By Marcus Thompson
Thursday, November 12th, 2009 at 12:19 pm in Uncategorized.
So here is what went down.
Practice ended and players were winding down. Some were shooting. Some were talking. Ellis, Jackson and guard Acie Law were sitting on a bench taking off their hoop shoes, etc. Then Nelson, who had left practice and came back, casually walked by the bench. Monta had a question:
ELLIS: “Coach. Why do I get blamed for everything?”
NELSON: “What have I ever blamed you for?”
ELLIS: “For everything. For everything. For people not knowing the plays. I didn’t do this. I didn’t that.”
Nelson waved both hands at Ellis, as if to brush him off, and walked off shaking his head.
Ellis: “See. That’s why I won’t do it. I just won’t do it.”
Ellis declined to comment after practice, so I have no idea what he won’t do.