Monta Ellis Facts
American professional basketball player
- Monta Ellis is a basketball player who plays the shooting guard and point guard positions.
- He plays for the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA.
- He entered the 2005 NBA Draft after graduating from Lanier High School in Jackson, Mississippi.
- The Golden State Warriors drafted him for the second round.
- His $67 million contract extension for the Warriors on July 25, 2008 made him the highest paid player of the team.
- He is so speed on court that he is nicknamed The Mississippi Bullet / Missile.
- He is also known to be a prolific scorer and capable of making difficult shots.
- On February 7, 2012, he scored a career high- 48 points but his team lost to Oklahoma City Thunder.
- In the 2012 NBA Trade Season, he was sent to Milwaukee Bucks.