Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Warriors sign Monta Ellis to a 6 year deal

  1. #1
    The Gold Mac MSGKnickz33's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    CT
    Posts
    4,474
    Rep Power
    13

    Default Warriors sign Monta Ellis to a 6 year deal

    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    Warriors Sign Monta To 6-Year Deal

    The Golden State Warriors have re-signed guard Monta Ellis to a multi-year contract, announced today by Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Mullin. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not announced.

    According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Ellis' contract is expected to be in the 6-year, $66 million neighborhood.

    “We are absolutely thrilled to have Monta under contract for the next several years,” said Mullin. “He has been one of the top young players in the NBA for the last two years and enjoyed a tremendous season last year. The growth that he has demonstrated at such a young age is incredible, and we look forward to him playing a big part in our future success.”

    Ellis, 22, averaged a career-high 20.2 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.4 assists, and 1.53 steals in 37.9 minutes in 81 games last season. He ranked 14th in the NBA in field goal percentage (.531, 3rd among all guards), 15th in steals, and 25th in scoring. He became only the ninth guard in NBA history to shoot 60% from the floor for an entire month in February (.602). The 6’3” Ellis scored a career-high 39 points on January 24 vs. New Jersey and scored 30-plus points on 12 occasions overall.

    Originally selected (out of high school) in the second round of the 2005 NBA Draft by Golden State (#40 overall), Ellis was named the NBA’s Most Improved Player following the 2006-07 campaign, when his scoring average increased by nearly 10 points per game from the previous season (6.8 to 16.5). The Jackson, Mississippi native has averaged 15.7 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 3.4 assists overall in 207 NBA games during his three-year career. Additionally, his field goal percentage has increased by nearly 6% in each of his three campaigns (.415, .475, 531).

  2. #2
    Veteran Paul1355's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    East Coast
    Posts
    5,484
    Rep Power
    14

    Default

    Not surprised this happened being that they lost Baron Davis and needed a godo PG desperetly. 11 million seems alot but this guy did average big numbers last year at a very young age. In the future though this will bight the Warriors because now your paying over 20 mil a year for Maggette and Ellis just this year, over time the salaries will be very high but those two can put up great numbers together so overall good move for the Warriors.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 76
    Last Post: Jan 31, 2008, 18:05
  2. Thoughts on Knicks 2007-8 season
    By Kiyaman in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: Oct 29, 2007, 23:06
  3. Knicks Sign Center Randoph Morris To 2-Year Deal
    By YEARITEHERE in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: Mar 29, 2007, 21:15
  4. Heat sign Gary Payton to 1 year deal.
    By nyk33334 in forum NBA
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Oct 10, 2005, 00:30
  5. Warriors agree to deal Dampier
    By jayp in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: Jul 21, 2004, 12:33

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •