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Basketball helps Wayne Ellington cope with father's murder
It was 7:45 p.m. in Philadelphia, 4:45 in L.A. The Lakers were 0-5. Wayne Ellington Sr. texted his son before and after all of Wayne...

Wayne Ellington Makes Most of New Role
For most of this season, Wayne Ellington has been used nearly exclusively as a spot-up shooter. Before Kobe Bryant went down with a torn rotator...

Video: Wayne Ellington After Career-High 28 Points
Despite career-high performances from both Wayne Ellington and rookie Jordan Clarkson, combining for half of the Los Angeles Lakers 92 points, the Lakers lost by...

Video: Wayne Ellington scores career-high 28 points
It's been a long time since we've seen Wayne Ellington make it Wayne like this. Ellington scored a career-high 28 points in the Lakers' 98-92...

Lakers' Wayne Ellington gets financial boost after a tough few months
Last week was a solid one for Wayne Ellington, one of few feel-good moments since his life was jolted by the murder of his father...

Lakers’ Wayne Ellington taking advantage of starter’s minutes during Kobe Bryant’s absence
The implications surrounding Kobe Bryant’s playing status has become more far-reaching than just his long-term health. It has also cemented a stronger role for Wayne...

Ellington honoring father this holiday season in his game -- and name
Christmas is Wayne Ellington's favorite holiday, but it is not the same for the 27-year-old Laker this season. It won't ever be the same, really...

Catching Up With: Wayne Ellington
When Kobe Bryant was sidelined for the Lakers game against league-leading Golden State on Tuesday, Wayne Ellington stepped into the starting lineup and played a...

Wayne Ellington confident while filling in for Kobe Bryant
For Lakers reserve guard Wayne Ellington, starting Tuesday's game in place of a fatigued Kobe Bryant was a welcome lift from the tragedy Ellington endured...

Carolina Rundown: December 16
The Heels will see some familiar faces on the UNCG bench tonight. Carolina is No. 24 in the new AP poll. James Michael McAdoo is...

Carolina Rundown: December 8
Friday: Huge night for Tyler Zeller, with 24 points and 14 rebounds. Kendall Marshall put up 20 points and four assists in 24 minutes. Danny...

Arrest made in fatal shooting of Wayne Ellington Sr.
Philadelphia police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of Wayne Ellington Sr., father of Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Jr., police...

Wayne Ellington's contract guarantee with Lakers increases
Guard Wayne Ellington initially joined the Lakers on a non-guaranteed one-year deal for $1.1 million. On Monday, his contract became guaranteed for $581,692, locking in...

Carolina Rundown: December 2
The ACC may have more bowl eligible teams than it has slots (due to Notre Dame), which could affect Carolina. John Henson will be out...

Carolina Rundown: November 28
Wednesday: Ty Lawson had 17 points and 12 assists. 16 points and five rebounds for Harrison Barnes. Wright had six points and seven rebounds. Reggie...

L.A. Lakers’ Wayne Ellington to dedicate season to deceased father
His eyes looked swollen, red and teary as Lakers reserve guard Wayne Ellington calmly retold what has marked the “lowest of all lows that I’ve...

Carolina Rundown: November 24
Friday: Danny Green had 18 points. Harrison Barnes had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Saturday: Brandan Wright had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Green had...

Wayne Ellington's Return Boosts Lakers
Following an unexpected tragedy in every sense of the word, Los Angeles Lakers' shooting guard Wayne Ellington suddenly left the team to be with his...

Carolina Rundown: November 20
The Raptors paid tribute to Vince Carter, and it brought him to tears. Ty Lawson had 15 points and 15 assists. Brandan Wright had 14...

5 UNC Tar Heels Who Became Great Los Angeles Lakers
Throughout their history, the Los Angeles Lakers have found success in many of the North Carolina Tar Heels they've acquired. This past offseason, the Lakers...

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