Monta Ellis: "It's all about winning"

June 14, 2015 - Pacers.com's Wheat Hotchkiss talks with new Pacers guard Monta Ellis about why he chose to come to Indiana.

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Monta Ellis: "It's all about winning"

June 14, 2015 - Pacers.com's Wheat Hotchkiss talks with new Pacers guard Monta Ellis about why he chose to come to Indiana.
Jul 14, 2015  |  02:56

Getting to Know Monta Ellis

July 14, 2015 - Pacers.com's Pat Boylan chats with Indiana's new guard, Monta Ellis.
Jul 14, 2015  |  04:29

Monta Ellis: 2014-15 Season Highlights

July 14, 2015 - Check out these highlights from new Pacers guard Monta Ellis' 2014-15 season with the Dallas Mavericks.
Jul 14, 2015  |  01:52

Pacers Sign Veteran Free Agent Monta Ellis

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Pacers announced Tuesday they have signed veteran free agent Monta Ellis to a contract. Per club policy terms of the contract were not released.

"He’ll be a great addition to our team," said Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird. "And he fits our needs for how we want to play. We’re excited to have him. He adds another veteran in our lineup and we think he'll be a great fit, complementing George Hill in the back court."

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Ellis, named the NBA's Most Improved Player for the 2006-07 season, is a 10-year NBA veteran, having played for the Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks and most recently, the Dallas Mavericks. The 6-3, 185-pound guard attended Lanier High School in Mississippi and was drafted by Golden State in the Second Round of the 2005 Draft with the 40th overall pick. He has career averages of 19.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.7 steals in 678 games.

"We're thrilled to have Monta Ellis with the Pacers," said Pacers Head Coach Frank Vogel. "He's proven to be one of the league's most prolific scorers year in and year out and his game fits perfectly with the style we’re going to implement going forward."