Monta Ellis G DAL 2 Days
Ellis emerged from post-All-Star funk he's been in to drop 38 points in Tuesday's win over the Spurs. He also had two three-pointers, two rebounds, five assists, and two steals in 40 minutes.
Ellis told the media after the game that he has dealt with several injuries throughout the season and that he finally feels healthy. It's a bit convenient that he'd say he's fully healthy after posting one of his best games of the season, but the sentiment is easy to understand. There's not much to take from the big performance other than to acknowledge that anyone who uses Ellis in a shallow league should still be putting him in their active roster.
Monta Ellis G DAL 4 Days
Ellis shot an abysmal 4-for-22 Sunday in a loss to the Suns. He played in 37 minutes and finished the game with 11 points, two rebounds, two assists and three steals.
Ellis has still scored in double figures in seven straight games, but hasn't been incredibly effective doing it. In Mach, he's shooting just 38.2 percent from the floor, including 21.9 percent from three.
Monta Ellis G DAL 6 Days
Ellis scored 12 points (3-9 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 5-6 FT) in a loss to Memphis on Friday. He added two assists and one steal.
Ellis had a quiet night Friday in route to his worst shooting display in Dallas' last five outings. He will look to bounce back Sunday against the Suns. Ellis has torched Phoenix this season, averaging 24.0 points on 48.7% shooting in their two previous meetings.
Monta Ellis G DAL 11 Days
Ellis scored 24 points (8-20 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 8-11 FT) with five rebounds, three assists and three steals in 37 minutes during Monday's win over the Thunder.
His three point shooting has gone cold over the last month, and Ellis is just 10-for-45 (22.2%) from beyond the arc over his last 14 games, with half of those made threes coming in one night. He's still finding ways to contribute, but his fantasy owners have to hope he finds his way out of this shooting slump soon.
Monta Ellis G DAL 16 Days
Ellis scored 17 points (8-of-18 FG, 1-of-2 FT) in a loss to Cleveland. He added four assists and three rebounds.
Ellis has been shooting a high number of shots in Dallas' last five games, averaging 18.6 attempts over that stretch. Sadly he's connecting on just 37.6 percent of his attempts, including 26.3 percent from behind the arc.
Monta Ellis G DAL 19 Days
Ellis scored 31 points (12-22 FG, 5-7 3Pt, 2-6 FT) in a win over the Lakers on Sunday, and also had three rebounds, three assists, a block and a steal in 38 minutes.
This was the first time Ellis broke 30 in a game since Jan. 28, and was a much-needed performance. In his three previous games, he was 0-for-8 from three and had shot 7-for-34 from the field. Ellis now has 12 or more points in eight of his past nine games.
Monta Ellis G DAL 20 Days
Ellis' shooting slumped continued Friday as he scored six points on 2-of-14 shooting. He finished with two assists and four steals in the loss to Golden State.
Ellis has shot just 33 percent from the field in Dallas' last five outings and is averaging just 13.8 points per game.
Monta Ellis G DAL 21 Days
Ellis scored 12 points Thursday on 5-of-20 shooting. He added five assists and three steals in the loss to Portland.
Ellis has struggled since the All-Star break, averaging 15.6 points on 38 percent shooting. He will look to get back on track Friday when he faces off against his former team the Warriors.
Monta Ellis G DAL 25 Days
Ellis scored a game-high 20 points (8-19 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 4-4 FT) with six rebounds, two assists and a block in 33 minutes during Monday's win over the Pelicans.
He appears to be just about recovered from his mid-February hip injury, and Ellis is averaging 18.8 points, 3.2 assists and 1.4 steals over his last five games.
Monta Ellis G DAL 30 Days
Ellis scored 19 points on 9-of-14 shooting Wednesday. He added two rebounds and two assists in the loss to Atlanta.
Ellis was a spectator for most of the quarter after the Hawks took a commanding lead. He's now scored at least 19 points in three straight outings after a brief down swing while recovering from a hip injury.