Tyrone Ellis playing an exhibition match in Madrid.
October 5, 1977 |
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|High school||David W. Carter (Dallas, Texas)|
|College||Southern Nazarene (1997–2001)|
|2001–2002||Huntsville Flight (D-League)|
|2003–2005||Skyliners Frankfurt (Germany)|
|2005||Bellevue Blackhawks (ABA)|
|2006–2007||Basket Napoli (Italy)|
|2007–2010||Cajasol Sevilla (Spain)|
|2011–2012||Lucentum Alicante (Spain)|
|2012–present||Tulsa 66ers (assistant coach)|
Tyrone Ellis (born October 5, 1977 in Dallas, Texas) was a naturalized Georgian professional basketball player, originally from the United States. He is 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) tall and played as a shooting guard. He is currently in his first year as the assistant coach of the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League.
Since his graduation from Southern Nazarene University, Ellis has played professional basketball in the United States (Huntsville Flight), Germany (Frankfurt Skyliners), Turkey (Beşiktaş Cola Turka), Italy (Basket Napoli) and Spain (Casademont Girona, Cajasol Sevilla, Asefa Estudiantes).
Georgia national team
Ellis is also a member of the Georgia national basketball team. He played with the team at the Division B Eurobasket 2009 and averaged 16.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists during the tournament. In the finals against Belarus he averaged 13.5 points and 3.0 assists and helped Georgia to move up to Division A.