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Wayne Ellington
Wayne Ellington
Position: G
Born: 11/29/87
Height: 6-4 / 1.93
Weight:199 lbs. / 90.7 kg.
Salary: $6,270,000
How unique is Heat rookie big man Bam Adebayo? Wayne Ellington can answer that question. “Man, he’s a beast. I tell him that all the time. He’s a beast, man,” Ellington said after making the game-winning layup to lift the Heat to a win over the Raptors on Tuesday. “There’s no other way to describe him really. He’s 20 years old and looks like he’s 35, and he plays like it. He’s a beast, man. He’s going to be a force in this league for a long time.”
The fact Kelly Olynyk and Bam Adebayo have been a productive combination together in the frontcourt surprises none of their teammates. “You can tell they’ve had a lot of reps together now,” Wayne Ellington said. “They’re starting to get used to each other. They both can pass the ball extremely well. It’s fun for guards to play with those guys. They’re always looking to set the screen. Bam can get to the rim and K.O. opens things up with his three-point ability. It’s tough for teams to guard those guys when they’re in there together.”
Ellington scored 21 points and made six 3-pointers off the bench, Goran Dragic added 20 points and the Miami rode a season-best shooting performance from behind the arc to a 109-97 victory over the Timberwolves on Friday night. “He’s ignitable and he always has been,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “He hits two then he’s going for three and the whole team is looking for him. He has that kind of feel, but he exudes that energy. It’s hard to explain. Guys know and feel when somebody’s ignitable and you look for him.”