|Nov. 11 5:48 PM PT6:48 PM MT7:48 PM CT8:48 PM ET1:48 GMT9:48 6:48 PM MST8:48 PM EST5:48 UAE (+1)02:4820:48 ET7:48 PM CT23:48 - The father of Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington Jr. was shot and killed in Philadelphia over the weekend. Police say 57-year-old Wayne Ellington was found shot in the head in the driver's seat of a car in the Germantown section of northwest Philadelphia just after 8 p.m. Sunday.
Analysis: Wayne Ellington Jr. said in a statement on the Lakers' website that he and his family were "devastated by the news of my father's murder." The sixth-year pro has been granted an indefinite leave of absence.
|Oct. 27 6:45 PM PT7:45 PM MT8:45 PM CT9:45 PM ET1:45 GMT9:45 6:45 PM MST8:45 PM EST5:45 UAE (+1)02:4521:45 ET7:45 PM CT23:45 - Ellington suffered a concussion in the preseason finale against California rival Sacramento.
Analysis: Ellington's status is not known.
|Aug. 6 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST0:54 UAE (+1)22:5416:54 ET3:54 PM CT19:54 - The New York Knicks acquired forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw from the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday for Ellington and forward Jeremy Tyler.
Analysis: Ellington has played five NBA seasons with Minnesota, Memphis, Cleveland and Dallas, averaging 6.4 points in 312 games. The 6-4 guard was acquired by the Knicks from Dallas on June 25.