Wayne Ellington Injury: Updates on Nets Guard's Possible Concussion and Return

Danny WebsterAnalyst III

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Wayne Ellington has found a niche as a starter for the Brooklyn Nets, but the thee-point specialist suffered a concussion on Monday night. However, he's ready to return to the court.

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Ellington Active vs. Lakers

Tuesday, March 1

The Nets announced Ellington is active for Tuesday night's game against Los Angeles, per ESPN's Mike Mazzeo.

Ellington Crucial to Nets Backcourt 

Ellington is going to be relied on even more going forward now that Joe Johnson is a member of the Miami Heat after the Nets waived Johnson. With point guard Jarrett Jack out for the year with a torn ACL, Ellington becomes Brooklyn's primary scorer in the backcourt at just under eight points per game.


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