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Monta Ellis
Monta Ellis
Position: -
Born: 10/26/85
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:175 lbs. / 79.4 kg.
Earnings: $104,008,681 ($134,211,946*)
You’re obviously pretty bullish on Jalen’s development, and I know player comps can be a bad idea, but does he remind you of anybody? Stephen Silas: It’s funny because he kind of reminds you of Monta (Ellis, with whom Silas was close during his Warriors days). He can get to his midrange, and he can score that way. He’s super, super athletic. He’s fast with his first step. He’s bigger than Monta. And obviously when Monta was doing his thing, he wasn’t the 3-point shooter that Jalen is. But as far as doing it in an easy way and going fast and being hard to guard and averaging 20-plus (points) on a nightly basis, that’s (like Monta). … Jalen has All-Star potential, so I don’t want to diminish that by comparing him to Monta. But they just remind me of each other with how easy it was — like, 20 was easy for him. And it’s the same way for Jalen.
Chandler Parsons: I was on my rookie deal and I was a restricted free agent. So this was actually when we brought Dwight and we did the deal. Basically Mark Cuban came in and he gave me a crazy max deal with a no-trade clause, a player option in the last year… As a restricted free agent, you kind of have to do that to get the team not to match. At the time I loved playing with James Harden, I loved playing with Kevin McHale and Dwight and I just thought you know what? Dallas… Dirk Nowitzki is my favorite player of all time. They got Monta Ellis. Everyone who plays with Rick Carlisle with this crazy offense, pick and roll, threes… as a shooter I couldn’t think of a better offense and I accepted the offer and Houston didn’t match. It was awesome. I love Dallas.
Storyline: Chandler Parsons Free Agency
Former Warriors guard Monta Ellis sent out a warning to the rest of the league, saying Klay’s comeback will be “scary” for other teams. Although an exact date is unknown at this time, Thompson said during an Instagram live on Dec. 3 that his return could be in a few weeks or a month. And whether Christmas comes early this year for Dub Nation or not, it’s safe to say Klay’s return is coming soon. “That’s going to be scary for other teams because of how they are playing right now,” Ellis told 95.7 The Game’s “Steiny and Guru” on Friday. “But you can tell he’s determined to get back. He’s doing it the right way, not trying to rush back too fast.”
Storyline: Klay Thompson Injury
Ellis, who battled a handful of injuries over the years — including his infamous ankle sprain suffered in a moped accident — offered a piece of advice to Klay. “The only thing I can tell him is, just keep working hard, stay focused and not try to overdo too much to where you can set yourself back. Just keep working hard and get strong, you going to be all right,” Ellis said.
The Los Angeles Lakers continue to show interest in players who were stars in the past. The latest player the Lakers have shown interest in is veteran Monta Ellis, who has been eyeing an NBA return. “After working out with the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks, Monta Ellis has received another interest from a contender in the Western Conference,” wrote Alder Almo of