Monta Ellis: Golden State Would Be Better If He Would Pass the Ball

March 1st, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Scientists know little about the phenomenon known as black holes, except they consume everything in their space, but a good point of reference may be found in the Bay area where Golden State's Monta Ellis resides.

Ellis is a superior offensive talent without question, but his unwillingness to share the basketball is just another area of concern for a franchise whose season has been defined by them.

Speculation says Ellis will be available at the conclusion of the regular season, and his lack of distribution skills probably has a lot to do with the decision despite his formidable scoring abilities.

Stephen Curry and Ellis gives the Warriors one of the more exciting back courts in the NBA, but the pairing has been diminished by the refusal of Ellis to equally share playmaking responsibilities.

Ellis has the talent to pass the ball, as his five assist per game average will attest, but he either lacks the will or the desire to improve his team in that particular area.

Golden State's recent nationally televised game against the Denver Nuggets was a prime example of Ellis' black hole tendencies, as his 6-of-22 shooting ...

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