Monta Ellis spoke with the media about how the Pacers benefited from points off of turnovers and the impressive performance of teammate Ian Mahinmi in their 100-83 victory over the Raptors in Game 4 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.
The NBA playoffs are finally here and with them all of the excitement that come with… first round matchups? Routinely, the biggest criticism I hear from casual basketball fans of the NBA playoffs is that it’s too predictable, especially in the early rounds. Viewers want more upsets, like March Madness. 84% of men and 83% of women said March Madness was more exciting than...
Pacers guard Monta Ellis talked about what the Pacers need to do differently to win Game 4, and his thoughts on the defense through the first three games.
The NBA's (totally awesome) second season is finally upon us. Now that the 16 postseason teams are officially set, we have a chance to further examine the craziness that sure to lie ahead. In our playoff preview series, we will take a look at some of the more intriguing questions surrounding these first round matchups. Toronto Raptors (2) vs Indiana Pacers (7) 1. What can the Pacers...
Monta Ellis discusses the state of the Pacers offense and explains why Indiana can't take Brooklyn lightly on Saturday night.
When the Indiana Pacers signed Monta Ellis as a free agent last summer, they knew they were getting a scorer. And he has lived up to that expectation, averaging 14.3 points per game, second on the Pacers only to All-Star Paul George.Ellis scored his 1,000th point of the season Monday, putting him in some rather select company. He now has scored 1,000 points in each of the last seven...
DALLAS (AP) Monta Ellis scored 17 points in his return to Dallas, Paul George had 18 of his 20 in the second half and the Indiana Pacers extended the Mavericks' longest losing streak of the season to five games with a 112-105 victory Saturday. Ellis got a warm greeting in his first visit since the end of last season, when he was the first leading scorer not named Dirk Nowitzki...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2016 | Discuss
INDIANAPOLIS -- Monta Ellis scored a season-high 32 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 109-105 overtime win against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night.Ellis missed a 3-pointer with the game tied 99-99 as regulation ended, but he converted a three-point play with 20.4 seconds left in overtime to seal it and send the Pacers to a second straight victory...
Via Associated Press
January 30, 2016 | Discuss
Monta Ellis was one of the most notable free agents this past offseason, and the Indiana Pacers were able to snag him. Larry Bird immediately targeted him when he was on the market, and there was no hesitation in his mind when he made the move to bring him to Indianapolis. One of the biggest reasons for the move was the opt-out clause David West chose to use. He left town and broke...
By Bart Doan The 2015 NBA free agent pool was a little polluted or at worst, someone tinkled in the deep end and didn’t tell anyone. If it was missing one thing in particular, it was a host of “go get it” guys. The Indiana Pacers may have just scored the best one in Monta Ellis. Go Get It guys are those types that when the offense looks an awful lot like wet cat litter and...
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