Monta Ellis's Game-Winning Buzzer-Beater Was Bananas

I think it's time to admit that there probably isn't another player in the NBA who is better at hitting reckless, off-balance buzzer-beaters than Monta Ellis. Almost two years after hitting a game-winner so absurd that Ellis himself had to flee from it, the Mavericks shooting guard once again did his thing against the… » 12/04/14 10:24am 12/04/14 10:24am

Kirk Hinrich Submits Contender For Dumbest Foul Of The Season

Two weeks ago I wrote that Alex Len had committed the dumbest foul of the season. Tonight Kirk Hinrich announced his challenge to the throne. » 12/02/14 11:14pm 12/02/14 11:14pm

Dallas Mavericks Get Away With Yet Another Game-Ending No-Call

The Dallas Mavericks must have made some kind of deal with the devil, because for the second time in as many weeks, they won a close game after getting away with an egregious foul that wasn't called. » 1/13/14 10:43am 1/13/14 10:43am

Chart: LeBron James Is Outdoing Himself

Kevin Durant is your NBA scoring leader through one month of basketball, averaging 28.6 points per game. You need a lot of opportunities on the floor to put up that many points, and the more you use possessions, the harder it is to be efficient. So is Durant the most efficient high-usage, high-scoring player? » 11/26/13 4:05pm 11/26/13 4:05pm

Monta Ellis Is Great Now. What The Hell Happened?

If you haven't been paying close attention to the Dallas Mavericks this year, you may not have noticed that Monta Ellis, the guy who has spent most of his career acting as the poster boy for inefficiency in the NBA, is having the best season of his career. His PER and true shooting percentage are currently higher than… » 11/22/13 12:49pm 11/22/13 12:49pm

Monta Ellis Wins Game With Ridiculous Buzzer-Beater, Immediately Exits…

Steph Curry wasn't the only one doing what he was put on Earth to do last night. Monta Ellis, one of the league's most renowned chuckers, had himself a quintessential Monta Ellis game in Houston. He scored 27 points on 9-24 shooting and hit the crazy, game-winning buzzer-beater you see above. It's almost too fitting… » 2/28/13 10:10am 2/28/13 10:10am

Monta Ellis Sure Sounds Happy To Be Leaving The Warriors

There's nothing subtle about this San Francisco Chronicle report on the Warriors' reaction to last night's trade with the Bucks. Oh, sure, the Golden State locker room was described as "gloomy," what with Monta Ellis, Epke Udoh, and the injured Kwame Brown departing for Milwaukee in exchange for Stephen Jackson and… » 3/14/12 2:40pm 3/14/12 2:40pm

The Attorney For The Lady Suing Monta Ellis Will Not Let You See The…

"The only reason we showed it to the press was so they would know we were serious," attorney Burt Boltuch told me. "No. I don't want it out there in the media." I told him we did this kind of thing here. Didn't change his mind. » 12/21/11 5:35pm 12/21/11 5:35pm

Two Sports Medicine Experts Agree: Monta Is Totally Lying

"I'm going to improve every part of my game. That's what I do. That's why I play basketball...to improve and to become the best player [who] ever touched a basketball." Monta Ellis said that just over a month ago » 9/03/08 4:30pm 9/03/08 4:30pm, right after he received a six-year, $66 million contract extension from the Golden State Warriors. Now…

Baron Davis Doesn't Give A Damn About Your Eyesight

That's Golden State Warriors swingman Monta Ellis, who's having a breakout year. He's come out of nowhere to average better than 18 points and 4 assists per game for the Warriors. It's the kind of performance that gets a guy picked up in a lot of fantasy leagues, and then gets a guy enough attention to appear on… » 12/03/06 1:45pm 12/03/06 1:45pm