Monta Ellis

Jeff Kent rounds the bases while a member of the Giants during San Francisco's 9-1 win over the Rockies in Denver on Aug. 28, 2002. Kent missed the start of the 2002 season after being injured in a motorcycle accident, but initially claimed he had fallen while washing his pickup truck. (credit:  Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Athletic Fibbers Are Nothing New

The cover-up can be worse than the crime. And USC cornerback Josh Shaw is far from the first sports figure to spin a bogus story to explain an injury.

08/28/2014

Steve Nash #10 of the Los Angeles Lakers passes the ball against Jose Calderon #8 of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on November 5, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.  (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Lakers’ Defense Powerless In 123-104 Loss To Mavericks

The Lakers’ defense was relatively non-existent throughout their Monday night loss to the Dallas Mavericks

11/05/2013

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Lakers Express Interest In Golden State’s Monta Ellis

The Warriors and representatives for Monta Ellis are working cooperatively to see if a trade to a contending team can be arranged, a deal that would likely happen around the NBA draft later this month, a person with knowledge of the discussions told CBSSports.com.

06/09/2011

Los Angeles Lakers v Golden State Warriors

Lakers Seem To Have Turned Off The Switch

Monta Ellis scored 26 points, David Lee had 22 points and 17 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors held on to beat the suddenly sluggish Los Angeles Lakers 95-87 on Wednesday night.

04/06/2011

Golden State Warriors v Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Going For Six-Pack Of Wins In Golden State

Even with Monta Ellis in the lineup, Golden State has been unable to beat the Los Angeles Lakers in almost three years. Without its star, pulling off that elusive victory becomes an even bigger challenge against the two-time defending NBA champions.

01/12/2011

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