Golden State Warriors: Why Monta Ellis?

July 31st, 2010 by derrick brown Leave a reply »
Everyone wants and deserves a winner but when the chips are down, we so desperately need a scapegoat.

Typically, when team problems arise the head or leader is sought to take the fall. In this complex and trying situation, Monta Ellis appears as that guy.

You hear his name used as the butt of jokes, negative acquisitions and most importantly, the reason behind the franchises recent woes.

Hmm, I guess we should get rid of this guy right?

Well, Ellis’ height and cloudy rep doesn’t really jump at other teams; consequently his market is incredibly small for a player of his caliber.

As some indication, the biggest NBA free-agency /player movement period to date is closing and there hasn’t been much on the table for Monta Ellis.

No we were offered O.J. Mayo and Hasheem Thabeet. Ray-Ray was offere ...

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