Keys to the Wolf Den: Wayne Ellington Compared to Randy Foye

January 2nd, 2010 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
Wayne Ellington is starting to play better and has become a key component to the Wolves offense off the bench.

As a rookie, Wayne Ellington has made very veteran type decisions, and at a few points in his rookie campaign, often known for his three-point shooting went through a slide of missing five or more three-pointers over the course of a few games.

But in his last 10 games, particularly his last five, Wayne Ellington has been seeing more consistent minutes and has been putting up numbers. But it's the way he's doing it that impresses me.

Wayne Ellington can hit a mid-range shot with great efficiency, and in his last five games, Wayne Ellington is shooting 50 percent (6-12) from the three-point range and 54 percent from the field.

That being said, remembering Randy Foye in his rookie season, Wolves fans were assuming that Foye was a legitimate scorer, but as Foye grew older and his scoring was more depended on, his efficiency dropped, and despite averaging 16 PPG last season, he shot 40% from the field.

Randy Foye stands at 6'4'', and Wayne Ellington stands at 6'5''. Randy Foye is a combo guard, and Wayne Ellington is ...

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