Ellenson was waived by the Raptors on Saturday, Bobby Marks of ESPN.com reports.
Ellenson signed a minimum deal with the Raptors for training camp, but he was unable to make an impact with the team. He was one of three players released Saturday ahead of the league's cutdown deadline. Ellenson could have to settle for a spot in the G League once again this year.
Ellenson will join the Raptors for training camp after signing a two-year, minimum deal with $50,000 guaranteed, Blake Murphy of The Athletic reports.
Ellenson has bounced around the league since being drafted 18th overall in 2016, playing for Detroit, New York and Brooklyn. He spent 28 games in the G League last season, and 17 of those were with the Raptors 905, where he averaged 21.8 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.1 blocks in 36.4 minutes. The organization is apparently interested in seeing if he can contribute at the NBA level after continued success in the G League.
Ellenson supplied a team-high 24 points (9-13 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 1-1 FT) to go with 10 rebounds, six assists and one block across 37 minutes Monday in the 905's 124-120 win over the Skyhawks.
Since being acquired from Long Island in late January, Ellenson has quickly asserted himself as a go-to option for the 905. Through his 15 games with his new team, Ellenson is averaging 22.8 points, 9.2 boards, 3.8 assists and 2.9 treys in 36.5 minutes.
Ellenson posted 19 points (8-12 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-3 FT), seven rebounds and four assists across 34 minutes in Wednesday's G League loss to Stockton.
Ellenson continues to be a strong member of Raptors 905. He's averaged 21.6 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game, and his shooting helps carry the weight with a 52.3 percent rate.
Ellenson posted 21 points (9-21 FG, 3-10 3Pt), 10 rebounds and three assists across 37 minutes in Saturday's G League win over Wisconsin.
Ellenson's played five games with Raptors 905, and he's been a force to be reckoned with, recording 21.0 points, 9.4 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game. He tied Oshae Brissett for the team high in points in this game.
Ellenson posted two points (1-6 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 0-1 FT), eight rebounds and eight assists across 30 minutes in Wednesday's G League win over Grand Rapids.
Ellenson led the team in scoring over the last three games, but despite starting this contest as well, he barely shot and was inefficient when he did. The 23-year-old was still effective with a team-high eight assists, but hopefully these scoring woes don't last long.
Ellenson posted 26 points (9-16 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 2-3 FT), seven rebounds and two assists across 36 minutes in Monday's G League loss to Westchester.
Ellenson was acquired via trade from the Long Island Nets on Jan. 21, and he's led Raptors 905 in points in every game with the new club. The 23-year-old was a strong asset for Long Island as well, averaging 20.1 points and 10.5 rebounds per game, so if he keeps this up, it won't be surprising if he gets a shot at the top level.
Ellenson posted a team-high 31 points (10-15 FG, 6-9 3Pt, 4-5 FT), seven rebounds and seven assists in Friday's G League win over Memphis.
Ellenson was traded to Raptors 905 on Tuesday, and he's made quite the impact already with 56 points and 22 rebounds over two games. The 23-year-old looks like he'll be a starter for the G League squad moving forward.
The Raptors 905 acquired Ellenson's rights Tuesday from the Long Island Nets in exchange for Justin Anderson.
Ellenson had previously occupied one of Brooklyn's two two-way spots before he was waived earlier this month. The big man stuck around in Brooklyn's organization thereafter as a member of the Long Island roster, but he'll now head north of the border. Over 10 appearances for Long Island, Ellenson averaged 20.1 points, 10.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.2 blocks in 31.5 minutes.
Ellenson was waived by the Nets on Friday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
Ellenson, who was on a two-way contract, had seen very little action for the Nets, totaling two points, six rebounds and one assist in 15 minutes. While he won't be playing for the parent club, there's a chance he'll still latch on in the G League.
Ellenson accounted for 33 points (14-19 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 1-1 FT), 12 rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block in 39 minutes during Friday's loss to the Valley Vipers.
Ellenson led the charge on the offensive side of things, topping 30 points for the first time this season and grabbing his seventh double-double of the year. The 22-year-old could be next in line for a call-up as he's currently averaging 20.1 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 blocks in 31.5 minutes per game while shooting 49.0 percent from the field, 31.8 percent from three and 96.2 percent from the line.
Ellenson accumulated 24 points (7-10 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 7-7 FT), 14 rebounds, three assists and three blocks in 36 minutes during Wednesday's win over Westchester.
Ellenson had a fantastic game, posting his second-straight double-double and finishing with a plus-23 net rating. While the fourth-year forward continues to struggle with consistency issues, he's put together a nice season so far and is averaging 20.3 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.5 blocks in 31.5 minutes per game in the G League.
Ellenson posted 16 points (7-20 FG, 0-8 3Pt, 1-1 FT), 10 rebounds and two assists in 27 minutes Monday against the 905.
Although Ellenson was able to record a double-double, his ugly shooting performance was the main takeaway Monday. While the former first-round pick's improved his field-goal percentage to a solid 45.8 percent, it's still quite a bit lower than owners would expect from a long-limbed forward.
Ellenson posted 25 points (9-19 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 17 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal in 31 minutes during Tuesday's loss to Wisconsin.
Ellenson grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds, finishing with both a well-rounded line and a negative-16 net rating. it was good to see the Marquette product get his shot going from deep, as his season-long 25.0 percent conversion rate has been a major impediment to Ellenson's advancement to the NBA. Across six games, e's averaging 20.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.0 steal in 32.0 minutes.
Ellenson recorded 25 points (8-16 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 5-5 FT), nine rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks across 37 minutes in Sunday's loss to the Red Claws.
Ellenson had an impressive outing in his return to the G-League, scoring a season-best 25 points and finishing with a plus-15 net rating. The 22-year-old's failed to secure a role in the NBA so far this year and has seen just three minutes in one game for his parent club. That said, he's handling the G-League competition well and is averaging 20.0 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.0 blocks in 32.4 minutes over three games with Long Island.
Ellenson provided 17 points (6-16 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 2-3 FT), eight rebounds, three assists and a block in 31 minutes during Sunday's loss to Windy City.
While Ellenson led Long Island in scoring output, his efforts weren't enough to turn the tide against the Bulls. In two G-League games this year, Ellenson's totaling 17.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 1.5 assists. As he's historically done, Ellenson continues to struggle with his shot and is hitting just 43.3 percent of his takes from the field and 3.0.8 percent of his threes so far.
Ellenson hasn't appeared in any of Brooklyn's first four regular season games in 2019-20.
Ellenson played precious few minutes (12) during two preseason appearances and hasn't seen the floor during the regular season. Having signed a two-way deal in the summer, it's not overly surprising that he hasn't cracked the rotation yet. As such, he can be left on waiver wires.
Ellenson agreed Monday with the Nets on a two-way contract, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
A 2016 first-round pick, Ellenson will be entering his fourth season in the NBA in 2019-20 as a member of his third organization after stints with the Pistons and Knicks. After being cut loose by Detroit in February, Ellenson landed with the Knicks and saw his biggest NBA opportunity to date, appearing in 17 contests and averaging 6.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 13.8 minutes per game. As he heads to a more talented Brooklyn roster, playing time will likely become even more difficult to come by, especially since the 22-year-old's two-way deal will only allow him to spend up to 45 days at the NBA level.
Ellenson has left the Knicks' summer league team for personal reasons, Chris Iseman of The Bergen Record reports.
It's not immediately clear why Ellenson has left the team. More information may arrive later on.
Ellenson will join the Knicks for summer league, Marc Berman of the New York Post reports.
Ellenson is currently a free agent, but he spent some time with the Knicks last season and could be a consideration to fill the team's final roster spot.
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