DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks announced Tuesday that they have signed free agent guard Monta Ellis. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Ellis (6-3, 185) is an eight-year veteran guard with career averages of 19.4 points, 4.7 assists, 3.7 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 36.0 minutes in 516 games (437 starts) with Golden State and Milwaukee. In 2007, he was named the NBA's Most Improved Player and has since averaged 19 points or more in each of the past six seasons.
Last season, Ellis started all 82 games for Milwaukee and averaged 19.2 points, 6.0 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 steals in 37.5 minutes per contest.