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Miami Heat's Wayne Ellington hoping to find stability in Miami
The stability of returning to the Miami Heat means that Wayne Ellington didn’t have to uproot his family after the birth of his first son,...

Pat Riley refused to lose Wayne Ellington: 'It would have killed me to see him go'
A week ago, the scramble was on. Gordon Hayward had informed the Miami Heat he was signing with the Boston Celtics. And Pat Riley was...

Miami Heat pick up $6.27 million option to bring back guard Wayne Ellington
The Miami Heat decided it could not do without guard Wayne Ellington’s 3-point shooting. The Heat were able to free enough cap space to bring...

College basketball's national champion is often decided by who skips the NBA draft
2017: (Justin Jackson, Kennedy Meeks) After averaging 12.2 points per game on a UNC team that was beaten in the national title game, Jackson opted...

Miami Heat's Wayne Ellington headed to Sportscaster U.
Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington has accepted an invitation to participate in the National Basketball Players Association's Sportscaster U. program at Syracuse University. The program...

Wayne Ellington’s future in Miami is up to the Heat
When Wayne Ellington signed with the Miami Heat last summer he was joining his seventh team in eight NBA seasons, and his sixth in the...

Miami Heat Q&A: Wayne Ellington on life as a new dad
Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington became a dad for the first time on March 22 when he and his fiancé, Safiya Khaled, welcomed a new...

NCAA Championship Postgame Notes
UNC won its sixth NCAA Tournament championship, third-most in college basketball history (UCLA 11, Kentucky 8). Joel Berry II was named the Most Outstanding Player...

Heat's Wayne Ellington mulls again taking flight for Tar Heels
Last year's whirlwind didn't go as planned for Wayne Ellington, with North Carolina losing the NCAA championship game to Villanova. But that doesn't mean the...

Heat guard Wayne Ellington looks back at his March Madness experience
What do you remember from that 2009 national title run? Wayne Ellington : “It was unbelievable. It’s like a feeling you can’t really explain unless...

Wayne Ellington another before and after success story for Miami Heat
Statistically, Wayne Ellington has had four other seasons in which he’s shot the ball at a better clip from three-point range than the 37.5 percent...

There aren’t many true catch-and-shoot players left in the NBA — Wayne Ellington is one of them
Wayne Ellington’s game may not stand out to the average basketball fan. He’s averaged 7.4 points on 41.1 percent shooting over his career. But to...

Wayne Ellington to coach at Basketball without Borders Global Camp for NBA All-Star 2017
Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington will join several NBA players and coaches at the third annual Basketball without Borders Global Camp as part of NBA...

Once a Heat-killer, Wayne Ellington making his mark in Miami
Miami coach Erik Spoelstra has watched Wayne Ellington perform like this on several occasions. The difference now is Spoelstra can applaud. For so many years,...

Wayne Ellington 2009 vs. Justin Jackson 2017
Wayne Ellington was a 3-point assassin from both wings (50.8% from the right, 46.2% from the left), whereas Justin Jackson has had a preference from...

An Update on Tar Heels in the NBA
Wayne Ellington is having the best season of his NBA career for a woeful Miami Heat team. He’s averaging a career-high 13.4 points, in addition...

Miami Heat’s Wayne Ellington steps up game after improving conditioning
Wayne Ellington knew something had to change. Looking to reestablish his career after a disappointing season in Brooklyn, he had a long conversation with coach...

Wayne Ellington doing unto others as he used to do unto the Miami Heat
Wayne Ellington needed just two games to show the Miami Heat he can torment other teams like he did the Heat for so many years...

Wayne Ellington back to provide outside hope for Heat
This wasn't about the shots that missed. It was about who was taking them. With Wayne Ellington making his season debut Monday, there now is...

Wayne Ellington proudly and painfully brings anti-violence message
Wayne Ellington is standing in a room filled with hundreds of high school students, all of them silent and hanging on every word that the...

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