HoopsHype Wayne Ellington rumors


November 13, 2014 Updates

"He's very kindhearted and he loved all of us very much. He was proud of all of us," said daughter Ericka Ellington, who works at a hospital in North Carolina, where she, her sister and mother live. "Whoever did this made a mistake, and they're going to know they made a mistake. They probably already know." Philadelphia Inquirer

November 12, 2014 Updates
November 11, 2014 Updates

“My family and I are devastated by the news of my father’s murder on Sunday night in Philadelphia,” said Ellington. “We appreciate everyone’s support and ask that you respect the privacy of our family during this very difficult time.” NBA.com

“Our players are upset for their friend and teammate. Additionally, ownership and all Lakers employees are also saddened by this tragedy. Those of us who work with and have gotten to know Wayne have come to know what a wonderful and caring person he is. Our hearts go out to Wayne and his family, as do our thoughts and prayers.” NBA.com

October 25, 2014 Updates

While both have made the team's initial roster, point guard Ronnie Price and shooting guard Wayne Ellington are non-guaranteed until Nov. 15, at which point a salary of a little over $300,000 apiece locks in. Price's guaranteed pay will step up to $658,405 if he's on the team as of Dec 15. Should Ellington stick to Dec. 1, $581,692 of his salary will be guaranteed. With Steve Nash ruled out for the season with chronic back issues, Price is expected to be a primary rotation player and possible starter. Los Angeles Times

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September 3, 2014 Updates

The Sacramento Kings waived guard Wayne Ellington, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. Ellington was acquired from New York on August 6, 2014, along with forward-center Jeremy Tyler and the unencumbered rights to the Knicks’ 2016 second-round draft selection in exchange for forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw. NBA.com

September 1, 2014 Updates
August 6, 2014 Updates

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