Monta Ellis

Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 185
College: None
Birth Place: Jackson, Mississippi
Draft: 2005 2nd round (10th pick) by the
  • First-timer Jake Gyllenhaal is loving the Indy 500
    USA Today

    First-timer Jake Gyllenhaal is loving the Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS - The massive infield at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is buzzing with a vibrant, contagious energy for the 101st Indy 500, and celebrity first-timers, like Jake Gyllenhaal, are stunned. Gyllenhaal and Boston Marathon bombing survivor and author Jeff Bauman were the honorary starters for Sunday's spectacle, marking the first time a pair waved green flags at the Indy 500. Both are new to the race and, understandably, were moved by the animated atmosphere created by hundreds of thousands of racing fans. No stranger to the red carpet scene, Gyllenhaal said the Brickyard's is way better than the Hollywood ones he normally walks. "It feels like people are actually enjoying themselves,"

  • Pacers Draft Prospects: Sindarius Thornwell
    Indy Cornrows36 minutes ago

    Pacers Draft Prospects: Sindarius Thornwell

    “I’m not a lottery pick, but I feel like I’m a lottery player,” said Sindarius Thornwell on his draft stock. Is that a stretch? Maybe. South Carolina SG Sindarius Thornwell previously worked out with the Indiana Pacers. The 22-year-old senior is projected to be drafted in the second round by most mock drafts, where the Pacers hold the 47th overall pick. The 6’5” 212 lb. SEC Player of the Year led the Gamecocks to the Final Four in his senior season while averaging 21.4 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.1 steals, and 2.5 turnovers in 34.4 minutes per game according to Sports Reference. The versatile wing can do it all, and he was ranked as the second best shooting guard by CBS Sports just two