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After father’s murder, Heat’s Wayne Ellington a messenger for peace
At 28, Wayne Ellington has made more than $12 million in his NBA career because he’s been pretty good at making long distance shots. But...

Through success and tragedy, Gerald Henderson and Wayne Ellington show meaning of friendship
The bond between Gerald Henderson and Wayne Ellington was solidified on the basketball court at Episcopal Academy in the Philadelphia area. From that point on,...

From father's murder, Wayne Ellington brings story of healing to Miami Heat
Wayne Ellington brings more than 3-point shooting to the Miami Heat. He brings perspective. He brings tears. He brings hope. That's the part you may...

Wayne Ellington: The painful arc of becoming an anti-gun activist
Even the national championship he won with Roy Williams at UNC hadn’t prepared Wayne Ellington for this moment. He clutched a sheet of paper in...

NBA’s Ellington, Connor Sports Showcases The Power of W.E., Philly Peace Games
The inaugural Philadelphia Peace Games is set to take place this coming Saturday in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. Hosted by Connor...

Wayne Ellington Hosts Inaugural Philadelphia Peace Games
For Miami Heat guard, and former UNC standout, Wayne Ellington, life was turned upside down on Nov. 9, 2014. His father, was shot to death...

Wayne Ellington to host Philadelphia Peace Games
Former UNC star Wayne Ellington, who now plays for the Miami Heat, and Connor Sports will host the first Philadelphia Peace Games. The event aims...

Sources: Wayne Ellington agrees to Miami Heat deal
Free-agent guard Wayne Ellington has agreed to a two-year, $12 million-plus deal with the Miami Heat, league sources told The Vertical. Ellington completed his seventh...

Nets guard Wayne Ellington opts out, will become an unrestricted free agent
Wayne Ellington has opted out of the final year of his contract and will become an unrestricted free agent, reports Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders...

Photo: UNC basketball family in the Dean Dome
On Wednesday, members of the Carolina basketball family were in Chapel Hill to help work UNC's basketball camp and take part in the annual player-alumni...

Biancardi on UNC's recruiting and Final Four blueprint
The hope for UNC fans is that now Roy Williams can finally start to land the high level talent they did in the 2000s when...

Chansky’s Notebook: Ellington Chose Action Over Grief
UNC’s Wayne Ellington has turned sorrow into meaningful action. Ellington, the Most Outstanding Player at the 2009 Final Four, has had to live with more...

Wayne Ellington wins PBWA’s 2015-16 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award
Guard Wayne Ellington of the Brooklyn Nets has won the 2015-16 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award as selected by the Professional Basketball Writers Association. The...

Wayne Ellington A Finalist For Community Service Award
When police rushed to the scene of a crime on November 9th, 2014 in Philadelphia, Wayne Ellington didn’t know that his life would forever be...

Hoops math points to UNC title
UNC doesn’t have a warrior in the Tyler Hansbrough mold or a point guard with the skills of Ty Lawson. There isn’t a 3-point marksman...

Wayne Ellington says it’s ‘bittersweet’ after father's murderer gets 30-60 years in prison
Nets guard Wayne Ellington Jr., a supporter of gun-control efforts, said it was "bittersweet" when the man accused of shooting and killing his father was...

Former UNC Players Post Cool Throwback Photos Before Tonight’s Game Against Duke
Ex-UNC players Danny Green, Sean May and Leslie McDonald all posted throwback photos from their playing days. There’s a lot of other talented Tar Heels...

Nets guard Wayne Ellington backs President Obama's gun-control efforts
Wayne Ellington knows about gun violence and loss, and that is why he has publicly endorsed President Obama’s gun-control efforts. Ellington’s father, Wayne Ellington Sr.,...

Video: Post-UCLA Locker Room Celebration with Wayne Ellington as special guest
Brooklyn Nets standout & former Tar Heel Wayne Ellington visits the locker room after the Tar Heels beat UCLA in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn...

Photos Wayne Ellington's Random Acts of Kindness
As part of the Brooklyn Nets 12 Days of Giving, Wayne Ellington surprised customers with gift cards and groceries at Key Food in Brooklyn...

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