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WAYNE ELLINGTON RUMORS

Wayne Ellington expected to rejoin Lakers on Friday

It looks like the Los Angeles Lakers will have another scorer on the bench when they face the Dallas Mavericks on Friday. According to Mike Trudell from Lakers.com, Wayne Ellington is expected to rejoin the team in time for Friday’s game against the Mavs. Ellington has been on an indefinite leave of absence since his father was shot and killed in Philadelphia on November 4. LAL...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Wayne Ellington On Leave After Father’s Murder In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — The father of Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington Jr. was shot and killed in Philadelphia over the weekend. Police say 57-year-old Wayne Ellington was found shot in the head in the driver’s seat of a car in the Germantown section of northwest Philadelphia just after 8 p.m. Sunday. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that he was taken to Einstein Medical Center...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers G Ellington taking leave of absence after father's death

Lakers guard Wayne Ellington will take a leave of absence from the team after the shooting death of his father, the team announced Tuesday. "My family and I are devastated by the news of my father's murder on Sunday night in Philadelphia," Ellington said in a statement. "We appreciate everyone's support and ask that you respect the privacy of our family during...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Laker Wayne Ellington on leave after father shot and killed

Wayne Ellington was granted an indefinite leave of absence by the Lakers on Tuesday after the team learned the player’s father was shot and killed in Philadelphia on Sunday night. “My family and I are devastated by the news of my father’s murder on Sunday night in Philadelphia,” Ellington said in a statement released by...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Wayne Ellington Leaves Team After His Father Was Shot to Death

Lakers shooting guard Wayne Ellington has reportedly taken a leave of absence from the team after his father was shot and killed on Sunday night in Philadelphia. Wayne Ellington's dad was shot and killed in Philadelphia Sunday night, per Lakers. Ellington has been granted a leave of absence. — Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) November 11, 2014 Details are still emerging but...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Injury Updates: Ryan Kelly, Wayne Ellington will both miss season opener

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to put a dreadful 2013-2014 season behind them in which they won only 27 games. Injuries were a major factor in their season last season and it appears they will open the season tonight against the Houston Rockets. With Steve Nash already lost for the season and Xavier Henry unlikely to play, Ryan Kelly and Wayne Ellington will also miss the...
Via NBA Injury News
26 days ago  |  Discuss

OFFICIAL: Lakers sign guard Wayne Ellington

The Los Angeles Lakers have made another addition to their roster. General manager Mitch Kupchak announced via a statement today that Wayne Ellington had been signed to a deal. The deal is partially guaranteed, according to Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News. Like Kupchak, Ellington was a North Carolina Tar Heel, and lead the team to an NCAA championship in 2009 before being drafted...
Via Lakerholicz.com
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls In the Hunt for Another Free Agent

With some notable players still on the market, NBA free agency is still very much alive. Along with Phoenix Suns’ guard Eric Bledsoe and Detroit big man Greg Monroe, add shooting guard Wayne Ellington to that list of players still without a home. #Bulls reported interest in Wayne Ellington before he signed with the Mavs indicates Gar/Pax wants one more shooter flanking DRose. —...
Via Sports Mockery
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks re-sign two; add Ellington

The Dallas Mavericks are at it again. Re-tooling and adding to their depth for the upcoming season, the Mavs have re-signed center Bernard James and forward/center Brandan Wright. Wright, who has been with the Mavs since December 2011, was a key part of the team’s bench last season, as well as in Dirk’s absence, averaging a career-high 8.3 ppg and 4.1 rpg, while shooting 60...
Via isportsweb.com
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Wayne Ellington to the Memphis Grizzlies

With NBA free agency still going on and the Summer League done it is nice to see that there is still more news for ex Tar Heels when it comes to the pro’s. The next former North Carolina Basketball player that has been in the news is Wayne Ellington, who was the Most Outstanding Player in the `09 Final Four as Carolina won its second national title under head coach Roy Williams...
Via isportsweb.com
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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