banner

Wayne Ellington: Trade to Cavs Is Last Chance

Return to Forum
Oldest First
  • Rameses Unchained Jan 23, 5:35 p.m.
    All Star

    Last chance to win a National Title?

    Oh wait...that's right, he already did that.

    My bad.

    — Posted by Lux Libertas

    AWWW, so b*tt hurt that you had to change the subject to feel better about more NBA UNCheat failurs.

    — Posted by randythorntonv3

    "Failurs" was not found.

    — Posted by Lux Libertas

    #MerriamWebster. Be careful, Nips will start stalking you if you really rub it in.

  • The1 Jan 23, 4:16 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Last chance to win a National Title?

    Oh wait...that's right, he already did that.

    My bad.

    — Posted by Lux Libertas

    AWWW, so b*tt hurt that you had to change the subject to feel better about more NBA UNCheat failurs.

    — Posted by randythorntonv3

    "Failurs" was not found.

    — Posted by Lux Libertas

    +1

  • Lux Libertas Jan 23, 4:04 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Last chance to win a National Title?

    Oh wait...that's right, he already did that.

    My bad.

    — Posted by Lux Libertas

    AWWW, so b*tt hurt that you had to change the subject to feel better about more NBA UNCheat failurs.

    — Posted by randythorntonv3

    "Failurs" was not found.

  • FourAutumn Jan 23, 3:56 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Last chance to win a National Title?

    Oh wait...that's right, he already did that.

    My bad.

    — Posted by Lux Libertas

    AWWW, so b*tt hurt that you had to change the subject to feel better about more NBA UNCheat failurs.

    — Posted by randythorntonv3

    Yeah...why bring up college success when talking about college teams. How dare you.

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 23, 3:51 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Last chance to win a National Title?

    Oh wait...that's right, he already did that.

    My bad.

    — Posted by Lux Libertas

    AWWW, so b*tt hurt that you had to change the subject to feel better about more NBA UNCheat failurs.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 23, 3:47 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Last chance to win a National Title?

    Oh wait...that's right, he already did that.

    My bad.

  • Hokies94 Jan 23, 3:44 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    Wayne Ellington is making 2 million per year. He was one of four to move on. He will be OK. He has improved his game lately.

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Jan 22, 6:25 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    This may be a better fit for him. Sometimes a trade can revive a career!

    GO HEELS!!!

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 22, 6:09 p.m.
    Sports Legend

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1496673-wayne-ellington-trade-to-cavs-is-last-chance-for-former-unc-star-to-save-career

    Wayne Ellington's NBA career has been largely disappointing, but his recent trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers may be his best chance at finding success (ESPN). Through four-plus years in the league, he has averaged only 6.3 points per game on 41 percent shooting from the field.

    This season, he's making only 41 percent of his shots from the field.

    His appeal lies in the fact that he's a restricted free agent at the end of the season. If he doesn't work out, the Cavs can cut ties with him.

    Coming out of North Carolina in 2009, Ellington was billed as a sharp-shooter with decent upside as a scorer. Ellington averaged 14.7 points in three years at Chapel Hill, but a lack of elite athleticism saw him fall to 28th in the 2009 NBA draft.

    Ellington will never be a great ball-handler, and he'll never excel at creating his own shot. The key to any success he'll have at the NBA level is tied to his ability to knock down open jump shots.

    This is something he's failed to do consistently throughout his career.

    As a member of the Cavaliers, he'll at least get the opportunity to play alongside a point guard that excels at penetrating and dishing. Mike Conley is as quick as they come, but he doesn't draw the same attention on the drive that Kyrie Irving does.

    Ellington did play with Ricky Rubio last season, but even in Rubio's playmaking wizardry, Ellington wouldn't get the same types of looks he can get playing off Irving.

Oldest First

Please to post.

  • Football Friday with Tom Suiter

    Tomorrow at 11:35 pm on WRAL-TV

  • US Open Tennis: Men’s & Women’s Third Round

    Saturday at 11:00 am on WRAL-TV

  • ACC Football Kickoff Show

    Saturday at 7:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • US Open Tennis: Men’s Third Round & Women’s Fourth Round

    Sunday at 11:00 am on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Panthers at Pittsburgh

    Tomorrow at 7:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • CFB: NC State vs Georgia Southern

    Saturday at 12:30 pm on WRAL-FM

  • HSFB: Southern Durham at Hillside

    Saturday at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • High School Wrap Up Show

    Sunday at 9:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • Football Friday

    Saturday at 11:35 pm

Scoreboard
Local
1st
NOR 0
DUR 0
 
7:30pm Tonight
PIT
CAR
Final
CIN 7
CHC 2
Final
DET 3
NYY 2
Final
SFG 4
COL 1
1st
BAL 0
TAM 1
 
1st
NYM 0
ATL 0
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
CLE
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
MIN
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
TEX
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
2nd
SCAR 14
TEXAM 17
 
1st
LAMON 0
WAKE 7
 
8:00pm Tonight
MISS
BSU
8:00pm Tonight
TULSA
TULA
9:15pm Tonight
VANDY
TEMPL
10:00pm Tonight
WASU
RUTG
10:30pm Tonight
ARST
WEBER
2nd
JAC 7
ATL 14
 
1st
BUF 0
DET 0
 
1st
CIN 0
IND 0
 
1st
GBP 0
KAN 0
 
7:00pm Tonight
PHI
NYJ
1st
MIA 0
STL 0
 
7:30pm Tonight
PIT
CAR
7:30pm Tonight
NYG
NEP
7:30pm Tonight
TAM
WAS
8:00pm Tonight
NOS
BAL
8:00pm Tonight
CLE
CHI
8:00pm Tonight
DAL
DEN
8:00pm Tonight
TEN
MIN
8:00pm Tonight
HOU
SFX
10:00pm Tonight
SDC
ARI
10:00pm Tonight
OAK
SEA
1st
NOR 0
DUR 0