 0 0 0 4 12 2 2 3 10 1 2 1
Dec 22 DAL 113-101 39 28 3 0 0 0 0 10 16 0 0 8 12 0 3 2
Dec 20 @BOS 89-90 32 9 6 1 0 0 1 3 11 1 2 2 8 0 6 2
Dec 18 @ATL 110-104 33 6 6 1 0 1 2 1 6 3 3 1 4 0 6 5
Dec 16 LAC 90-85 24 9 3 2 0 0 2 3 9 1 1 2 7 0 3 0
Dec 15 @CHA 98-104 25 16 3 1 1 0 0 5 10 1 1 5 10 1 2 0
Dec 13 POR 95-102 32 24 4 0 2 1 1 8 11 1 1 7 10 1 3 0
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Dec 11 @MEM 82-107 31 12 2 1 0 0 1 4 8 0 0 4 6 0 2 0
Dec 9 @BKN 89-101 23 9 3 0 2 0 0 4 9 0 0 1 6 1 2 1
Dec 6 @SAS 117-105 19 6 1 0 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 2 5 0 1 0
Dec 3 GSW 95-123 27 9 3 2 0 0 0 3 10 0 0 3 10 0 3 3
Dec 1 CHA 105-100 18 14 4 1 2 0 0 5 9 0 0 4 7 0 4 1
Nov 29 @NYK 115-86 27 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 7 0 0 1 7 1 0 0
Nov 28 @CLE 108-97 24 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 2 0
Nov 26 @CHI 93-100 30 19 2 2 1 0 1 5 8 4 4 5 8 0 2 1
Nov 24 @MIN 97-109 27 21 3 1 0 0 1 6 9 3 3 6 9 1 2 1
Nov 22 BOS 104-98 22 9 5 1 0 0 0 3 7 1 1 2 6 0 5 2
Nov 19 IND 95-120 25 21 2 0 1 0 0 7 12 0 0 7 12 1 1 0
Nov 17 @WAS 88-91 21 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 1 1 4 0 3 2
Nov 15 WAS 93-102 8 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Nov 12 @DET 112-103 9 6 1 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 2 4 0 1 0
Nov 10 @UTA 74-84 15 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 0
Nov 8 @PHO 115-126 34 15 3 0 0 0 0 4 9 3 4 4 9 0 3 1
Nov 6 @GSW 97-80 28 9 1 1 1 0 1 3 10 0 0 3 9 0 1 0
Nov 5 @LAC 101-104 27 17 1 2 0 1 0 6 11 0 0 5 9 0 1 2
Nov 3 @DEN 95-94 12 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 3 1
Nov 1 CHI 97-91 23 6 2 4 1 0 0 2 7 0 0 2 6 0 2 1
Oct 30 MIN 122-125 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Oct 28 BOS 90-96 17 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 1 6 0 1 1
Oct 25 SAS 100-117 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Oct 23 ATL 104-93 25 20 2 2 1 0 1 6 9 2 2 6 8 1 1 1
Oct 21 IND 112-108 15 8 3 1 1 0 2 3 8 0 0 2 6 0 3 0
Oct 18 @ORL 116-109 10 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 5 1 1 0 4 0 0 0
Wayne Ellington Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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True Shooting Percentage

61.2%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Wayne Ellington has a true shooting percentage of 61.2%.

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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 1.9 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
2016-17 28 MIA 62 36.0 15.6 3.2 1.7 0.8 0.1 3.6 41.6 86.0 0.7 0.4 2.7 9.5 37.8 5.5 13.3 0.9 1.0
2017-18 29 MIA 46 36.0 15.7 4.0 1.5 0.9 0.2 4.2 42.5 81.8 0.9 0.4 3.6 10.3 41.0 5.2 12.3 1.1 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 83 48 5 96 38.9 85.7 45 20 154 268 35.8 218 561 54 63
2016-17 28 MIA 62 1500 648 132 70 35 4 149 41.6 86.0 30 18 114 394 37.8 231 555 37 43
2017-18 29 MIA 46 1173 513 131 49 30 6 137 42.5 81.8 30 14 117 334 41.0 170 400 36 44
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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 11.6 6.3 1.8 6.6
2016-17 28 MIA 62 24.2 56.5 55.0 10.4 4.5 2.3 8.5
2017-18 29 MIA 46 25.5 61.2 59.6 9.8 6.0 1.6 10.0
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Wayne Ellington: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ellington will start Saturday's game against the Hornets, Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald reports.

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Ellington scored 20 points (6-13 FG, 5-11 3Pt, 3-3 FT) while adding five rebounds and an assist in 33 minutes off the bench during Monday's 119-111 loss to the Bulls.

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Ellington finished with 24 points (9-19 FG, 6-16 3Pt), four rebounds and one steal in 36 minutes during Friday's 107-103 victory over the Knicks.

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Ellington totaled 18 points (6-11 FG. 6-10 3Pt, 0-1 FT), six rebounds, two steals and one assist in 33 minutes during Tuesday's 107-89 victory over Orlando.

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Ellington finished with 28 points (10-16 FG, 8-12 3Pt), and three rebounds in 39 minutes during Friday's 113-101 victory over the Mavericks.

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Ellington amassed 24 points (8-11 FG, 7-10 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds, two steals, and one block in 32 minutes during Wednesday's 102-95 loss to the Trail Blazers.

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Ellington scored 19 points (5-8 FG, 5-8 3PT, 4-4 FT) to go along with two rebounds, two assists and one steal in 30 minutes during Sunday's 100-93 win over Chicago

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Ellington finished with 21 points (6-9 FG, 6-9 3Pt, 3-3 FT), three rebounds and one steal in 27 minutes during Friday's 109-97 victory over the Timberwolves.

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Ellington compiled 21 points (7-12 FG, 7-12 3Pt), two rebounds, and one steal in 25 minutes during Sunday's 120-95 loss to the Pacers.

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Ellington accumulated 17 points (6-11 FG, 5-9 3Pt), two assists, one rebound and one block across 27 minutes during Sunday's 104-101 win over the Clippers.

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Ellington (illness) is warming up with the intention of playing in Monday's game against the Timberwolves, Tom D'Angelo of the Palm Beach Post reports.

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Ellington is considered questionable to play Monday against the Timberwolves due to an illness.

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2015-16

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 season, he averaged 10.0 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.5 steals, and 1.4 three-pointers. He shot a respectable 37 percent from three-point territory and 41 percent from the field. Ellington is a solid contributor and is a good locker room guy. Coach Lionel Hollins has previous experience coaching him when Ellington was with the Grizzlies. Hollins has openly said that he has confidence in Ellington as a professional and his consistent desire and effort to win ball games. Barring any injuries, Ellington should carve out a modest role with Bojan Bogdanovic as his biggest competition for playing time at shooting guard. Ellington has always been a consistent shooter from distance, averaging 38 percent for his career. He will be called upon regularly to offer relief in spacing either from drive-and-kick situations in the offense or kick-outs from the post when Brook Lopez has the ball. The Nets are weird, so anything is possible with Ellington this season, but even if he gets big minutes, the only category Ellington performs in at a better-than-average rate is three-pointers.

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.