23 Facts About Wayne Ellington

1. Wayne Ellington has agreed to a one-year deal with the Heat for $6.27 million, sources told ESPN's Chris Haynes.

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2. Wayne Ellington throws a flashy behind-the-back pass to Josh Richardson on the break for the easy slam.

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3. Wayne Ellington is ranked as the 9th best-paid player for the Miami Heat as of 2018 and on the NBA salary ranking, he holds the 186th spot among the best paid NBA Player.

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4. Wayne Ellington signed with the Miami Heat after one year with the Brooklyn Nets on July 10, 2016, and he made his debut match for his new team on November 28, 2016, after recovering from a thigh injury.

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5. Wayne Ellington started his professional basketball after being drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2009 NBA draft where he was selected as the 28th overall pick.

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6. Wayne Ellington was caught in a logjam of wings with the Heat, bouncing in and out of the rotation.

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7. Wayne Ellington will be on a one-year contract and the Pistons offer him a chance to showcase his talent for summer free agency.

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8. On February 6, 2019, Wayne Ellington was traded, along with Tyler Johnson, to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Ryan Anderson.

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9. On January 22, 2013, Wayne Ellington was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers along with Marreese Speights, Josh Selby and a future first round draft pick for forward Jon Leuer.

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10. On July 24, 2012, Wayne Ellington was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies for forward Dante Cunningham.

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11. Wayne Ellington declared for the 2008 NBA Draft after that season, but did not hire an agent, and withdrew to play his junior year at North Carolina.

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12. Wayne Ellington was a member of the US national team that finished fifth at the 2007 Pan American Games.

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13. Wayne Ellington scored 2,211 points in his high school career, tallying 455 points at Daniel Boone High School, and then 1,756 points at The Episcopal Academy.

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14. Wayne Ellington chose to forgo his final season of college eligibility to declare for the 2009 NBA draft, and was drafted 28th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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15. Wayne Ellington played for the University of North Carolina from 2006 to 2009.

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16. Wayne Ellington scored 16 points despite being moved to the bench on Saturday, hitting four 3-pointers while committing an uncharacteristic five turnovers.

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17. Wayne Ellington was excellent as the starter in place of Goran Dragic.

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18. On July 10, 2016, Wayne Ellington signed with the Miami Heat.

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19. On July 10, 2015, Wayne Ellington signed with the Brooklyn Nets.

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20. On July 26, 2013, Wayne Ellington signed with the Dallas Mavericks.

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21. Wayne Ellington was drafted 28th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2009 NBA draft.

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22. Wayne Ellington was cleared to make his, but did not play.

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23. Wayne Ellington has been available for three straight games, but coach Erik Spoelstra has not sent him into the game.

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