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Wayne Ellington | Guard | #21

Team: Brooklyn Nets
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/29/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 200
College: North Carolina
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (28) / MIN
Contract: view contract details

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Wayne Ellington has opted out of his contract and he will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.
Shane Larkin also opted out of his deal, and the Nets waived Jarrett Jack, so Brooklyn will have more than $50 million in cap space this offseason. The Nets will reportedly go after a number of free agents with that money, and it appears Sean Marks is not interested in going through a lengthy rebuild. As for Ellington, he'll likely be able to sign on with another team, but it's tough to see the sharpshooter landing in a better situation than the one he had with the Nets. Jun 30 - 5:57 PM
Source: Nets Daily

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Wayne Ellington, who scored 21 points on Friday, finished Sunday's game scoreless on 0-of-6 shooting in 25 minutes.

Brooklyn's offense was throttled by a Pacers team that ranks third in defensive efficiency, and Ellington was no exception. He added three rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block tonight, but also turned the ball over four times in a 129-105 defeat.
Apr 10 - 8:40 PM

Wayne Ellington scored 21 points with one rebound, one assist and five 3-pointers against the Hornets on Friday.

It's his second 20-plus scoring game of the season. Ellington did score 14 points on Wednesday and he is playing a little better. He's still too inconsistent to use in most leagues or in DFS.
Apr 8 - 9:43 PM

Wayne Ellington scored 14 points with four rebounds, one assist and four 3-pointers against the Wizards on Wednesday.

He hasn't played well in his previous four games since being put back in the rotation. Ellington isn't worth owning in almost any league right now.
Apr 6 - 10:29 PM

Wayne Ellington will remain in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against Washington.

Shane Larkin, Ronda Hollis-Jefferson, Bojan Bogdanovic and Thomas Robinson will join Ellington in the starting five for tonight's game, with Henry Sims returning to the bench. Robinson and Bogdanovic are the most attractive DFS options out of the group, while Ellington is little more than a low-end streamer option in deep leagues for those seeking some 3-point shooting.

Wayne Ellington will start again on Friday against the Nets.

He played horribly on Thursday, but he'll get another chance. Ellington is not a fantasy option.
Apr 1 - 6:09 PM

Wayne Ellington did not score in 21 minutes during his start against the Cavs on Thursday.

He had to wait his turn while the Nets got a look at Sergey Karasev. Ellington should be avoided in most cases.
Mar 31 - 10:36 PM

Wayne Ellington will return to the starting lineup for Thursday's game against Cleveland, with Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (rest) unavailable.

Ellington can offer some 3-point shooting to a fantasy team, but that's about it, and with a tough matchup against Cleveland he's not all that appealing of a target in most settings. At best, Ellington can be viewed as a low-end streamer option in deep leagues.
Mar 31 - 5:53 PM

Wayne Ellington was a DNP-CD on Thursday.

His playing time is going to drop now that Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is back. Ellington can be dropped almost everywhere.
Mar 24 - 11:13 PM

Wayne Ellington will come off the bench for Thursday's game against the Cavs.

Sergey Karasev will start in his place, and this could be the end of the road for Ellington as a fantasy asset this season. Interim head coach Tony Brown said on Wednesday that he's going to start trimming down Ellington's minutes in order to give the younger guys on the roster more minutes, so he could be out of the rotation entirely once the year comes to a close. Leave him on the wire.
Mar 24 - 6:54 PM

Nets' interim head coach Tony Brown said that he'll look to cut down on Wayne Ellington's minutes during the final stretch of the regular-season.

The Nets want to get an extended look at some of the younger guys on the roster, and with Rondae Hollis-Jefferson back in the action, Ellington could fall out of the rotation entirely. He was really struggling over the past four, connecting on just 26.7 percent of his shot attempts, and the reduction in minutes will likely render him a non-factor in all leagues. Leave him on the wire.
Mar 23 - 1:43 PM

Wayne Ellington started on Saturday with one point, three rebounds, three assists, one steal and no turnovers in 27 minutes against the Pistons.

He has seen several wings on the roster outplay him lately. Ellington is not worth owning in most leagues.
Mar 19 - 10:06 PM

Wayne Ellington will be back in the starting lineup on Saturday against the Pistons with Sergey Karasev moving to the bench.

The Nets changed it up on Thursday and gave Ellington a DNP-CD. He also played all of his minutes with the starters two games ago, so he's not getting much action. He can remain on the wire in almost all leagues.
Mar 19 - 5:50 PM

Wayne Ellington moved to the bench for Thursday's game vs. the Bulls and picked up a DNP-CD.

The Nets have rested their players on several occasions recently and there's no report of an injury, so this looks like a healthy scratch. It's possible that Ellington could be back in the starting lineup next game, but he's still not worth owning in most leagues.
Mar 17 - 11:03 PM

Wayne Ellington will come off the bench against the Bulls on Thursday.

He hasn't played well and 100 percent of his minutes came with the first unit on Tuesday. Ellington is not a lock for minutes over 20 tonight. We'll see what happens with newly-signed Sean Kilpatrick.
Mar 17 - 7:28 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Jeremy Lin
2Shane Larkin
3Donald Sloan
4Yogi Ferrell
SG1Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
2Markel Brown
3Wayne Ellington
4Isaiah Whitehead
SF1Bojan Bogdanovic
2Sean Kilpatrick
PF1Thomas Robinson
2Chris McCullough
C1Brook Lopez
2Willie Reed
3Henry Sims
4Egidijus Mockevicius