By Marcus Thompson
Thursday, April 26th, 2007 at 4:11 pm in Uncategorized.
The Warriors youngster was named the league’s Most Improved Player, edging out Sacramento’s Kevin Martin by three votes. He certainly deserves it more than Martin, or Deron Williams, who finished a distant third.
The only disappointing result of the voting was that my guy finished FIFTH! Andris Biedrins gets no love, huh?
Don’t look now, but Ellis’ career is following the same pattern of Gilbert Arenas. Expected to be a first round pick but falls to second … snatched up by the Warriors … inexplicably rides the bench until the season is lost, then plays really well when he gets the chance … comes in the following year playing like a future star … dominates in the rookie game … wins Most Improved Player Award (Gilbert won in 2002-03) … signs as a free agent with Washington … the Warriors better keep that last part from happening