Report: Mavs, Hawks, Lakers interested in Ellis

Monta Ellis to opt out of deal with Bucks

Report: Mavs, Hawks, Lakers interested in Ellis
June 18, 2013, 3:00 pm
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Monta Ellis started all 82 games for the Bucks in 2012-13 and averaged 19.2 points, six assists and 3.9 robounds per game. (AP)

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Monta Ellis has told the Milwaukee Bucks he is opting out of the $11 million he is owed next season become a free agent this summer.

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As noted at the time, it would be interesting to see what teams would go after a volume shooter — he scored 19.2 points a game but shot just 41.6 percent — but one entering what should be the prime of his career.

How about Dallas and Atlanta? And somehow the Lakers, according to Chris Broussard of ESPN.com:

"Sources say the Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Lakers have interest in Ellis, although the Lakers could get Ellis only via an unlikely sign-and-trade deal."

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