Harold Ellis (basketball)

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Harold Ellis
Personal information
Born (1970-10-07) October 7, 1970 (age 49)
Atlanta, Georgia
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolFrederick Douglass
(Atlanta, Georgia)
CollegeMorehouse (1988–1992)
NBA draft1992 / Undrafted
Playing career1992–2001
Career history
1992Atlanta Eagles
1992–1993Quad City Thunder
1993Atlanta Eagles
1993–1994Quad City Thunder
19941995Los Angeles Clippers
1995–1996Aris Thessaloniki
1996–1997Apollon Patras
1997Tau Cerámica
1997Rockford Lightning
1997–1998Denver Nuggets
1999Rockford Lightning
1999–2001Las Vegas Silver Bandits
Career highlights and awards

Harold Ellis (born October 7, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'5" (1.96 m) shooting guard from Morehouse College, Ellis was never drafted by a National Basketball Association team but did manage to play in 3 NBA seasons.

Professional career[edit]

Following a two-season stint with the Quad City Thunder of the Continental Basketball Association, Ellis played for the Los Angeles Clippers from 1993 to 1995. He then moved to Europe and the Greek Basket League to play for Aris during the 1995–96 season, and Apollon Patras during the 1996–97 season. He then returned to the NBA to play for the Denver Nuggets during the 1997–98 season.

In his NBA career, Ellis played in 145 games and scored a total of 840 points. On January 14, 1994, he scored a career high 29 points as a member of the Clippers versus the Boston Celtics.

Coaching career[edit]

Ellis was a minor league coordinator/scout for the Atlanta Hawks[1] for six seasons, before his hiring on June 23, 2008 as an assistant coach to newly hired Detroit Pistons head coach Michael Curry.[2] From 2009 to 2012, he was a scout for the Pistons. In 2012, Ellis was named director of pro scouting for the Orlando Magic.[3]


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