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Mavericks to face Pacers without Ellis, Barea

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Dallas will face Indiana on Sunday without leading scorer Monta Ellis and J.J. Barea. Ellis had been listed as doubtful with a lower right leg injury. The veteran guard is averaging 19.1 points, 4.2 assists and a team high 1.92 steals. He needs 10 points to hit 13,000 for his career and 10 field goals to reach 5,000 in his career. Backup guard Barea has a sprained...
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Dallas Mavericks Hope Monta Ellis Injury Isn’t Too Serious

Monte Ellis #11 of the Dallas Mavericks shoots against the Memphis Grizzlies on December 9, 2014 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs just completed a home and home against each other. The Mavericks won the first game 101-94 behind Monta Ellis’ 38 point performance. Last night was a different story...
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Mark Cuban Irked About Officiating Treatment Of Monta Ellis

Mark Cuban publicly stated he is irked about the officiating treatment of Monta Ellis, who is doubtful for the Dallas Mavericks' game against the Indiana Pacers on Sunday due to a calf injury. "I'm not allowed to say how many and what, but we literally have a play list of all the calls of Monta getting smacked and no call," Cuban said. "It's crazy. It's crazy. It's always the same...
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Monta Ellis’s best highlights of his 38 points against Spurs

There had been talk that the mediocre play of the Dallas Mavericks as of late was due to the mood swings and bad play of Monta Ellis. Well, Monta proved all the critics wrong by going for 38 points in a huge 101-94 win against the Spurs. Here are Monta’s highlights of that game: Guess what, guys? Monta still have it all. *** Monta Ellis pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
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Monta Ellis Goes Off For 38 Points

Facing the defending champions. Monta Ellis put the Dallas Mavericks on his back, dropping 38 points to beat the Spurs. “I’ve been battling a lot of injuries all season,” Ellis said. “The last few days, my body has been feeling good. I wanted to come in and give my team a lift that they’ve been looking for. Now that my body is feeling good, we’ll try to make a run....
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Ellis has 38 points, Mavericks rally to beat Spurs 101-94

DALLAS (AP) Monta Ellis matched his season high with 38 points and the Dallas Mavericks rallied in the second half to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 101-94 on Tuesday night. Ellis hit 16 of 27 field-goal attempts, bouncing back from his 4-for-22 performance Sunday in a loss at Phoenix. In three games this season against the Spurs, Ellis is averaging 34 points. Dirk Nowitzki collected...
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The Dallas Mavericks have a lot to worry about

The only positive I can point out for the Mavericks at this point is that Dirk has found his groove again. During their three game win streak he averaged 20.3 points per game on 52.4% shooting. Nowitzki has had his fair share of problems this year, between his age and ailing elbow, but he is not done just yet. However, it seems the countless other struggles that the Dallas Mavericks...
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Mavs Concerned By Monta Ellis' On-Court Slump, Moodiness

The Dallas Mavericks have been concerned for weeks about "the impact of (Monta) Ellis' moodiness has on the team's soul," according to reporting from Tim MacMahon. Ellis has struggled on the court as well of late and has shot just 38.9 percent from the floor since the All-Star break. Ellis has often avoided addressing the media, particularly after poor performances. The Mavs continue...
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Do Mavericks have a Monta Ellis problem?

The Dallas Mavericks need Monta Ellis to consistently make shots if they want to consistently win games, and neither is happening right now. Ellis is 7-for-31 in his last two outings, and off nights have become a regular occurence since the All-Star break. In early March, he finished 5-for-20 in a blowout loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, then went 2-for-14 against the Golden State...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mavs concerned about Monta Ellis' poor attitude

When Rajon Rondo and Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle got into a heated shouting match during a game last month, it appeared inevitable that Rondo would become a problem in the locker room. The more we learn, the more it seems like Monta Ellis is the real concern. Ellis finished with 11 points on just...Read More
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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