"Vowels and consonants ain't all they're cracked up to be." - Josh Howard

 
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  -  Wayne Ellington - SG, 6'4, 200
Los Angeles Lakers - Signed as a free agent in September 2014
       Date of birth: 11/29/1987
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 28th pick, 2009
     Out of: North Carolina
  NBA Experience: 5 years
  Hand: Right

When: Where:
2006 - 2009 North Carolina (NCAA)
June 2009 - July 2012 Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
July 2012 - January 2013 Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
January 2013 - June 2013 Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
July 2013 - June 2014 Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
June 2014 - August 2014 New York Knicks (NBA)
August 2014 Sacramento Kings (NBA)
September 2014 - present L.A. Lakers (NBA)


Date
League
Transaction
2009 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 28th overall by Minnesota.
9th July, 2009 NBA Signed four year, $5,319,452 rookie scale contract with Minnesota. Included team options for 2011/12 and 2012/13.
1st November, 2010 NBA Minnesota exercised 2011/12 team option.
30th June, 2011 NBA Minnesota exercised 2012/13 team option.
24th July, 2012 NBA Traded by Minnesota to Memphis in exchange for Dante Cunningham.
22nd January, 2013 NBA Traded by Memphis, along with Marreese Speights, Josh Selby and a future protected first round pick, to Cleveland in exchange for Jon Leuer.
26th July, 2013 NBA Signed a two year, $5,423,340 contract with Dallas.
25th June, 2014 NBA Traded by Dallas, along with Jose Calderon, Shane Larkin, Samuel Dalembert and two 2014 second round picks (#34, Cleanthony Early; #51, Thanasis Antetokounmpo) to New York in exchange for Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton.
6th August, 2014 NBA Traded by New York, along with Jeremy Tyler and the removal of the protection on their outstanding and previously conveyed 2016 second round draft pick, to Sacramento in exchange for Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw.
31st August, 2014 NBA Waived by Sacramento.
22nd September, 2014 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with L.A. Lakers.


From blog:


   Where Are They Now, 2010 Summer League
2010-09-17

- Wayne Ellington - The only real two guard on the Timberwolves roster might struggle for minutes anyway next year. Proving to be more Fred Vinson than Voshon Lenard. But it's still early.

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   2010 Summer League Rosters: Minnesota Timberwolves
2010-07-14

Wayne Ellington

Wayne Ellington is Minnesota's only shooting guard, and yet they still won't play him. Ellington was forced (as were we) to watch Sasha Pavlovic and Damien Wilkins play a combined 2,462 minutes last season, while both playing really really badly (particularly Pavlovic, who was arguably the worst player in the league last year that actually played). And when he did get to play, he didn't do especially well either improving as the season went on but finishing at only 6.6 points per game on 42% shooting. Nevertheless, Ellington shot 40% from three point range, which gives him a use on next year's Timberwolves squad. (If he's still there.)

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   Sham's 2010 NBA Draft Night Recap, Part 1
2010-06-27

More importantly, he's not the right player for the Timberwolves. You've just drafted Wesley Johnson, you've just traded for Martell Webster, and you've already got Corey Brewer. Do you really need another small forward? Brewer is the best half-court creator and playmaker of those four, and that's not an endorsement of Corey Brewer. Last year was the point guard draft; this year is the small forward draft. We can only hope that next year, Kahn finally realises the huge shooting guard hole. Either that, or he's as big of a Wayne Ellington fan as I am. (Despite the overwhelming evidence to the contrary, I maintain that he is the next Voshon Lenard. And I base that on absolutely nothing.)

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